And do not bother telling me we cannot afford it. The re-capitalization, along with funding any ongoing combat operations, can be funded with bonded indebtedness. Certain taxes can be designated/levied for the sole purpose of debt service and eventual retirement. In addition to which I suggest a 15% reduction in Civil Service salaries and entitlement programs in order
to so service and retire and to help pay the troops who after all are the more worthy members
of our society and Western Civilization in general.