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Trump Administration's March 2017 Defense Budget Proposals: Frequently Asked Questions [April 3, 2017]   [open pdf - 691KB]

From the Introduction: "On March 16, 2017, the Trump Administration released two defense budget proposals a proposal for national defense (budget function 050) discretionary spending for fiscal year (FY) 2018 as part of the Administration's 'Budget Blueprint' for federal spending, and a detailed request for additional FY0217 funding for Department of Defense (DOD) military activities. For FY2017, the Administration is seeking $30 billion for DOD military activities (budget subfunction 051) in addition to the amounts requested by the Obama Administration. Of this amount, $24.9 billion is slated for 'base budget' activities and $5.1 billion is associated with Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO). The 'Budget Blueprint' includes a $603 billion request for national defense (budget function 050) discretionary budget authority for FY2018 base budget requirements and $65 billion for OCO. This report addresses several 'frequently asked questions' regarding these proposals."

Report Number:
CRS Report for Congress, R44806
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2017-04-03
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Public Domain
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Federation of American Scientists: http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html
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