Pentagon Plans For Worst-Case Budgets As Anti-ISIL Operations Total $424M

By Tony Bertuca / October 21, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Defense Department continues to plan for the worst should the automatic budget cuts triggered by sequestration remain law in fiscal year 2016, according to Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon's chief spokesman. "The guidance that has been given to the services has been to plan for both the president's budget estimated last year, which did not in the outyears account for sequestration, but also . . . for a budget that does account for sequestration," he told reporters at...

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