The U.S. military is only marginally prepared to fulfill its constitutional obligation to provide for the common defense.
The Heritage Foundation’s 2015 Index of U.S. Military Strength, the first-of-its-kind evaluation of military preparedness, identifies the four key areas the Department of Defense ought to improve in order to reestablish a robust defense.
Since the DOD has the most authority and capacity to address wasteful defense practices. By addressing four critical obstacles to improving operations in a systematic and integrated manner over the first months and years of the next Administration, the next leadership team in the Pentagon can lay the best foundation for a better-performing defense enterprise.
These are the four critical areas for improvement: Continue Reading »