White House details its $70 billion supplemental war funding request for FY '09

Rutherford, Emelie
May 2008
Defense Daily;5/5/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 25, p2
Market Research Report
The article reports that the White House has sent the U.S. Congress details on its $70 billion supplemental fiscal year 2009 request for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, seeking equipment funds to buy drone aircraft, transport armored vehicles and counter roadside bombs. The administration asked Congress for $70 billion in war funds when it submitted the Pentagon's base budget proposal in February 2008.


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