Defense Report Editorials

Defense Report Editorials

Defense Report Editorials

The Defense Report series was originally published in the form of a weekly editorial to be distributed to newspapers nationwide for publication. Nearly 600 Defense Report editorials were written before the series changed to a more in-depth, analytical format.

This series was published from 1976 to 1993.



The Effort to Kill Selective Service—A Big Step Backward
(Defense Report 93-8)

Can We Maintain Global Leadership While Dismantling Our Defenses?
(Defense Report 93-7)

In Matters of Close Air Support, There Can Be No Buck-Passing
(Defense Report 93-6)

The Volunteer Army—It's Not to be Taken for Granted
(Defense Report 93-5)

Capping Cost-of-Living Adjustments Creates A Lifetime Burden
(Defense Report 93-4)

Lifting the Ban—Not Merely An Administrative Matter
(Defense Report 93-3)

A Deployable Army—Can We Get There in Time?
(Defense Report 93-2)

Korea—Last Frontier of the Cold War
(Defense Report 93-1)


The Stakes Are High in the Military Drawdown
(Defense Report 92-10)

NATO's New Peacekeeping Role—It Lacks Teeth To Do the Job
(Defense Report 92-9)

The Guard and Reserves—How Deep to Cut?
(Defense Report 92-8)

Iran Rearms—Another Middle East Monster
(Defense Report 92-7)

Asia and the Pacific—Who Will Dominate?
(Defense Report 92-6)

Demobilizing Defense Plants—Isn't There A Better Way?
(Defense Report 92-5)

Son of Desert Storm—Could We Do It Again?
(Defense Report 92-4)

Cutting Back on Defense—Let's Get It Right This Time
(Defense Report 92-3)

Did the Desert Storm Abate Too Soon?
(Defense Report 92-2)

The Hottest Question: Who Controls Soviet Nukes?
(Defense Report 92-1)


After the Cold War—Reshaping NATO
(Defense Report 91-6)

Gutting the Army—We Can't Let It Happen Again
(Defense Report 91-5)

Everybody Loves a Parade—At Least They Ought To
(Defense Report 91-4)

Welcome Home—Here's Your Pink Slip
(Defense Report 91-3)

How We Did It—Smart Weapons Operated By Smart People
(Defense Report 91-2)

Victory in the Persian Gulf—Only America Could Do It
(Defense Report 91-1)


Apache Helicopter and Abrams Tank Criticized—Army Secretary Delivers Rebuttal
(Defense Report 90-12)

With all the Turmoil in the Soviet Union, are Moscow's Nukes Safe?
(Defense Report 90-11)

Sealift—The Achilles Heel of Contingency Forces?
(Defense Report 90-10)

Smart Weapons May Help, But Wars are Won by Soldiers on the Ground
(Defense Report 90-9)

Lessons Learned from Operation Desert Shield—We Need to Listen Up
(Defense Report 90-8)

The Total Army—Inspiring Concept, Still Unfilled!
(Defense Report 90-7)

Using the Talents of Ex-Servicemen—A Real Return on Investment
(Defense Report 90-6)

Here We Go Again—Military Lags Behind Comparability
(Defense Report 90-5)

The First Demand of Military Reductions: Facing Reality
(Defense Report 90-4)

Since When Does National Security Policy Come from the Boardroom?
(Defense Report 90-3)

Slashing Military Personnel Accounts—The Unkindest Cut of All
(Defense Report 90-2)

Reducing the Defense Budget—Care and Common Sense Are Needed
(Defense Report 90-1)


Third World Combat Capabilities—Another Aspect of the Threat to Peace
(Defense Report 89-8)

Changes in the Real World Require Rethinking the Future Army
(Defense Report 89-7)

Closing the Revolving Door—Have We Shut Out All the Talent?
(Defense Report 89-6)

Wherefore Our National Security Strategy?
(Defense Report 89-5)

In Our Rapidly Changing World, What Price Leadership?
(Defense Report 89-4)

The Bush Arms Control Initiatives—We Must Proceed With Caution
(Defense Report 89-3)

The Military in the Drug War—Truly a Valid Mission
(Defense Report 89-2)

The Erosion of Federal Retirement Pay—Again the Government Reneges
(Defense Report 89-1)


Military Medical Care—Its Condition It Serious but Not Terminal
(Defense Report 88-14)

The INF Treaty—A Time for Cooperation, A Time for Caution
(Defense Report 88-13)

Putting the Military Pay Raise in Limbo Puts a Lot of Strain on Service People
(Defense Report 88-12)

The Senate Tries to Pressure Our Allies—It Could Hurt More Than It Helps
(Defense Report 88-11)

To Neglect Army Modernization is to Endanger Military Readiness
(Defense Report 88-10)

All the Services Count, but Ground Forces Ultimately Determine Victory
(Defense Report 88-9)

The Army Reserve and National Guard—How Much More Can They Carry?
(Defense Report 88-8)

A Moratorium on Spending for Defense—Can We Sweep Our Problems Under the Rug?
(Defense Report 88-7)

Closing Excess Military Bases—No Time for Playing Politics
(Defense Report 88-6)

Congress Sees the Need to Raise Military Pay, But Doesn't Want to Fund It
(Defense Report 88-5)

The Erosion of Military Pay—It's Not the Way to Keep Good People
(Defense Report 88-4)

Improving Military Commissaries—Should the Results Come Before the Tests?
(Defense Report 88-3)

Cutting the Civilian Workforce—Can the Army Keep on Rolling?
(Defense Report 88-2)

The 1989 Defense Budget—A Giant Leap Backward
(Defense Report 88-1)


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps—Alive and Well on America's Campuses
(Defense Report 87-26)

The Gramm-Rudman Budget Axe—A Serious Threat to our Security
(Defense Report 87-25)

The Calm in Nicaragua—Is it Peace of Just an Illusion?
(Defense Report 87-24)

Impact Aid—Must Legislation for the 100th Congress
(Defense Report 87-23)

Nicaraguan Freedom Fighters—Rebels with a Just Cause
(Defense Report 87-22)

Governors Battle Courts and Congress for Control of Guard
(Defense Report 87-21)

Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve—Vital to National Defense
(Defense Report 87-20)

Sharing the Burdens of NATO—Do Our Allies Do Enough?
(Defense Report 87-19)

Improving Our Conventional Military Capability—A National Imperative
(Defense Report 87-18)

Maintaining Our NATO Alliance—It Takes More Than Money
(Defense Report 87-17)

Soviet Expansion in the Pacific—Can We Meet the Challenge?
(Defense Report 87-16)

The Threat of Chemical Warfare—Are We Prepared to Face Reality?
(Defense Report 87-15)

Political Unrest in Panama Poses an American Dilemma
(Defense Report 87-14)

Army Morale and Welfare Programs—Essential Ingredients of Readiness
(Defense Report 87-13)

The Permanent GI Bill is Good—It Could be Made Better
(Defense Report 87-12)

Reorganizing the Joint Chiefs—A Case of Congressional Overkill?
(Defense Report 87-11)

Reducing Nuclear Missiles Demands Balanced Conventional Forces
(Defense Report 87-10)

