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President Donald J. Trump signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill on March 23, 2018 that includes a $160 billion boost in defense spending over two years, reversing years of decline and unpredictable funding.

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Senior Officers Discuss Military Personnel Posture at House Hearing
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April 13, 2018 | 01:08:10
Army Lt. Gen. Thomas C. Seamands, deputy chief of staff for manpower and personnel; Navy Vice Adm. Robert P. Burke, deputy chief of naval operations for manpower and personnel; Air Force Lt. Gen. Gina M. Grosso, deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services; and Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael A. Rocco, deputy commandant for manpower and reserve affairs, testify at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the military's personnel posture, April 13, 2018.
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DoD Topline:

FY 2001 - FY 2019

Base budget + Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)/Other Budget Numbers may not add due to rounding

FY 2019 Priorities

  • Build a More Lethal Force
  • Strengthen Alliances and Attract New Partners
  • Reform Business Practices of the Department
  • Your Service Members

    Army Seal

    Soldiers
    1,030,500

    Navy Seal

    Sailors
    394,500

    Marines Seal

    Marines
    224,600

    Air Force Seal

    Airmen
    506,200

    Number by end of FY 2019, includes Active, Guard, Reserve