Forum 4 DEFM - 1 Identify and describe the three sub-categories of the national defense budget and how they relate to the acquisition process 2 Discuss

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1) Identify and describe the three sub-categories of the national defense budget and how they relate to the acquisition process. 2) Discuss the difference between un-obligated and un-expended funds and describe their role in the defense budget process. National Defense Budget The three sub-categories of the national defense budget are Base Budget, War Funding and Supplementals. The three sub-categories relate to the acquisition process by providing areas in which funds will be allocated for various needed acquisitions. The Base Budget is the primary part of the defense budget. The next sub-category is War Funding. War Funding is funds allocated to spend on the war effort. This category would include disaster assistance, funding for the Global War on Terror, and overseas contingency operations. Lastly, supplements would consist of other emergency needed funds and unanticipated urgent requirements. Un-obligated funds refer to budget authority that has been appropriated by Congress for specific
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  • Spring '17
  • Business, United States Department of Defense, budgeting process, Overseas Contingency Operation, national defense budget, Under Secretary of Defense.

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