Wyatt: Pentagon Should Pay More Attention to Homeland Defense

By John Reed / July 29, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Air National Guard chief Lt. Gen. Harry Wyatt today laid out the Guard's position on the Pentagon's ongoing Quadrennial Defense Review, calling for an increased focus on defending the continental United States from a variety of threats. The current national defense strategy calls for the military to be able to fight two major wars while being able to simultaneously deal with another crisis. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and other top officials have said this strategy is being reworked -- and...

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