Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Providing for the Common Defense: What 10 Years of Progress Would Look Like

From the Heritage Foundation:
If the President and Congress make the right decisions over the next 10 years, America will have the optimal military to keep the nation safe, free, and prosperous while responding to the emerging national security challenges of the 21st century. Achieving the ideal composition and capabilities of U.S. military forces will require:
Building a robust complement of capabilities for the spectrum of missions the armed forces will face,
Ensuring adequate funding for ongoing operations,
Maintaining a trained and ready all-volunteer force,
Preparing for the future, and
Fundamentally reforming manpower and procure­ment policies.
(full article)

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