Merzlak, Paul
August 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2011, Vol. 137 Issue 8, p4
Conference Proceeding
The author reflects on the impact of defense budget cuts on the national security services of the U.S. He discusses the need for upgrading air and surface capabilities of the nation, and states that budget cuts will put an adverse impact on the enhancement procedure of these services. He also emphasizes on the need for advancing national Sea Services such as the U.S. Coast Guard, and U.S. Marine Corps.


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