U.S. Troop Reductions—A Serious Threat to NATO
(Defense Report 87-9)

Military Health Care Reform—Will the Patient Really Benefit?
(Defense Report 87-8)

Defense Budget Cuts Force Curtailment of Army Weapons Modernization
(Defense Report 87-7)

Cutting Military Officer Strength—Sure Way to Hurt National Defense
(Defense Report 87-6)

A Permanent GI Bill Educational Benefit—It's Now Up to the Senate
(Defense Report 87-5)

Making Service Families Pay to See Military Doctors—An Idea Whose Time Should Never Come
(Defense Report 87-4)

Compulsory National Service—Impractical and Unnecessary
(Defense Report 87-3)

Surveys Show Americans Have Pride in Their Armed Forces
(Defense Report 87-2)

America's Defense Buildup—Are We Getting Our Money's Worth?
(Defense Report 87-1)


The Two-Year Defense Budget—A Step in the Right Direction
(Defense Report 86-34)

Defending Europe With Conventional Forces—A Costly, High-Risk Challenge
(Defense Report 86-33)

Improving Conventional Deterrence—A Reasonable Prospect?
(Defense Report 86-32)

Congress Reorganizes the Military—But That's Only Half the Job
(Defense Report 86-31)

Training the National Guard—No Place for Political Game-Playing
(Defense Report 86-30)

Congress Shows How Not to Reform Military Procurement
(Defense Report 86-29)

To Effectively Reform Defense Some Attitudes Must Change
(Defense Report 86-28)

The Army's Bradley Fighting Vehicle—Loved by the Troops; Praised by Congress
(Defense Report 86-27)

The New GI Bill Brings the Best and the Brightest to the Army
(Defense Report 86-26)

Transferring Missions to the National Guard and Army Reserve—How Far Can We Go?
(Defense Report 86-25)

The "Moral High Ground" of Chemical Weapons Has Been a Loser
(Defense Report 86-24)

Once a Soldier, Always a Better Citizen
(Defense Report 86-23)

The Army's New Multiple Rocket Launcher—A Shining Example of a Weapon That Works
(Defense Report 86-22)

Rebuilding America's Defenses—Have We Slighted Conventional Forces?
(Defense Report 86-21)

More Bureaucracy Won't Help Armed Forces Medical Programs
(Defense Report 86-20)

The National Training Center—Another Army Success Story
(Defense Report 86-19)

Congress Puts Our Security in Danger by Wasting Time and Money
(Defense Report 86-18)

To Delay Preparation for Chemical War is to Invite Attack
(Defense Report 86-17)

Cutting Military Retirement Sends the Wrong Message to Our People in Uniform
(Defense Report 86-16)

Wanted: Military Muscle to Counter the Threats We Face
(Defense Report 86-15)

Rearming America—The Threat of Budget Deficits
(Defense Report 86-14)

Health Care for Soldiers—They Deserve and Get the Best
(Defense Report 86-13)

The GI Bill Education Incentives—Absolutely Essential to Army Recruiting
(Defense Report 86-12)

Military Service Ranks High in Public Confidence Polls
(Defense Report 86-11)

Our Military Strength is Returning—We Shouldn't Quit Now
(Defense Report 86-10)

Africa's Starving Millions—They Need Food, Not Weapons
(Defense Report 86-9)

Rearming America—Is the Money Wisely Spent?
(Defense Report 86-8)

Defense and Deficit Reduction—A Time for Hard Choices
(Defense Report 86-7)

Career Veterans of the Military—Gramm-Rudman's First Casualties
(Defense Report 86-6)

U.S. Policy in Latin America—The Quest for Freedom Continues
(Defense Report 86-5)

The Bradley Fighting Vehicle—The Troops Love It
(Defense Report 86-4)

Cutting Military Retired Pay—It Could Weaken Our Fighting Strength
(Defense Report 86-3)

Gramm-Rudman Deficit Cuts—Like Performing Surgery with a Chain Saw
(Defense Report 86-2)

Part-Time Soldier Readiness—A Requirement for Full-Time Support
(Defense Report 86-1)


There is No Way to Maintain Our National Security on the Cheap
(Defense Report 85-28)

The Best Army in the World Can't Fight Without Ammunition
(Defense Report 85-27)

The Light Infantry Division—Another Boost to Army Readiness
(Defense Report 85-26)

The U.S. Army in Europe—How Long Could it Fight?
(Defense Report 85-25)

Trained Manpower for Mobilization—The Weakest Link in the Total Force
(Defense Report 85-24)

The Army at War—Getting There Will Be Half the Fight
(Defense Report 85-23)

Once Again Military Pay Will Lag Behind Comparability—Where is the Logic?
(Defense Report 85-22)

Increasing the Army's Commitments Requires Additional Resources
(Defense Report 85-21)

To Win Battles, The Army Must Be Able to Move, Shoot and Communicate
(Defense Report 85-20)

A Zero-Growth Army Budget—No More Than a Flight of Fancy
(Defense Report 85-19)

Another Cost of Living Freeze—Another Broken Promise
(Defense Report 85-18)

U.S. Spending for Conventional Ground Forces—Does It Match the Threat?
(Defense Report 85-17)

Improving Cohesion and Unit Pride—It Sharpens the Army's Cutting Edge
(Defense Report 85-16)

Reserve Component Training—A Case of Congressional Micromanagement?
(Defense Report 85-15)

The Military Survivor Benefit Plan—Does it Miss the Target?
(Defense Report 85-14)

Solving the Army's Housing Problems—Some Steps in the Right Direction
(Defense Report 85-13)

The Army's Increasing Commitments—Is It Big Enough to Do the Job?
(Defense Report 85-12)

Battlefield Medical Aid—Can We Treat Our Wartime Casualties?
(Defense Report 85-11)

Landpower in Transition—Fielding the Army of the Future
(Defense Report 85-10)

Keeping a Quality Army—Essential to America's Defense
(Defense Report 85-9)

Sustaining the Force—Catching Up Is Hard to Do
(Defense Report 85-8)

Comparing Retirement Programs—The Duty Makes the Difference
(Defense Report 85-7)

In the Likely Event of Chemical War, The United States is Not Prepared
(Defense Report 85-6)

Cutting the Linebackers from Defense—The Wrong Way to Pare the Deficit
(Defense Report 85-5)

"Capping" Military Pay Below Comparability—A Futile Effort in Short-Term Savings
(Defense Report 85-4)

The Army's Budget—Are We Strong Enough to Meet the Threat?
(Defense Report 85-3)

Forcing Military Personnel to Pay for Official Moves is Not the Way to Keep Good People in the Armed Forces
(Defense Report 85-2)

A Sound Military Retirement System—Essential Part of Servicemember's Compensation
(Defense Report 85-1)


Military Pay and Benefits—Barely Half-a-Loaf for 1985
(Defense Report 84-44)

The Army's Share of the Budget—Adequate Forces Require Realistic Funding
(Defense Report 84-43)

Now it's the IRS Who Squeezes the Serviceman—Cost Cutting Rules over Common Sense
(Defense Report 84-42)

Soviet Chemical Warfare—A Threat We Cannot Meet
(Defense Report 84-41)

