Army's Supplemental Share More than $50 Billion

By Dan Dupont / December 20, 2006 at 5:00 AM
The Army is due to receive more than half of a $99.7 billion supplemental funding request prepared for Congress by the Pentagon, according to documents and sources. The Army's share includes more than $18.5 billion for operation and maintenance costs covering the active Army and the National Guard and Reserve. The service is also slated to receive $20.8 billion for procurement, with more than one-fourth of that total ($5.4 billion) earmarked for tactical and support vehicles, which are being used...

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