Friday, May 7, 2010
Defense Budget as Microcosm of Overall Budget...
- In the midst of two long-running wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, defense officials are increasingly worried that the government's generosity is unsustainable and that it will leave them with less money to buy weapons and take care of equipment.
- .."we'll have to take some dramatic measures ourselves to sustain the force we have,"..
- Overall, personnel expenses constitute about one-quarter of defense spending.