Horlander offers estimate of FY-18 topline increase, notes Congress has final word

By Courtney McBride / February 21, 2018 at 11:48 AM
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 provides for topline increases for the Defense Department in fiscal year 2018 and FY-19, but the Army's share of that funding growth has not yet been finalized, according to a senior service official. Lt. Gen. Thomas Horlander, military deputy to the Army comptroller, said this morning the discussions are ongoing, but the working assumption is that the service could see an increase of approximately $6.5 billion in fiscal year 2018. He discussed the fiscal...

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