This independent assessment is a comprehensive study of the strategic benefits, risks, and costs of U.S. military presence overseas. The report provides policymakers a way to evaluate the range of strategic benefits and costs that follow from revising the U.S. overseas military presence by characterizing how this presence contributes to assurance, deterrence, responsiveness, and security cooperation goals.The Military Sealift Command operates two long-term chartered container ships that carry USAF munitions.9 The USAF also has stocks of munitions ... 7 Headquarters Air Force, USAF Supply Manual: Volume 2, AFMAN 23-110, 2009, pp.
|Title||:||Overseas Basing of U.S. Military Forces|
|Author||:||Michael J. Lostumbo, Michael J. McNerney, Eric Peltz, Derek Eaton, David R. Frelinger|
|Publisher||:||Rand Corporation - 2013-04-15|