National Security Works Best in Uniform

Elvin, John
April 2002
Insight on the News;4/22/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p35
Discusses issues on the quality of security guards at U.S. military installations. Overview of basic military training; Efforts done by the administration to allow the Defense Department to hire private contractors of security guards; Issues raised by the American Federation of Government Employees.


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