Defense Secretary Robert Gates delivered a much-ballyhooed speech this past week about the urgent need to cut defense spending by at least $15 billion. It is worth reading! I had a different take than other media coverage, though. . .
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"What I’m really trying to do is create a change-centric organization that continually adapts to
its environment…An enduring legacy that I would like to leave is that we have [created] a Coast
Guard that was capable of sensing changes in demand and proactive in doing what this country
needs us to do."