Military sends Congress $17B wish list following flat budget request

By Tony Bertuca / June 1, 2021 at 9:29 PM
The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps have sent Congress unfunded priorities lists worth $17 billion, according to documents obtained by Inside Defense . The wish lists follow the Pentagon's submission of a flat, $715 billion budget request for fiscal year 2022 and are likely to be featured in Congress' upcoming debate over defense spending. The Navy has identified $5.5 billion in unfunded priorities, the Air Force $4.2 billion, the Army $4.4 billion and the Marine Corps nearly $3...

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