Housing for Soldiers and Their Families—The Army Must Take Care of its Own
(Defense Report 84-40)

The New GI Bill—It's Good, But It Needs Some Fixes
(Defense Report 84-39)

Military Compensation—The Key Factor in Defense Readiness
(Defense Report 84-38)

The Army's Fighting Forces—How Much is Enough?
(Defense Report 84-37)

The Army Reserve and National Guard—Are They Saddled with too Many Missions?
(Defense Report 84-36)

Chemical Warfare—We Have No Credible Deterrent
(Defense Report 84-35)

Skimping on Military Pay—It Makes Second-Class Citizens of Our Men and Women in Uniform
(Defense Report 84-34)

Strategic Mobility—Can We Get There From Here In Time?
(Defense Report 84-33)

Sharing the Burdens of Freedom Requires Strong Alliances
(Defense Report 84-32)

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace."—President George Washington, January 1790.
(Defense Report 84-31)

The Defense Budget Deadlock—Raising the Cost of Preparedness
(Defense Report 84-30)

Without the Support of Congress, We Will Never be Ready to Fight
(Defense Report 84-29)

Educating the Children of Military Families—Squarely a Federal Responsibility
(Defense Report 84-28)

Our Strategic Mobility Needs—We Can't Win If We Can't Get to the Battle
(Defense Report 84-27)

Developing New Military Hardware—A Process Requiring Patience
(Defense Report 84-26)

Modernizing Turkey's Army—Protecting a Vulnerable Flank
(Defense Report 84-25)

American Adults and Teens Agree—The Military Holds High Confidence
(Defense Report 84-24)

The Army's Diminishing Budget—We Must Get Out of the Rut
(Defense Report 84-23)

Army Ammunition Requirements—No Bullets, No Successful Battle
(Defense Report 84-22)

Poor Living Conditions Overseas—A Detriment to Soldier Morale and Readiness
(Defense Report 84-21)

Tinkering with Military Retired Pay—It Costs More in the End and Saves the Taxpayer Nothing
(Defense Report 84-20)

Strengthening NATO's Theater Nuclear Forces—A Continuing Commitment to Freedom
(Defense Report 84-19)

The Military's Unique Housing Problems—Realistic Solutions Are Needed
(Defense Report 84-18)

Cutting the Army's Austere Budget—A Formula for Failure
(Defense Report 84-17)

The Army's Ranks are Filling with More and Better People—How Long Can It Last?
(Defense Report 84-16)

The Light Infantry Division—The Right Stuff, at the Right Place, In Time
(Defense Report 84-15)

Readiness Reports Don't Tell the Whole Story
(Defense Report 84-14)

A Peacetime GI Bill—A Return to Prudence in Federal Assistance to Education
(Defense Report 84-13)

For Battlefield Defense Against Air Attack—Sgt. York Protects from the Ground Up
(Defense Report 84-12)

Sustaining Our Deployed Forces—A Requirement for Strength in Reserve
(Defense Report 84-11)

Aid to Nicaraguan Freedom Fighters—A Message to Managua
(Defense Report 84-10)

Out-of-Pocket Costs of Military Transfers—Like Being Hit by a Moving Van
(Defense Report 84-9)

An Army Prepared for Action—Certainly Not a Paper Tiger
(Defense Report 84-8)

Postponing Repairs to Army Facilities—Really a False Economy
(Defense Report 84-7)

Draft Registration for State Scholarships—Illinois Makes First Correct Move
(Defense Report 84-6)

User Fee at Military Medical Facilities—Idea Is No Better This Year
(Defense Report 84-5)

Chemical Warfare—It's Time to Act
(Defense Report 84-4)

Full-Time National Guard and Reserve Manning—A Must for the Total Army Concept
(Defense Report 84-3)

The Defense Budget—The Army's (Landpower's) Share Must Be Increased
(Defense Report 84-2)

The Total Army—Inspiring Concept, Still Unfulfilled!
(Defense Report 84-1)


GI Bill Extension—An Urgent Need Now
(Defense Report 83-40)

The National Defense Budget—It Shouldn't Become a Scapegoat
(Defense Report 83-39)

Military Retirement—Two Systems?
(Defense Report 83-38)

Money for College—It Helps Build Our Army
(Defense Report 83-37)

A Chemical Warfare Deterrent—We're Not There Yet
(Defense Report 83-36)

Shipping Military Goods to Alaska—Competition Would Save Millions
(Defense Report 83-35)

Transfer of the Military Dependent's Education System—A Move Which Gets Poor Grades from Nearly Everyone
(Defense Report 83-34)

Replacing Military Pistols—A Non-Starter That Is Threatening Combat Readiness
(Defense Report 83-33)

Army Combat Training and Critiques—Another News Media Distortion
(Defense Report 83-32)

Spare Parts—Another Overblown Story?
(Defense Report 83-31)

The Joint Chiefs of Staff—Setting Their Own House in Order
(Defense Report 83-30)

General Officers—How Many are Needed?
(Defense Report 83-29)

Host-Nation Support—Our All-Time Bargain in Jeopardy
(Defense Report 83-28)

Chemical Weapons—A "Freeze" That Failed
(Defense Report 83-27)

Military Service—A Responsibility of Citizenship
(Defense Report 83-26)

Sealift—A Landpower Essential
(Defense Report 83-25)

Interoperability—The Glue of Coalition Warfare
(Defense Report 83-24)

The Army is Modernizing; Who Gets New Weapons and Equipment First—Active, Guard or Reserve?
(Defense Report 83-23)

Maintaining the Quality of Our Army—It Will Require Some Very Special Effort
(Defense Report 83-22)

The Nuclear Freeze—A Confusing Commitment to Freedom
(Defense Report 83-21)

Changes to the Military Retirement System—They Should Be Studied Carefully
(Defense Report 83-20)

Registering for the Draft before Getting Federal Education Aid—An Exercise in Patriotism
(Defense Report 83-19)

The Chimera of a Four-Percent Limit on Defense Spending Growth—It Just Won't Work
(Defense Report 83-18)

Merging Military Medical Care—It Won't Save Money, Provide Better Care or Help Prepare for War
(Defense Report 83-17)

The Army's Budget—A Rut That Is Getting Deeper and Deeper
(Defense Report 83-16)

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps—A Valuable Asset, a True Success Story
(Defense Report 83-15)

Trading Regular Army Soldiers for Guardsmen and Reservists—Its Benefits are Illusory
(Defense Report 83-14)

Army Plans to Stabilize Soldiers in Units—The Benefits Will Go Beyond Morale and Cohesion
(Defense Report 83-13)

Freezing Military Housing Allowance—It Means Another Out-of-Pocket Expense for the Military
(Defense Report 83-12)

Military Commissaries—Their Loss Would Be a Severe Blow to Military Pocketbooks
(Defense Report 83-11)

Military Retirement—A Vital Part of the Military Compensation System
(Defense Report 83-10)

Registration for Selective Service—A Success Story Overlooked
(Defense Report 83-9)

"Selling" a New Piece of Military Hardware—It Can be a Very Frustrating Process
(Defense Report 83-8)

