The United States is winding down its involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. We're reaching the end of the longest period of conflict in American history. But in spite of these changes, now is not the time to turn our attention away from national defense.
The world is a place in constant flux - all you have to do is look to the Middle East to see that stability is a fragile condition, indeed. So despite a long period of conflict reaching an end, it seems there's no respite for the weary.
And changes in the military aren't just taking place abroad. Prominent issues abound on our own soil, as well. We cover it all in the articles below...