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Cost of War to the United States

Cost of War to the United States
About | Embed | Localize | Military To embed the Department of Defense (FY2014) counter on your website, blog, etc, follow these simple instructions: 1) Add the following javascript to your page: Add the following code wherever you want the counter to show up: NOTE: This doesn't need to be a <div>. Use whatever tag you need. A Note About Style We've intentionally left out any styles for this embeddable counter, instead leaving it up to you to provide styles consistent with the look of your site. <div id="npp-widget-department-defense" class="npp-widget"><h3 class="npp-widget-title"> Department of Defense (FY2014) </h3><p class="npp-widget-summary"> Every <span> hr(s)</span>, taxpayers in <span></span> are paying <span>$###</span> for <span>Department of Defense (FY2014)</span>. This counter displays estimated fiscal 2014 funding for the Department of Defense base budget. Note: This counter does not reflect the across-the-board cuts of sequestration that were implemented on March 1, 2013.

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