Biden’s Pen­ta­gon Slat­ed To Spend Near­ly $270 Mil­lion On Diver­si­ty Agen­da

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Biden’s Pentagon Slated To Spend Nearly 0 Million On Diversity Agenda

The Depart­ment of Defense (DOD) could drop near­ly $270 mil­lion in tax­pay­er funds to fur­ther the diver­si­ty, equi­ty, inclu­sion, and acces­si­bil­i­ty (DEI) agen­da from fis­cal years 2022 to 2024.
The DOD has scaled up its spend­ing on DEIA in the past three years, jump­ing from $68 mil­lion in fis­cal year 2022 to $86.5 mil­lion in fis­cal year 2023. But the fig­ure surged anoth­er $28.2 mil­lion to $114.7 mil­lion in the department’s ini­tial request for fis­cal year 2024.
If the DOD’s ini­tial request for DEIA fund­ing is includ­ed in the final leg­is­la­tion, the depart­ment will have spent $269.2 mil­lion on diver­si­ty ini­tia­tives across fis­cal years 2022, 2023, and 2024, an aver­age of $89.7 mil­lion per year.
Biden’s Pen­ta­gon has repeat­ed­ly pushed for fur­ther adop­tions of the DEI agen­da in its oper­a­tions. The department’s Strate­gic …