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Army senior leaders call for sustained funding levels to support readiness, modernization

Courtney McBride   | April 12, 2018
Increased funding is helping the Army restore readiness and modernize the force, but the return of the spending caps imposed by the Budget Control Act would severely harm this work, according to the service’s top uniformed and civilian officials. Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley told the Senate Armed Services Committee this morning the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which established higher toplines for the Defense Department in fiscal year 2018 and FY-19, "stopped the steep decline and stopped the...

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