Follow the Leader: The House and Senate Fiscal Year 2008 Defense Appropriations Bills


Publication Date: September 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Mackenzie M. Eaglen

Research Area: Military and defense

Keywords: National security; reserves; military; Armed Services

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


To alleviate equipment shortfalls and enable the military to fulfill current and future missions, Congress must fully fund the Army's Future Combat Systems program and the addition of an eighth Stryker brigade.