The Proposed Freeze on Military Pay—It Will Bear the Wrong Kind of Dividends
(Defense Report 83-7)

The Total Army—It Will Be Even More Important in the Future
(Defense Report 83-6)

Robbing Peter to Pay Paul—It Has Never Made Much Sense
(Defense Report 83-5)

Selecting a Military Transport Aircraft—We Must Look to the Future
(Defense Report 83-4)

A New Review of Military Compensation—It's Findings Should be Heeded
(Defense Report 83-3)

The Courts and the Draft—One Judge Stands Out Among the Rest
(Defense Report 83-2)

Our Slow-moving Congress—It Must Find a Faster Way to Get Its Work Done
(Defense Report 83-1)


A Very Real Inequity—Forcing Servicemembers to Underwrite the Cost of Official Moves
(Defense Report 82-52)

What Should Govern the Army's Size—National Interests or Cost?
(Defense Report 82-51)

Giving Service Members the Right to Sue Their Superiors—A Real Threat to Military Discipline
(Defense Report 82-50)

When Military Pay Doesn't Keep Up with the Cost of Living, Good People Leave the Services
(Defense Report 82-49)

Charging a "Nuisance Fee" for Military Health Care—Some Bad Ideas Just Won't Go Away
(Defense Report 82-48)

A Freeze on Nuclear Weapons—The Public Knows the Realities
(Defense Report 82-47)

Meeting the Payroll Without Enough Money in the Bank—A Symptom of a Bad System
(Defense Report 82-46)

The M1 Tank—Proving Itself Where It Counts
(Defense Report 82-45)

The Decision to Build More C-5 Transport Planes—Common Sense Triumphs
(Defense Report 82-44)

The Slide Starts Again—Military Pay Will Lag Behind Comparability
(Defense Report 82-43)

The Soviet Army—A Tough Nut with Some Very Big Problems
(Defense Report 82-42)

Defense Spending in the Next Fiscal Year—Will Congress Pay for the Things it Says are Needed?
(Defense Report 82-41)

Chemical Warfare—A Reality We Must Be Prepared to Face
(Defense Report 82-40)

A National Guard Brigade Gets New Equipment—A Hopeful Sign
(Defense Report 82-39)

Living and Working Conditions for Our Troops in Europe—Testimony to Misguided Parsimony
(Defense Report 82-38)

Legislation by Amendment—The Wrong Way to Get the Job Done
(Defense Report 82-37)

Who is Entitled to a Free Public Education? The Branches of Our Government Don't Agree
(Defense Report 82-36)

A Truly Believable Deterrence to Aggression—Defenders on the Ground, Ready to Fight
(Defense Report 82-35)

The Division of Military Retired Pay In a Divorce—It Must Be Done Fairly
(Defense Report 82-34)

A Properly Balanced Defense Budget—Crucial to a Capable Defense Establishment
(Defense Report 82-33)

Americans Are Proud of Their Country—and They Would Fight for It
(Defense Report 82-32)

The Military Retirement System—What Is Fact and What Is Fiction?
(Defense Report 82-31)

Aircraft, Ships and Missiles Helped—but Foot Soldiers Won the Battle of the Falklands
(Defense Report 82-30)

Congress Votes a Military Pay Raise, but Doesn't Want to Appropriate for It—Ridiculous!
(Defense Report 82-29)

For a Lot of Reasons—The Army is Getting and Keeping Better People
(Defense Report 82-28)

Which Came First, the Armed Services or the Missions They Support?
(Defense Report 82-27)

The West Germans Know Their Best Interests—They Understand the Soviet Threat
(Defense Report 82-26)

When Congress Doesn't Pass a Defense Budget on Time—It Costs the Taxpayers Money
(Defense Report 82-25)

The Army National Guard and Reserve—They Are More Important Than Ever Before
(Defense Report 82-24)

The Army's Infantry Fighting Vehicle—It's Not Just a Battlefield Taxi
(Defense Report 82-23)

A New Attack Helicopter—It Could Be the Edge the Army Needs
(Defense Report 82-22)

Doctors Obstructing Plans for Combat Medical Care—Soldiers' Lives Are Held Hostage
(Defense Report 82-21)

The Growing Shortage of Scientists and Engineers—Sputnik Revisited
(Defense Report 82-20)

Maritime Strategy—A Military Panacea That Promises More Than It Can Deliver
(Defense Report 82-19)

The Department of Defense Pulls the Plug—There Will Be No New GI Bill for Now
(Defense Report 82-18)

Punishment for Not Registering for the Draft—Suggestions from Both Ends of the Spectrum
(Defense Report 82-17)

The Quality of Life for Soldiers and Their Families—It Can Build or Tear Down Morale
(Defense Report 82-16)

Why Is There So Much Turbulence in Our Army? Some Critics Have a Distorted View
(Defense Report 82-15)

The Annual Harris Poll of Public Confidence—Respect for the Military Remains High
(Defense Report 82-14)

The U.S. Merchant Fleet—Sailing in a Sea of Trouble
(Defense Report 82-13)

How to Fight Outnumbered—and Win!
(Defense Report 82-12)

The 1983 Defense Budget—Some Steps in the Right Direction
(Defense Report 82-11)

The Civil Service Reform Act—A Good Idea Gone Astray
(Defense Report 82-10)

Living Conditions for Our Troops in Europe—They Are Poor at Best
(Defense Report 82-9)

Once Again, It's Game-Playing Time with Military Retired Pay
(Defense Report 82-8)

If We Are to Have a New GI Bill Education Initiative, It Must Be Truly Valuable
(Defense Report 82-7)

Registration for Selective Service—We Need a Realistic Penalty for Disobeying the Law
(Defense Report 82-6)

War in Europe—We Would Run Out of Men Before We Could Mobilize
(Defense Report 82-5)

Defense Reports 82-1 through 82-4 are unavailable.


Who Will Pay to Educate Children Who Live on Military Installations? We Need a Fast Answer
(Defense Report 81-52)

The World Peace Tax Fund—An Invitation to Fiscal Anarchy
(Defense Report 81-51)

The Out-of-Pocket Costs of Moving—Another Disadvantage of Military Service
(Defense Report 81-50)

Permission to Break the Law—It Sets a Dangerous Precedent
(Defense Report 81-49)

Congress Accuses the Defense Department of Bad Management—Its Own Actions Are a Major Cause
(Defense Report 81-48)

When It Comes to Getting to the Fight, The Army Must Depend on the Navy and Air Force
(Defense Report 81-47)

Warfare is Growing More Complex—The Army Must Have More Soldiers Who Can Deal With It
(Defense Report 81-46)

Opposition to Plans for Care of Mass Casualties—It Is Unbelievably Naive
(Defense Report 81-45)

Registration for Selective Service—A Mobilization Asset We Must Keep in Working Order
(Defense Report 81-44)

Military Health Care is Improving—But There are Threats to the Sources of Improvement
(Defense Report 81-43)

Slighting Conventional-Warfare Readiness for Strategic Renewal—Is It the Right Path?
(Defense Report 81-42)

At Last—Military Pay Structure Recognizes the Need to Retain Professionals
(Defense Report 81-41)

