Pentagon Wants To Reprogram $1 Billion To Fight Ebola In Africa

By Tony Bertuca / September 17, 2014 at 3:31 PM
The Defense Department has requested that Congress allow it to reprogram a total of $1 billion in fiscal year 2014 overseas contingency operations funds to launch a major effort to fight Ebola in Africa, a Pentagon official has confirmed. "DOD has requested to reprogram an additional $500 million in fiscal year 2014 OCO funds to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to fight Ebola," the official told Sept. 17. "This is on top of a previous reprogramming request of $500...

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