Pentagon FY-05 Budget Guidance Stresses Flexibility

By Thomas Duffy / May 14, 2003 at 5:00 AM
In building the fiscal year 2005 defense budget, Pentagon officials will take a "significantly different" approach than that used in crafting prior-year spending plans, and will particularly stress that there be a minimum number of program changes, according to interim guidance issued May 12. The guidance, sent out by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Pete Aldridge, said there would be no Defense Planning Guidance issued for 2005. Inside the Army reported May 5 that Defense Secretary...

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