When Federal Pay Does Not Rise to Meet Inflation—Good People Take Their Talents Elsewhere
(Defense Report 81-40)

Hope for an Expanded Defense Budget—Has the Bubble Burst?
(Defense Report 81-39)

The Office of Management and Budget Wins the Prize for Short Memories
(Defense Report 81-38)

A GI Bill That Gives the Army and Marine Corps a Competitive Edge—It Makes Good Sense
(Defense Report 81-37)

The President's Task Force on Military Manpower—Its Success Is Crucial
(Defense Report 81-36)

Service in Our Military Forces—It is Not an Alternative to Welfare or Jail
(Defense Report 81-35)

Longer Military Careers—What Must We Do to Make Them Attractive and Productive?
(Defense Report 81-34)

What Should Be the Size and Form of the Next Military Pay Raise?
(Defense Report 81-33)

If Military Retired Pay Is Adjusted Just Once a Year, the Adjustment Should Be a Fair One
(Defense Report 81-32)

Education for the Children of Military Families—The Responsibilities Should Be Clear
(Defense Report 81-31)

The U.S. Army Forces in Europe—They May Be Too Lean to Sustain Themselves in Combat
(Defense Report 81-30)

A New GI Bill Education Benefit—An Incentive to Enlist Can Also Be an Incentive to Stay
(Defense Report 81-29)

A Major Military Problem—How to Get Better Equipment Faster and Cheaper
(Defense Report 81-28)

Universal Service—A Cop-Out, Not a Solution
(Defense Report 81-27)

Increased Defense Spending—Does It Help or Hinder Our Economy?
(Defense Report 81-26)

Military Pay—More Proof That It Is Inadequate in Today's Inflated World
(Defense Report 81-25)

The Army National Guard and Army Reserve—We Say They Are Vital but We Don't Support Them
(Defense Report 81-24)

How Much Defense Will Our Dollars Buy? Inflation Could Make a Big Difference
(Defense Report 81-23)

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve—The Federal Government May Not Set a Good Example
(Defense Report 81-22)

Military Pay—It Should Be Based on Equity, Not on Recruiting Success
(Defense Report 81-21)

The Army Moves Best by Ship—And There Are Not Enough of the Right Kind
(Defense Report 81-20)

When Families Can't Accompany Soldiers Overseas—Another Penalty for Serving Your Country
(Defense Report 81-19)

Tax Relief on Military Pay—Would It Help or Hinder?
(Defense Report 81-18)

Military Pay—It Should Be Made Comparable to Civilian Pay, and Kept That Way
(Defense Report 81-17)

Military Pay and Eligibility for Food Stamps—The Relationship Is Obvious
(Defense Report 81-16)

The Search for Better Soldiers—Is It a Way to a Better Army or an Impediment to Recruiting?
(Defense Report 81-15)

At Last—Recognition That Military Retirees Should Be Treated at Service Hospitals
(Defense Report 81-14)

Even with Increased Defense Spending the Army Won't "Get Well" Overnight
(Defense Report 81-13)

Women in the Army—What is the Right Number?
(Defense Report 81-12)

Let There Be No Mistake—Civilians Make the Army Go
(Defense Report 81-11)

Soldiers with Children but No Spouse—Things are Tough for Everyone Concerned
(Defense Report 81-10)

Industrial Preparedness—A Vital Element in Our National Defense
(Defense Report 81-9)

Incentives to Serve in Our Volunteer Forces—Education Heads the List
(Defense Report 81-8)

As We Modernize the Army, We May Find It Is the Wrong Size
(Defense Report 81-7)

How Do You Attract the Apprentice Soldier and Keep the Careerist? The Army Is in a Quandary
(Defense Report 81-6)

An Aviator is an Aviator—Their Flight Pay Should Be the Same, Regardless of Rank
(Defense Report 81-5)

Chemical Warfare—A Reality We Must Be Prepared to Face
(Defense Report 81-4)

The U.S. Army vs. the Soviet Army—Numerical Comparisons Don't Tell the Story
(Defense Report 81-3)

The Debate Over Control of the Rapid Deployment Force—It's a Manufactured Controversy
(Defense Report 81-2)

What Comes First: A Defense Budget or a Strategy?
(Defense Report 81-1)


The President-Elect Wants a Stronger National Defense—Draft Registration Must Be Part of It
(Defense Report 80-52)

Preparations for Defending Europe—They Are Hurting Our Ability to Respond Anywhere Else
(Defense Report 80-51)

The Production of Arms by the United States and the Soviet Union—a Study in Contrasts
(Defense Report 80-50)

Civilian Employees Make the Army Run—and There Are Not Enough of Them
(Defense Report 80-49)

The Military Pay Raise—It Looks Big, but It Doesn't Do the Job
(Defense Report 80-48)

Eighty Percent of the Army's Budget Pays for Turning on the Lights and Sounding Reveille
(Defense Report 80-47)

Why Are There Holes in the Army's Ranks? The Numbers Tell the Story
(Defense Report 80-46)

It's Just Like Old Times—The Soldier Is Caught in a Squeeze Between His Landlord and His Boss
(Defense Report 80-45)

Deng Xiaoping—the United States Is on the Defensive and Can't Do Much About It
(Defense Report 80-44)

Can We Have a Stable, Cohesive Army? New Conditions Demand New Solutions
(Defense Report 80-43)

New Registration for the Draft—The Results Show Our Young People Will Do Their Duty
(Defense Report 80-42)

The Army Criticizes Its Own Readiness—No One Should Have Been Surprised About the Results
(Defense Report 80-41)

The Bill for Military Retirement Is Growing Larger. Why Not Pay For it in Installments?
(Defense Report 80-40)

Should the Army Buy New Equipment and Supplies or Maintain What It Has? It Must Do Both
(Defense Report 80-39)

Does the Congress Want a High-Quality Volunteer Army?
(Defense Report 80-38)

The Wrong Army Prepared for the Wrong War in the Wrong Decade
(Defense Report 80-37)

Child Care Centers on Military Installations—Who Should Pay for Them?
(Defense Report 80-36)

The Active Army, the National Guard and the Army Reserve—An Inseparable Team
(Defense Report 80-35)

The General Accounting Office Says Federal Retired Pay Should Lag Behind Inflation
(Defense Report 80-34)

Mobilizing for War—Could We Do It Fast Enough?
(Defense Report 80-33)

The Army Reserve and National Guard—They Need More Than People to Be Ready to Fight
(Defense Report 80-32)

Universal Service—It Won't Stand Up to a Close Look
(Defense Report 80-31)

A Mid-Stream Change in the Way Military Retirement is Computed—Another Broken Promise
(Defense Report 80-30)

If We Have a Military Draft, It Will Function Fairly
(Defense Report 80-29)

The General Accounting Office Proposal to Lower Post Exchange Prices—Watch Out for the Trap!
(Defense Report 80-28)

When Military Families Can't Go Overseas, It's Another Blow to Morale
(Defense Report 80-27)

It's Time to Modernize the Army—And There is More to It Than Just Buying Equipment
(Defense Report 80-26)

Military People Are Puzzled—Do Their Leaders Want to Help Them or Hurt Them?
(Defense Report 80-25)

