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Defense Primer: Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) Process : Congressional Research Service (CRS) , May 20, , 2022

May 20, 2022

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From the introduction: “Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) is the Department of Defense (DOD) process for allocating resources among the armed services, defense agencies, and other components. The annual process serves as the framework for DOD civilian and military leaders to decide which programs and force management requirements to fund based on strategic objectives. This product describes a notional PPBE process from the perspective of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). In practice, aspects of the process may differ based on current events or leadership preferences.”


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