Congress wants Air Force to justify its restructuring plan before making any changes

By Shelley K. Mesch / March 21, 2024 at 1:22 PM
Congress plans to block the Air Force's restructuring plans unless the service can adequately justify the need, according to documents released today with the fiscal year 2024 appropriations conference bill. Any FY-24 funding for the Reoptimization for Great Power Competition initiative , which Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall announced last month, would be designated as a congressional special interest item, should the bill be signed into law, according to the joint explanatory statement . The Air Force secretary would need...

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