Military Construction Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies: FY2011 Appropriations
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The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies appropriations bill provides funding for the planning, design, construction, alteration, and improvement of facilities used by active and reserve military components worldwide. It capitalizes military family housing and the U.S. share of the NATO Security Investment Program, and finances the implementation of installation closures and realignments. It underwrites veterans benefit and health care programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs, provides for the creation and maintenance of U.S. cemeteries and battlefield monuments within the United States and abroad, and supports the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Armed Forces Retirement Homes, and Arlington National Cemetery. The bill also funds construction supporting military operations overseas known as Overseas Contingency Operations, or OCO, a function previously carried out through emergency supplemental appropriations, and advance appropriations for veterans medical services.
- Administration and Management
- Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies
- Military Forces and Organizations