Carter: Review Has Prepared DOD For Fiscal Uncertainty

By Christopher J. Castelli / June 5, 2013 at 3:55 PM
Pentagon officials have scoured the defense budget during their review of strategic choices, preparing the Defense Department to make balanced spending changes amid great fiscal uncertainty, Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said today. Through the Strategic Choices and Management Review, DOD has "scrutinized 38 categories of department spending, every nickel in the whole damn place," Carter said, "ranging from bombers to cyber, from pay and healthcare to the Office of the Secretary of Defense and other headquarters, every dollar." "We...

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