Future of the U.S. Military

General John Shalikashvili, who recently resigned as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke about the future of the U.S. military. He… read more

General John Shalikashvili, who recently resigned as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke about the future of the U.S. military. He lauded the men and women of the armed forces whose work has made the U.S. secure. He discussed post-Cold War reductions in military personnel and the consequent budget reductions. He also talked about the ethnic and religious conflicts around the world in the past four years which resulted in 40 separate operations for U.S. armed forces. Bosnia is the most prominent of these. He encouraged taking stock of the relationship between the military and U.S. citizens. The audience-question segment was not aired. close

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Program ID:
91716-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 27, 1997 | 9:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 29, 1997 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Sep 27, 1997 | 9:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 28, 1997 | 12:10am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 29, 1997 | 8:51am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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