From Left And Right, Think Tanks Urge DOD to Cut Costs

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- Defense experts from across the political spectrum joined forces Monday in urging Congress and the U.S. Department of Defense to cut costs in three areas that have been taboo for lawmakers, focusing on the costs of military bases, civilian personnel and military pay and benefits.

Speaking at a public event held before the House Armed Services Committee revealed its version of the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, which largely punts on those three areas, a group of 25 analysts from organizations as diverse as the liberal...
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