5 steps DoD can follow to save money

Winslow Wheeler, director, Straus Military Reform Project, Center for Defense Information

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The Defense Department’s five year goal of finding more than a $100 billion in efficiency savings has some industry insiders worried — and others saying it doesn’t go far enough.

Winslow Wheeler is the director of the Straus Military Reform Project at the Center for Defense Information.

He argues that the current levels of defense spending can’t be maintained, and has come up with five steps to put the Defense Department on a sustainable path.

He says that, right now, its defense budget just isn’t unsustainable.