Does the U.S. military need to be expanded?

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My answer to Does the U.S. military need to be expanded?

Answer by Ken Larson:

Expansion in the form of manpower and technology for cyber warfare, low cost UAV’s and state of the art communications – yes.

But billions of dollars for F-35 aircraft and other politically engineered White Elephants is foolish while our countries infrastructure is crumbling. As the below figure illustrates we can carve a considerable amount of these excesses out.

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Red Flags of Waste in the FY 2017 Defense Budget

Does the U.S. military need to be expanded?

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2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Volunteer MicroMentor. I specialize in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses beginning work for the Federal Government. MicroMentor is a non-profit organization offering free assistance to small business in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. You can set up a case with me at MicroMentor by going to: http://www.micromentor.org/ key words: "Federal Government Contracting"

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