Inside the Pentagon - May 10, 2018

DOD plans to shift $190B from OCO to base budget between FY-20 and FY-23

By Jason Sherman  
May 9, 2018 at 7:17 PM
The Defense Department has established a new line in its spending forecast to account for shifting $190 billion from war costs back into the base budget between fiscal years 2020 and 2023, according to the office of the Pentagon's comptroller. The "National Defense Budget Estimates For Fiscal Year 2019," a 276-page document commonly known as the Green Book and prepared by the Pentagon comptroller's office, introduces a new budget subfunction called "OCO to base," to reflect Pentagon plans to realign...

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