58 minutes | Jun 10, 2021

President Joe Biden’s first defense budget request

On May 28, the White House will release its budget request for fiscal year 2022, including for the US military. This budget will provide early indicators of the new administration’s strategic priorities and inform the defense and foreign policy debates of the 117th Congress as the National Defense Authorization Act is developed.The new team in the Pentagon must deliver a budget that is consistent with strategic challenges yet balanced with President Joe Biden’s domestic policy agenda. Hot button issues include an overhaul of the Uniform Code of Military Justice regarding sexual assault, potential changes to the Joint Strike Fighter program, and what the new shipbuilding count and type mean for the near future.Watch the full event here.
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