A Change in the Way Federal Pensions are Adjusted—Still Another Broken Promise
(Defense Report 80-24)

Promised Growth in Spending for National Defense—It's Fading Fast
(Defense Report 80-23)

Selective Disobedience of Our Laws—It Could Bring the End of Our Society
(Defense Report 80-22)

Retention of Good People in the Military—It's Getting to Be a "Dollars and Cents" Issue
(Defense Report 80-21)

Eight High-Speed Cargo Ships—A Partial Answer to a Big Military Problem
(Defense Report 80-20)

A Hiring Freeze for the Federal Work Force—It May Save Money but It Will Cause Problems, Too
(Defense Report 80-19)

Mobilizing Defense Industry—We Must Prepare to Do It Now!
(Defense Report 80-18)

Military Commissaries—If We Didn't Have Them We Would Need Another Incentive to Serve
(Defense Report 80-17)

The President and the All-Volunteer Force—It Seems He Just Doesn't Understand Its Problems
(Defense Report 80-16)

The Rapid Deployment Force—There Are Some Facts We Should Know About It
(Defense Report 80-15)

That Promised Increase in National Defense—It's Being Eaten Up By Inflation
(Defense Report 80-14)

National Defense, The Military and the Draft—A New Surge of Popular Support
(Defense Report 80-13)

Mobilizing Military Retirees Is No Substitute for a Ready Force of Young Reservists
(Defense Report 80-12)

Chemical Warfare—We Can't Dodge the Issue Forever
(Defense Report 80-11)

The National Training Center—At Last, A Way to Train Soldiers to Fight a Real War
(Defense Report 80-10)

The Proposed Defense Budget for Fiscal Year 1981—Many Claims but Not Much Real Improvement
(Defense Report 80-9)

The Proposed Military Retirement System—Most Service People Don't Like It.
(Defense Report 80-8)

Another Attack on the Military Commissary System—Its Customers are Getting Shell-shocked
(Defense Report 80-7)

G.I. Bill Education Entitlements—An Incentive to Serve That Should Be Reestablished
(Defense Report 80-6)

It's Fine to Offer Arms Aid to Threatened Countries, But Where Will the Weapons Come From?
(Defense Report 80-5)

A Soviet Aircraft Carrier in the Pacific—A New Dimension in a Worldwide Confrontation
(Defense Report 80-4)

Additional Defense Spending is Needed, But Let's Be Sure We Buy the Right Things
(Defense Report 80-3)

Chemical Warfare—A Nasty Subject that Won't Go Away
(Defense Report 80-2)

If We Want an Army of Volunteers We Must Pay the Price
(Defense Report 80-1)


The United States Army on the Brink of the 1980's—Some Facts and Figures
(Defense Report 79-52)

A Rapid Reaction Force—If We Are to Have One We Must Be Prepared to Support It
(Defense Report 79-51)

How Far Has Military Pay Fallen Behind Civilian Pay? Now We Know
(Defense Report 79-50)

Another Roadblock for the Volunteer Armed Forces—High Schools that Exclude Recruiters
(Defense Report 79-49)

The "Arsenal of Democracy" Can't Keep Up with Soviet Conventional Weapons Production
(Defense Report 79-48)

Ammunition for an Army—It Must Be There When It is Needed
(Defense Report 79-47)

The Western Pacific—A Forgotten Frontier
(Defense Report 79-46)

For the Second Year in a Row—Congress Plays Games with Soldier's Pay
(Defense Report 79-45)

The Military Doctor Shortage—The Department of Defense is Intent on Making it Worse
(Defense Report 79-44)

Too Many Blacks in the Army? The Reverend Jesse Jackson Thinks So
(Defense Report 79-43)

When Military Families Are Moved, the Government Should Pick Up the Bill
(Defense Report 79-42)

The Secretary of Defense and Military Manpower Goals—He's Kidding Himself and the Public
(Defense Report 79-41)

Today's Military Recruits—They Serve for Barely Half the Minimum Wage
(Defense Report 79-40)

Sometimes the Little Things Hurt the Most—Like Making Soldiers Pay for a Place to Park
(Defense Report 79-39)

Unit Rotation—An Inviting Idea That Has Been Tried and Found Wanting
(Defense Report 79-38)

A Seven Percent Cap on Federal Pay Adjustments—It Holds Little Joy for Those Who Need More
(Defense Report 79-37)

The Military Commissary Stores—A Vital Contributor to Good Morale
(Defense Report 79-36)

Severance Pay—Not Many Military People Can Get It
(Defense Report 79-35)

Should Soldiers Have Their Families Overseas?
(Defense Report 79-34)

The Arbitrary Ceiling on Military Pay Adjustments—A Legitimate Gripe
(Defense Report 79-33)

The Brookings Institution View of Military Service—A Misleading Distortion
(Defense Report 79-32)

The Piecemeal Approach to Modifying Military Compensation—It Won't Get the Job Done
(Defense Report 79-31)

The Army's Stake in SALT II—It's Ability to Modernize
(Defense Report 79-30)

The Orderly Management of Military Officers' Careers—A Legislative "Must."
(Defense Report 79-29)

Should Federal Pay Raises be Limited? The President and His Chief Inflation Fighter Don't Agree
(Defense Report 79-28)

The Individual Ready Reserve—How Big Must It Be?
(Defense Report 79-27)

Life in the Barracks—A Changing Facet of the Volunteer Army
(Defense Report 79-26)

The Selective Service System—It Must Reflect the Will of Our "Friends and Neighbors."
(Defense Report 79-25)

Secretary Califano Says We Will Soon Have Too Many Doctors—Why Are So Few in the Military?
(Defense Report 79-24)

The U.S. Soldier Overseas—How Long Should He Stay?
(Defense Report 79-23)

Calling Veterans and Retirees Back to Duty—A Sign of Desperation
(Defense Report 79-22)

Women in the Volunteer Army—How Critical Are They to Its Success?
(Defense Report 79-21)

The Military Doctor Shortage—Is it Real or Just a Management Problem?
(Defense Report 79-20)

Social Security for the Military Professional—Is It a Benefit or a Shell Game?
(Defense Report 79-19)

Adjusting Military Allowances—Should a Raise for One Soldier Come our of Another's Pocket?
(Defense Report 79-18)

Our National Interests Are at Stake Everywhere—We Must Have the Means and the Will to Protect Them
(Defense Report 79-17)

Federal Subsidies Support Most Medical Training—Are the Tax Payers Getting Full Value?
(Defense Report 79-16)

The Total Army—A Concept in Deep Trouble
(Defense Report 79-15)

Will the Military Compensation System Be Changed?—Don't Hold Your Breath While You Wait
(Defense Report 79-14)

Even Editorial Writers Owe Their Readers an Informed Opinion
(Defense Report 79-13)

A Bleak Future for Military Pay—It Will Slide Further and Further Behind Inflation
(Defense Report 79-12)

Federal Employees Who Are Also in the Reserve Forces—At They "Double Dippers?"
(Defense Report 79-11)

The Resurrection of the Selective Service System: The Right Steps Are Being Taken
(Defense Report 79-10)

