Planning, Programming, Budget & Execution (PPBE) Process
- Overview: PPBE Process
- Overview: Financial Management
- (P) Planning
- (P) Programming
- (B) Budgeting
- (E) Execution
- PPBE Map - Flow Chart
- Appropriation Categories
- Budget Activity (BA)
- Budget Authority (BA)
- Budget Change Proposal (BCP)
- Budget Exhibits
- Color of Money
- Congress Authorization Committees
- Defense Acquisition Workforce
- Defense Planning Guidance (DPG)
- Enactment
- Future Year Defense Program (FYDP)
- Guidance for Development of Force
- Guidance for Employment of Force
- Impounded Resolution
- Inflation
- Joint Programming Guidance (JPG)
- Joint Urgent Operational Need (JUON)
- Major Budget Issue
- Major Force Program (MFP) 
- National Defense Budget (Green Book)
- National Defense Strategy (NDS)
- National Military Strategy (NMS)
- National Security Strategy (NSS)
- On Off Year
- Outlay
- PPBE Issues
- Program Budget Accounting System
- Pogram Budget Decision (PBD)
- Program Change Proposal (PCP)
- Program Element (PE)
- Program Decision Memorandum (PDM)
- Program Executive Officer (PEO)
- Program Management Office (PMO)
- Program Objective Memorandum (POM)
- Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR)
- RDT&E Programs Budget Exhibit
- Resource Management Decision (RMD)
- Strategic Planning Guidance (SPG)
- Test and Evaluation Funding
- Total Obligation Authority (TOA)
- Type of Funds
- Unit Cost Report (UCR)
PPBE Process
Budget Exhibit's

Budget Exhibit's are prepared by the DoD Components to support requests for appropriations from Congress and help justify the President’s Budget.  Appropriation decisions are based on content of budget exhibits:


Budget Exhibit's supporting requests for an appropriation are called:
Procurement and RDT&E budget exhibits are among the most important documents prepared in support of acquisition programs because they essentially "tell the story" of the programs to the DoD Components, the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), and members of Congress and their staffs.   If this story is incomplete, inaccurate, confusing, or inconsistent, an acquisition program may have its structure and/or budget significantly altered by any of these decision-makers.      

- They are also called Doc’s instead of Forms  

AcqLinks and References:
- DoD Army PPBE Executive Overview
- DAU Lesson "Introduction to Budget Exhibits"
- DAU Lesson "RDT&E Budget Exhibits"


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