Accession Number : AD1018140

Title :   Surgically Shaping a Financial Hydra: Reprogramming United States Air Force End Strength to the Air Reserve Component

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Air War College Maxwell Air Force Base United States

Personal Author(s) : Anderson,Darrin K

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Report Date : 14 Feb 2012

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The financial crisis in the United States constitutes an ominous threat to national security. The economic instrument of power represents the essential foundation for the pillars of diplomatic, informational, and military strength. Given the severity of the crisis, no governmental department or agency is immune from scrutiny, and comprehensive decisions are in order to get the budget under control.

Descriptors :   air force personnel , base closures , national security , active duty , national guard , department of defense , military force levels , military budgets , department of defense , conflict , risk management , decision making , leadership , contingency operations , military modernization

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE