McCarthy: Commands reduced spending by 2% under initial CR

By Ashley Tressel / November 22, 2019 at 11:40 AM
Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Thursday the Army has already felt the effects of the first continuing resolution that started Oct. 1, previously asking commands to reduce spending by 2%. "From a readiness standpoint, we had to notify our commands about a month, 45 days ago, to reduce [their] investment or expenditures and operations and maintenance, by 2%," McCarthy said at the American Enterprise Institute. "You started turning [the] knob down on training -- from an individual to a collective,...

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