Congressman Les Aspin and Low Aptitude Soldiers—Once Again He Talks Before He Listens
(Defense Report 79-9)

The Army Tries a New Reserve Incentive Program—It Probably Won't Do the Job
(Defense Report 79-8)

The Severance Pay Quagmire—Yet Another Voice is Heard
(Defense Report 79-7)

The President Once Again Fails to Support a Workable Selective Service System
(Defense Report 79-6)

The President's 1980 Defense Budget—Its Future Will Be Marked by Controversy
(Defense Report 79-5)

Rules That Govern Military Officer Careers are a Hodge-Podge—Congress Must Correct Them
(Defense Report 79-4)

The Rediscovery of Selective Service—A Welcome Phenomenon
(Defense Report 79-3)

Proposed Military Retirement Changes—Cost-Cutting Once Again Overrules Common Sense
(Defense Report 79-2)

The United States, China and Taiwan—Will the End Justify the Means?
(Defense Report 79-1)


Almost a Fifth of Our Army Lives in Military Tenements
(Defense Report 78-52)

For Government Employees—A Ceiling on Pay Raises But Not on Their Charitable Contributions
(Defense Report 78-51)

The President and Federal Pay—An Example of Negative Leadership
(Defense Report 78-50)

Now It's the Law—The Armed Forces Will Not Be Unionized
(Defense Report 78-49)

A Safe Way to be Ready for Chemical Warfare—A Decision is all that is Needed
(Defense Report 78-48)

The Families of Junior Enlisted People—They Are Close to First Class Status
(Defense Report 78-47)

Playing Political Games with Soldiers' Paychecks—It Doesn't Build Confidence
(Defense Report 78-46)

The Defense Share of the Federal Budget—It Shrinks While Others Swell
(Defense Report 78-45)

The Army's Ammunition—It Needs Maintenance Just as a Tank or Truck Does
(Defense Report 78-44)

Substituting Civilians for Military Personnel—We Sometimes Lose Sight of Military Needs
(Defense Report 78-43)

The Defense Budget and Inflation—A Misunderstood Relationship
(Defense Report 78-42)

The Military Post Exchanges—They Benefit Both Service People and the Civilian Taxpayer
(Defense Report 78-41)

Another Bite on Military Shoppers
(Defense Report 78-40)

A Workable Selective Service System—Administration Leaders Have Tunnel Vision on the Subject
(Defense Report 78-39)

Single Parents—Society Presents the Military with a Problem
(Defense Report 78-38)

The President's Ceiling on Military Pay Raises—An Example the Rest of the Nation Won't Buy
(Defense Report 78-37)

The Troop Withdrawal from Korea—An Issue that Won't Fade Away
(Defense Report 78-36)

Hiring Good Scientists and Engineers—The Government is a Non-competitive Employer
(Defense Report 78-35)

The Case of the Commissary Baggers—Common Sense Triumphs Over Bureaucracy
(Defense Report 78-34)

Congress Lists the Turkish Arms Embargo—NATO and U.S. Security are the Real Winners
(Defense Report 78-33)

The Philippine Scouts—Good Soldiers Who Should Not Be Forgotten
(Defense Report 78-32)

"Deterrence cannot be a bluff; it must be credible"—Harold Brown, Secretary of Defense, June 1978
(Defense Report 78-31)

What is the Right Number of Low Aptitude Service Members? Congressman Aspin Says He has the Answer
(Defense Report 78-30)

Americans Trust Their Military Establishment—Their Confidence is Well-Deserved
(Defense Report 78-29)

Pay for Junior Military Personnel is Higher than Ever—But is it High Enough?
(Defense Report 78-28)

Is the Volunteer Army Being Oversold?
(Defense Report 78-27)

A Short War in Europe—Is it a Real Possibility or a Budgeteer's Pipedream?
(Defense Report 78-26)

Selective Service—It's More than it Appears to be
(Defense Report 78-25)

Which Should We Have—Non-Political Warriors or Soldier Statesmen?
(Defense Report 78-24)

Is the Return of the Draft a Political Impossibility?
(Defense Report 78-23)

If the Turks Are Our Allies, Let's Treat Them That Way
(Defense Report 78-22)

The Latest Blow to Reserve Readiness—A Pay Plan that Doesn't Do the Job
(Defense Report 78-21)

The Defense Manpower Commission—Two Years Lost in the Bureaucratic Shuffle
(Defense Report 78-20)

Dental Care for Military Dependents and Retirees—An Overdue Entitlement
(Defense Report 78-19)

Why Do We Need a Defense Establishment?
(Defense Report 78-18)

Increasing the Selective Service Budget—A Pitiful Step in the Right Direction
(Defense Report 78-17)

The War Powers Resolution—A Usurpation of Constitutional Responsibilities
(Defense Report 78-16)

The Infantry Fighting Vehicle—A Key Part of the Army's Combat Team
(Defense Report 78-15)

The Department of Defense Brand of Arithmetic—A New Form of Addition and Subtraction
(Defense Report 78-14)

New Recommendations on Military Compensation—What They Really Mean
(Defense Report 78-13)

NATO Standardization—National Interests Must Yield to the Common Good
(Defense Report 78-12)

Special Help for Junior Enlisted People—The Fiscal Year 1979 Budget Looks Hopeful
(Defense Report 78-11)

The Defense Budget Keeps Getting Bigger—Why Don't We Catch Up to the Soviets?
(Defense Report 78-10)

The All-Volunteer Force—How Much Does it Really Cost?
(Defense Report 78-9)

The National Cancer Institute Gives the Army a Bruise it Doesn't Deserve
(Defense Report 78-8)

Congressman Aspin and Military Benefits—His Figures Don't Square with the Real World
(Defense Report 78-7)

NATO Weapons Should be Standardized—But a Lot of Realities Stand in the Way
(Defense Report 78-6)

The Abandonment of 20-Year Military Retirement—The Wrong Step at the Wrong Time
(Defense Report 78-5)

Civilian Manpower to Replace Military—How Far Can We Go?
(Defense Report 78-4)

The President's Commission on Military Compensation—It May Be Saying Too Much Too Soon
(Defense Report 78-3)

The Military Pay and Allowance System—An Irreplaceable Intangible
(Defense Report 78-2)

The Loss of First Term Recruits—An All-Volunteer Force Failure
(Defense Report 78-1)


Why Do Young People Enlist in the Army—The Recruiters Seem to Know the Reasons
(Defense Report 77-52)

The Army Tells Reservists—Be Ready to Report When Called
(Defense Report 77-51)

Post Exchange Profits—How Should They Be Used?
(Defense Report 77-50)

Military Medical Care—How We Got Where We Are
(Defense Report 77-49)

Soldiers on Food Stamps—A Symptom of a Serious Problem
(Defense Report 77-48)

Selective Service—A Shambles That Must Be Rebuilt
(Defense Report 77-47)

The Success of the All Volunteer Force—Wishing Won't Make It So
(Defense Report 77-46)

Playing the Game of "Priorities"—Someone Always Gets the Short End
(Defense Report 77-45)

The GI Bill of Rights—Who Should It Help and How Much?
(Defense Report 77-44)

