Historical Defense Spending
Created on January 30, 2015
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Sources: U.S. Department of Defense, National Defense Budget Estimates for FY 2015, April 2014, http://comptroller.defense.gov/Portals/45/Documents/defbudget/fy2015/FY15_Green_Book.pdf (accessed January 16, 2015), and Heritage Foundation calculations.
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