Heritage recommends authorizing additional Army end-strength increases for FY-18 NDAA

By Connie Lee / March 29, 2017 at 4:11 PM
Lawmakers should consider authorizing the Army to restore active troop levels to "well above" 500,000 soldiers and provide the means for the service to modernize its systems, according to a new report from the Heritage Foundation. In "Preventing a Defense Crisis: The 2018 National Defense Authorization Act Must Begin to Restore U.S. Military Strength," analysts make multiple recommendations on what Congress should include in the FY-18 NDAA to bolster each service. The Trump administration has been known to leverage ideas...

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