Milley: FY-18 budget is a start, but real build comes in FY-19

By Courtney McBride / May 30, 2017 at 11:02 AM
The fiscal year 2017 appropriation "stopped the bleeding" for the Army, and the FY-18 budget request should serve as a foundation for future growth, the service's chief of staff said last week. "What you did last year was you stopped a downward trend," Gen. Mark Milley told the Senate Armed Services Committee in a May 25 hearing. "You halted it. Stopped the bleeding, so to speak. We turned a corner. And we are in fact making slow but steady progress...

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