The Air Force is requesting $119 billion in Fiscal 2012, plus another $16.4 billion to support the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to its new spending proposal unveiled on Feb. 14, 2011. That $135.4 billion for Air Force-specific programs grows to a total of $166.3 billion when factoring the $30.9 billion in additional spending requested to cover the Air Force's portions of joint initiatives across the Defense Department. Here, new airmen participate in the basic military training graduation parade at Lackland AFB, Tex.
Air Force photo by MSgt. Ken Wright
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