U.S. Army budget officials on Friday released the full list of 41 program eliminations and 39 program reductions.
Under the Defense Department's budget plan, funds for the European Defense Initiative would be cut to $4.5 billion.
U.S. Army budget officials have released the top 20 programs the service wants to cut to fund future modernization programs.
Pentagon officials confirmed Monday that the budget request would cut at least some funding to Stars and Stripes.
“Border security is national security,” Esper said, “and national security is our mission.”
Some of the programs targeted for reduction had been overfunded by Congress at levels above the military's original request.
The Pentagon has proposed a cut to funding for Stars and Stripes as part of its $705.4 billion budget request.
It's the second-highest pay raise for troops since 2010.
Lawmakers are hitting back against the Navy's plans to cut shipbuilding over the next several years.
As the global race for hypersonic weapons intensifies, the U.S. just decided to abandon one of its prototype programs.