Military News

March 5, 2013 1:04 AM

Commentary: Sequester offers an opportunity to realign national security

No matter how bad the problem, a former colleague of mine used to always preface discussions by saying that it represented an "opportunity." The Sequester's cuts will hit the Department of Defense (DOD) especially hard. But rather than focus on the cuts, I suggest we see this as an opportunity to assess and better align America's national security interests and capabilities.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Fort Jackson holds mass casualty exercise 01:18

Fort Jackson holds mass casualty exercise

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball comes to Columbia 00:59

VIDEO: Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball comes to Columbia

VIDEO: Ralph Brown at 99 years young 01:51

VIDEO: Ralph Brown at 99 years young

VIDEO: Sailors prepare for ground combat at Fort Jackson’s Task Force Marshall 02:10

VIDEO: Sailors prepare for ground combat at Fort Jackson’s Task Force Marshall

VIDEO: Gulf War Veterans Reflect 25 Years Later 03:25

VIDEO: Gulf War Veterans Reflect 25 Years Later

VIDEO: Manual of Arms at Drill Sergeant School Fort Jackson 01:51

VIDEO: Manual of Arms at Drill Sergeant School Fort Jackson

VIDEO: What is a Drill Sergeant? 00:53

VIDEO: What is a Drill Sergeant?

VIDEO: Drill Sergeant competition at Fort Jackson 01:26

VIDEO: Drill Sergeant competition at Fort Jackson

VIDEO: Army Rangers Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver 02:22

VIDEO: Army Rangers Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver

VIDEO: Out of battle, this is where soldiers go to fight 01:35

VIDEO: Out of battle, this is where soldiers go to fight

VIDEO: Wild Weasel unit honored at Shaw Air Force Base 01:17

VIDEO: Wild Weasel unit honored at Shaw Air Force Base

Fort Jackson Victory Week 00:58

Fort Jackson Victory Week

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos