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US Military Readiness

Is The U.S. In Shape to Be A World Power?

Jeffrey Shaffer | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Shaffer

Can we really claim the ability to project American power anywhere in the world, at any time, when 75 percent of our 17 to 24 year olds can't meet the qualifications for military service?

Anti-Military Militancy Has Gotten Out of Hand

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Rampant NIMBYism is reaching new heights, literally, as residents of rural Colorado rise up in opposition to a proposed modest increase in the number of low-level military training flights.

Thousands Of Active Duty US Soldiers Unfit For War Duty

Aol News | DAVID WOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More than 13,000 active-duty Army soldiers -- the equivalent of four combat brigades -- are sidelined as unfit for war because of injury, illness, or ...

Senior Army Officials: US Readiness Dangerously Low

Washington Post | Ann Scott Tyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior Army and Marine Corps leaders said yesterday that the increase of more than 30,000 troops in Iraq and Afghanistan has put unsustainable levels ...