DOD Asks Congress To Reprogram $9.6 Billion

By Christopher J. Castelli / May 17, 2013 at 9:42 PM
The Defense Department has provided Congress two reprogramming requests totaling $9.6 billion, according to a cover letter sent to Congress today by Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale. The fiscal year 2013 reprogramming actions "represent an important step in our efforts to avoid further adverse effects on critical military capabilities," Hale writes. "These reprogramming actions, which depend entirely on the use of existing transfer authority, are designed primarily to offset large shortfalls in Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding and unanticipated fuel bills,...

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