Pentagon wants to transfer $1.7B, tapping savings from COVID-19 restrictions

By Tony Bertuca / October 9, 2020 at 5:29 PM
(Editor’s note: The Pentagon recently posted congressional responses to this reprogramming request and a large omnibus request made in June.) The Pentagon is requesting approval from Congress to reprogram $1.7 billion in defense funds across a range of programs, identifying some areas where funds are available for transfer because of training reductions and facility closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to documents obtained by Inside Defense . The request is the second large reprogramming package the Defense...

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