Govt. waste is now and has been going on forever and it gets worse as Govt. grows in size. Being ex military I have great devotion to my branch BUT the time has come to consolidate. We do not need Army Air, Marine Air, Navy Air and Air Air. America will never again engage in a WWII type of engagement with millions of boots on the ground. The Special Forces will be the path for the future. Ships to move forces and aircraft to hot spots and deliver small forces to critical areas.
We still have the capability to turn any area in the world into dust and if Hirishoma is any example of what can be accomplished by force then compare Detroit to Nagasiki. Feel good pacifist politics has never worked before and will not work in the future. The enemy