TITLE

Defense Planning: DOD Needs to Review the Costs and Benefits of Basing Alternatives for Army Forces in Europe

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;9/13/2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need of the U.S. Department of Defense to have a review of the costs and benefits of stationing alternatives for Army Forces in Europe. It examines the extent to which the plans of the Army align with the evolving strategic concept in Europe and the posture plans of the U.S. The importance of comprehensive analysis to allow the Army to have sufficient information to identify the most cost effective approach to maintain military presence in Europe is cited.
ACCESSION #
53919906

 

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