The House version of the 2019 NDAA marks a good step forward in the drive to rebuild the U.S. military.
- Frederico Bartels, Tom Spoehr
- The National Interest
Good news for those who recognize the need to rebuild our military: the House of Representatives has passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with broad bipartisan support, 351–66.
The bill continues last year’s welcome emphasis on strengthening our armed forces.
February’s passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 established a topline defense budget of $716 billion for FY 2019, removing much of the drama from this year’s NDAA debate.
That budget increase was an essential first step on the…