The ACCESS legislation addresses one of the important objections families often have to military service—lack of child care facilities.
Task Force members will discuss their recommendations for reforming the personnel system so the military can better meet the security demands of the future.
Key provisions would provide the Pentagon with the statutory relief needed to test new ideas for managing personnel while also modernizing long outdated policies.
Despite ongoing efforts to support defense personnel, our nation risks failing to recruit, retain, and prepare a force adequate to meet future demands.
A redesigned and more adaptable force is needed to enable the military to grow, evolve, and become more capable in the face of new and varied threats.
The excellence of the U.S. military depends on the quality of the people who choose to serve, but can the military attract the talent it needs to protect the nation against future threats?
Policymakers seem to be gradually wakening to the fact that the sequester process that trimmed discretionary defense and non-defense accounts in the federal budget has begun to hurt. The impacts of sequestration are not only damaging to our national security,…