DOD taxing military services for continued southwest border support to DHS

By Tony Bertuca / April 13, 2023 at 3:17 PM
The Defense Department is directing the military services to each identify $166.8 million in funding that can be reprogrammed to help pay for DOD’s continued support to the Department of Homeland Security at the southwest border, according to a new Pentagon document. The Pentagon comptroller’s office, in a new memo , states DOD’s support to DHS at the border is estimated to cost about $500.4 million in fiscal year 2023, which will be “sourced equally among the military departments.” The...

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