FY2021 Defense Appropriations Act: Context and Selected Issues

The Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2021, provided funding for an end-strength of 2.15 million military personnel in the active and reserve components—10,300 more personnel than the FY2020 enacted amount—and for a 3% military pay raise. The legislation provided funding in new appropriation accounts for the Space Force (e.g., Procurement, Space Force and Research, Development,… Continue Reading FY2021 Defense Appropriations Act: Context and Selected Issues