Worst-Case Budget Scenario For The Army Involves At Least $6 Billion Cut

By Sebastian Sprenger / February 3, 2015 at 3:43 PM
Army officials have crafted a kind of hierarchy of programs that would be considered for cuts if the Obama administration's gamble on sequestration relief and the passage of military reforms by Congress doesn't pan out. Service budget director Maj. Gen. Thomas Horlander said the Army would have to reduce its proposed fiscal year 2016 budget of $126.5 billion by roughly $6 billion if sequestration remains the law. "The sequester number fluctuates a little bit, based on a couple of factors,"...

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