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A history of Defense Reform since 1970

Michael J. Leahey

A history of Defense Reform since 1970

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

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  • DEFENSE SYSTEMS

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    This thesis develops a history of Defense Reform from 1970 to the present and attempts to demonstrate a linkage between concept generation and the outcomes of subsequent policy formulation. The origins of Defense Reform are examined beginning with developments and prominent personalities of the immediate post Vietnam War period and continuing to the present. In examining these developments, significant events are noted along with publications pertinent to the event. The results indicate that the phenomenon of defense reform has had a significant effect on the Defense Department"s structure and policy. However, the full results of that effect cannot be completely determined due to the limitations of time and sources available for this study. Defense reform; Military reform. (eg)

    The Physical Object
    Pagination141 p.
    Number of Pages141
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    Open LibraryOL25452110M

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A history of Defense Reform since 1970 by Michael J. Leahey Download PDF EPUB FB2

This thesis develops a history of Defense Reform from to the present and attempts to demonstrate a linkage between concept generation and the outcomes of subsequent policy formulation.

The origins of Defense Reform are examined beginning with developments and prominent personalities of the immediate post Vietnam War period and continuing to the : This thesis develops a history of Defense Reform from to the present and attempts to demonstrate a linkage between concept generation and the outcomes of subsequent policy formulation.

The origins of Defense Reform are examined beginning with developments and prominent personalities of the immediate post Vietnam War period and continuing to the present.

SOURCES OF DEFENSE REFORM SINCE Defense Reform has its origins with many sources, but for the purposes of the period covered sinceappears to have been concentrated around a small group of legislators, writers, military officers, and civilian analysts in the Washington, D.C.

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