Now It's Official—The Civilians Don't Want Soldiers in their Union
(Defense Report 77-43)

Mainland China and Taiwan—We Should Stand with a Friend
(Defense Report 77-42)

The Reserve Forces—Will They Survive Being Studied?
(Defense Report 77-41)

Generals Aren't Muzzled—They Just Know When to Shut Up
(Defense Report 77-40)

Reserve Forces Manpower—Congress Begins to See the Problem
(Defense Report 77-39)

Quality vs. Quantity—How Soon We Forget
(Defense Report 77-38)

Secretary Brown Evades the Military Union Issue—The Cost Could be Ruinous
(Defense Report 77-37)

The Bureaucracy Invents a Problem—How to Pay Commissary Baggers
(Defense Report 77-36)

Military Unionization—The Government Sows the Seed But the Union Reaps the Harvest
(Defense Report 77-35)

Neutron Weapons—A Matter of Credibility
(Defense Report 77-34)

The Total Force Concept—Without Leadership it Means Nothing
(Defense Report 77-33)

Special Pay for Military Doctors—There is Too Much Uncertainty
(Defense Report 77-32)

Chemical Warfare—It Can't Be Legislated Away
(Defense Report 77-31)

Would You Believe Another Study on Military Pay and Retirement?
(Defense Report 77-30)

Dr. Mary Gets Her Medal Back—Maybe Others Should Too
(Defense Report 77-29)

Carter's Discharge Upgrade Program Getting Little Response
(Defense Report 77-28)

Korea—Still a Powder Keg After 24 Years of "Peace"
(Defense Report 77-27)

The Young Soldier—He Can't Afford to Get Married
(Defense Report 77-26)

Military Retirement—Still Another Mistaken Impression
(Defense Report 77-25)

You Don't Like War? O.K., Don't Pay for National Defense!
(Defense Report 77-24)

Military Retirement—Congressman Aspin Blunts His Lance Again
(Defense Report 77-23)

A Cut in Tank Production—It Doesn't Square with Reality
(Defense Report 77-22)

How Few People Can the Army Have and Still Do Its Job?
(Defense Report 77-21)

Human Rights—A Two-way Street
(Defense Report 77-20)

ROTC is Alive and Well on College Campuses
(Defense Report 77-19)

Project Seafarer—A Vital Element to National Survival
(Defense Report 77-18)

Military Service—An Occupation or a Calling?
(Defense Report 77-17)

General Purpose Forces—Our Best Hedge Against Nuclear War
(Defense Report 77-16)

Should Military Retirees be Excluded from Federal Civil Service?
(Defense Report 77-15)

The Best Army in the World Can't Fight Without Ammunition
(Defense Report 77-14)

Benefit Erosion—It's Real
(Defense Report 77-13)

How Much Should We Pay a Soldier?
(Defense Report 77-12)

U.S. Foreign Involvements Will Grow, Not Shrink
(Defense Report 77-11)

Military Retirement—It's Badly Misunderstood
(Defense Report 77-10)

Relief for Military Offenders—The Machinery is There if They Will Use It
(Defense Report 77-09)

Support of the Reserves—Penny-wise, Pound-foolish
(Defense Report 77-08)

Will NATO Have Enough Time to React?
(Defense Report 77-07)

What is it Like to Be a Soldier?
(Defense Report 77-06)

Military Benefits—The Leaders Show What They Can Do
(Defense Report 77-05)

Strategic Mobility—The Weak Link
(Defense Report 77-04)

Defense Spending
(Defense Report 77-03)

Military Unions—Let's Settle the Question, NOW!
(Defense Report 77-02)

Draft Evasion Pardons—The Long-Range Impact
(Defense Report 77-01)


Should the Military Chiefs Speak Their Minds?
(Defense Report 76-54)

We Must Have a Workable Draft
(Defense Report 76-53)

The Reserves Must be Supported
(Defense Report 76-52)

Has NATO Tied Its Own Hands?
(Defense Report 76-51)

Does Congress Have Enough Time to Do Its Job?
(Defense Report 76-50)

Draft vs Vols
(Defense Report 76-49)

Campus Attitudes
(Defense Report 76-48)

The Individual Ready Reserve—A Dwindling Asset
(Defense Report 76-47)

DOD Reorganizes Its Intelligence Program
(Defense Report 76-46)

The U.S. Military; Should They Be Salaried?
(Defense Report 76-45)

Opposing Forces Concept; A Training Breakthrough?
(Defense Report 76-44)

Military Unionization; AFGE Begins Its Move
(Defense Report 76-43)

The Vietnam Deserter; A Profile
(Defense Report 76-42)

More Blacks in the Army?
(Defense Report 76-41)

The Third World: A U.S. Defense Problem?
(Defense Report 76-40)

The B-1; Thoroughly Tested
(Defense Report 76-39)

Being a Veteran is a Plus
(Defense Report 76-38)

Net Assessment: Panacea for Military Budgeteers?
(Defense Report 76-37)

FY '77 Defense Budget; Less than 100 Billion?
(Defense Report 76-36)

GAO Combat Readiness Report Scored as Out-of-Date
(Defense Report 76-35)

Yugoslavia: Key to the Mediterranean?
(Defense Report 76-34)

Women in Combat?
(Defense Report 76-33)

Foreign Military Sales; Good or Bad?
(Defense Report 76-32)

New Main Battle Tank; In Trouble?
(Defense Report 76-31)

Poison Gas: Outlawed?
(Defense Report 76-30)

The Battle of Technology
(Defense Report 76-29)

Army Recruiting: Will Success Continue?
(Defense Report 76-28)

Defense Industry: Sick?
(Defense Report 76-27)

Civil Defense: Tipping the Strategic Balance?
(Defense Report 76-26)

The Korean Tinder Box
(Defense Report 76-25)

The Unrecognized Benefactor
(Defense Report 76-24)

Aspin: Wrong Again
(Defense Report 76-23)

Minding the Stores
(Defense Report 76-22)

Today's Soviet Tactics?
(Defense Report 76-21)

Undermining the National Guard and Reserve
(Defense Report 76-20)

The Next War: Long or Short?
(Defense Report 76-19)

Troops in Europe Vital to U.S. Interests?
(Defense Report 76-18)

Repair or Replace?
(Defense Report 76-17)

Defense "Issues"
(Defense Report 76-16)

The DOD FY '77 Budget: Enough?
(Defense Report 76-15)

Death of the IRR
(Defense Report 76-14)

Strategic Mobility: An Achilles Heel?
(Defense Report 76-13)

Military Compensation: Too Much—Too Little
(Defense Report 76-12)

The Tank Situation
(Defense Report 76-11)

Why 16 Divisions?
(Defense Report 76-10)

Clemency: Success or Failure
(Defense Report 76-9)

Military Unionization
(Defense Report 76-8)

Affiliation Readiness on the Upswing
(Defense Report 76-7)

Blacks in the Army
(Defense Report 76-6)

New Equipment for the Army
(Defense Report 76-5)

FY '76 Defense Budget Impact
(Defense Report 76-4)

The People Budget
(Defense Report 76-3)

Who Leads Whom
(Defense Report 76-2)

Burning the Candle
(Defense Report 76-1)