Pentagon breaks down $20B OCO 'realignment' for FY-19

By Tony Bertuca / February 23, 2018 at 5:13 PM
The Pentagon has "realigned" $20 billion initially pegged for its fiscal year 2019 Overseas Contingency Operations request and directed it toward the military's base budgets to adhere to a bipartisan congressional spending deal, according to a detailed breakdown provided to Inside Defense . "The FY 2019 OCO budget request is changing to reflect the congressional budget deal announced after the printing of budget justification materials," according to a statement from Christopher Sherwood, a Defense Department spokesman. "Specifically, a total of...

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