Overseas Contingency Operations: Reported Obligations for the Department of Defense

July 2009
GAO Reports;7/10/2009, p1
Government Document
The article reports on the annual obligations of the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) for its Overseas Contigency Operations (OCO). It notes that as of March 2009 DOD has been appropriated with a total of about $888 billion by Congress purposely for its OCO since 2001. Moreover, it states that the total annual obligations of DOD is amounted to $714.3 billion from fiscal year 2001 through fiscal year 2008 and for fiscal year 2009 starting from October 2008 through March 2009.


Related Articles

  • Proposed Defense Budget Doesn't Please Navy, Shipyards. Graves, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;02/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p10 

    Focuses on the issues regarding the 2003 budget allocation for the Department of Defense in the U.S. Insufficiency of the spending plans for the development and acquisitions of unmanned vehicles; Concerns of shipbuilding companies on the issue; Revisions proposed relative on the spending plan.

  • Appropriations Bill Has Good News for Navy and Marine Corps. Becker Jr., Fred R. // Officer;Dec98, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p40 

    Evaluates the Authorization and Appropriations law in the United States. Impact of the law on major funding needs of the Department of Defense (DoD); How the law was incorporated on several divisions of DoD.

  • President Clinton Signs DOD Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001.  // Contract Management;Oct2000, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p39 

    Reports on U.S. President Bill Clinton's signing into law the U.S. Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001.

  • The greening of the Pentagon. Isaacs, John // Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Sep1990, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p4 

    This article comments on how the Defense Department can re-rout funds to non-military causes. A major war in Europe is now virtually inconceivable, and the enemy of the past 45 years is a pale shadow of its former self. They cautioned that threats from Third World countries might require...

  • In Congress's Hands.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/16/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p28 

    The author discusses fiscal debates in the U.S. Congress over the 2016 budget of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Topics covered include legislators' consideration of cost-reduction measures such as base closures, the budget increase won by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space...

  • White House Wins Some, Loses Some in Money Bills. Ghent, Bill; Hess, David; Steel, Michael // National Journal;7/21/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 29, p2330 

    Provides updates on appropriation bills in the United States as of July 7, 2001. Veterans' Affairs-Housing and Urban Development; Agriculture; Treasury-Postal Service.

  • Lawmakers to Seek Reconciliation of '03 Omnibus Numbers. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;1/27/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31560, p7 

    Reports on the expected meeting U.S. House and Senate negotiators to finalize omnibus spending packages for fiscal year 2003 following the Senate's approval on the amount issue. Difficulties faced by negotiators due to differences in spending levels of different programs; Overview of federal...

  • AUDITING OUR BUDGETARY RESOURCES... An Opportunity and a Responsibility. EASTON, MARK; QUINN, JOE // Armed Forces Comptroller;Summer2012, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p16 

    The article explores the opportunities presented by the auditing of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) budget. It cites some uncertainties raised by today's budget cuts. To meet today's fiscal challenges, there are efforts by the DoD to achieve audit readiness. It notes the importance of the...

  • Defense Acquisitions: Status of Strategic C4 System Modernization and Plans to Integrate Additional Mission Capabilities: NSIAD-00-212R. Rodrigues, Louis J. // GAO Reports;8/25/2000, p1 

    Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) plans to modernize its current strategic command, control, communications, and computer (C4) capabilities for ballistic missile warning, space control, and air sovereignty/defense missions,...


Read the Article

Other Topics