William Moran

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Readiness trumps buildup in new defense budget

The Defense Department is requesting $575 billion in its base budget, a $52 billion increase from last year to help increase readiness.

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Defense Secretary James Mattis/(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)James Mattis

Mattis begins military beef up with memo

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Navy wants Trump to prioritize readiness over building fleet

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