DOD plans to shift $190 billion from OCO to base budget between FY-20 and FY-23

By Jason Sherman / May 9, 2018 at 11:48 AM
The Defense Department has established a new line in its spending forecast to account for shifting $190 billion from war costs back into the base budget between fiscal years 2020 and 2023, according to the office of the Pentagon's comptroller. The " National Defense Budget Estimates For Fiscal Year 2019 ," a 276-page document commonly known as the "Green Book" and prepared by the Pentagon comptroller's office, introduces a new budget subfunction called "OCO to base," to reflect Pentagon plans...

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