Obama Submits First DoD Budget To Hill, Pledges End To Supplementals

Malenic, Marina
May 2009
Defense Daily;5/8/2009, Vol. 242 Issue 27, p1
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The article reports that a $663.8 billion Pentagon budget was sent by U.S. President Barack Obama to the Congress for fiscal year 2010 stressing the need to cut wasteful spending. Obama said that the elimination of unnecessary defense programs will help in saving money. $533.8 billion to fund base defense programs and $130 billion to support contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan are included in the request.


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