Congressional task force eyes controversial recommendations on future of defense

By Justin Doubleday / March 18, 2020 at 3:25 PM
A congressional task force studying how the Defense Department could better adapt for the future is preparing potentially controversial recommendations on issues like Pentagon spending priorities, U.S. efforts in Africa and the military's approach to pandemics like the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The House Armed Services Committee "Future of Defense" Task Force is plodding an uncertain path as the COVID-19 outbreak calls into question the timing of congressional defense legislation this year, task force Co-Chair Seth Moulton (D-MA) told Inside Defense...

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