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Putting Military Personnel Costs in Context: Analysis by AEI and BPC


WHEN: Friday, July 18, 2014 2:18 p.m. to 2:18 p.m. ET

WHERE: Russell Senate Office Building, 2 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC, 20002

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According to a new study by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the per capita cost of military personnel on active duty increased by 42 percent over the last decade. Overall, growth in cost was much faster than growth in the number of people serving. AEI and BPC hosted a conversation about the cost trends impacting America’s professional volunteer force and their implications for the future.

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Steve Bell BPC

Panel discussion featuring:

Professor Linda Bilmes
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Charlie Houy
Former Staff Director, Senate Appropriations Committee

Scott Lilly
Former Staff Director, House Appropriations Committee

Ann Sauer
Former Staff Director, Senate Armed Services Committee

Moderated by:

Andrew Tilghman
Pentagon Correspondent, Military Times

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