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Defense FY 2021

President Trump has released his FY 2021 budget. While unpacking the numbers for all military related expenditures is tricky, it appears that U.S. expenditures on war will exceed $1 trillion.
——Marvin Zonis

President Trump’s Proposed Budget, FY 2021
(October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021):

Department of Defense – Military Programs
$753.3 billion

Department of Veterans Affairs
$235.3 billion

Department of Energy, Nuclear Weapons
$15.6 billion

Intelligence Community (not funded by the DOD)
$40.2 billion (estimate)

Total (not including the FBI or Department of Homeland Security)
$1,044.4 trillion

https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/historical-tables/

U.S. Defense Expenditures in Fiscal Year 2019
(October 1, 2018 to September 30, 2019):

Department of Defense Budget
$686 billion

Department of Veterans Affairs
$201 billion

Department of Energy, Nuclear Weapons
$15.2 billion

Intelligence Community (not funded by the DOD)
$40.2 billion (estimate)

Total (not including the FBI or Department of Homeland Security)
$942.2 billion

https://www.defenseone.com/ideas/2020/01/why-does-us-spend-so-much-defense/162657/?oref=defense_one_breaking_nl

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