Sequestration Cuts May Turn Military Into ‘Hollow Force’

FighterWhile the cuts to the Department of Defense’s (DOD) discretionary spending this year have been lower than expected at $37 billion, DOD spends most of the money it receives from Congress as outlays over several years, the report said. For example, the report mentioned the $3.2 billion appropriated by Congress this year to DOD for new submarines, which will be spent over seven years.

Continue to the original source »

About TCS News

TCS News was founded to support the principles of conservative Americans. We provide regular news articles, opinions and discussion related to current issues.