Real growth in Army budget? 'It's more complicated than it sounds'

By Ethan Sterenfeld / March 28, 2022 at 6:16 PM
The Army's budget director was not immediately able to answer a question today about the rate of real growth in the service's fiscal year 2023 budget request compared with the FY-22 budget. “I’ll have to get back to you on the percent of real growth question,” Maj. Gen. Mark Bennett said at a press conference today at the Pentagon for the Army’s budget rollout. “It’s more complicated than it sounds.” Cost increases have led to extra expenditures of $1 billion...

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