McCarthy: Army's share of DOD budget 'not even close' to one-third

By Ashley Tressel / January 17, 2020 at 12:21 PM
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said this week the Army gets a smaller slice of the spending pie than the other services, contributing to a public discussion by service leaders about who deserves more funding. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday first brought up the issue at the annual Surface Navy Association symposium this week, saying the Navy needs a larger share of the Pentagon's budget to meet its goal of a 355-ship fleet within 10 years. McCarthy, responding to...

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