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Russell Rumbaugh quoted in Foreign Policy on the FY15 OCO Budget Request

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The Stimson Center’s Russell Rumbaugh said he thought
Winnefeld offered a very robust defense of what Rumbaugh calls the
“retainer model,” where the Pentagon’s $500 billion base budget
covers the costs of just having a Defense Department, but if it’s required to
go out and do anything, it needs to be paid more.

Winnefeld’s comments stir up a debate about when
supplemental spending should be used for military operations, Rumbaugh said.
“It’s absolutely unclear what the future of OCO is, and there is some
jostling about the positioning of it.”

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