The Pentagon comptroller has launched a website with all the materials it has released about the fiscal 2020 budget request.
House Armed Services Committee Republicans released a policy paper supporting the growth in the budget.
The committee’s chairman continued to push back against the President’s wall funding request and padding the overseas contingency operations (OCO) fund to get around budget caps. “It’s FOCO – fake OCO,” Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) said in a speech Wednesday, according to CQ.
DOD’s budget request cuts commissary funding by 21 percent, but the Defense Commissary Agency insists it will not impact customers, according to Military Times.
The budget would also cut about 15,000 military medical positions, making them civilian positions instead, according to Military.com.