Chiarelli: New Policy Preventing Recap Drove Down Army's Reset Budget Request

By Marjorie Censer / July 9, 2009 at 5:00 AM
A new Obama administration policy restricting the Army from using fiscal year 2010 supplemental funds to recapitalize equipment has driven down the service's reset budget request, according to the Army's vice chief of staff. Recap allows the service to add new capability to equipment while bringing it back to usable condition, while reset returns the vehicle to like-new condition but in its original configuration. Gen. Peter Chiarelli told House Armed Services Committee members at a hearing today that the service,...

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