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April 2023
Past Event
Restoring Military Readiness with Rep. Mike Garcia

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Restoring Military Readiness with Rep. Mike Garcia

Past Event
Hudson Institute
April 28, 2023
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US Marines unload gear from a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter at Landing Zone Bull near Chocolate Mountains, California, on April 1, 2023. (Dakota Hungerford via DVIDS)
28
April 2023
Past Event

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Rep. Mike Garcia

US Representative, Twenty-Seventh District of California

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Jeremy Hunt

Media Fellow

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Timothy A. Walton

Senior Fellow, Center for Defense Concepts and Technology

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The US military faces one of its most serious readiness challenges in recent history. The Army did not meet its recruitment goals, falling nearly 15,000 soldiers short at the end of the last fiscal year. At that same time, junior enlisted service members are underpaid and often unable to afford basic necessities for their families. All the while, our military continues to face procurement shortfalls that threaten our ability to produce and deploy vital systems for our military. With rising threats abroad, what can policymakers do to restore readiness and strength to our armed forces? 

Please join Congressman Mike Garcia (CA-27) and Hudson Media Fellow Jeremy Hunt for a discussion on the way out of this crisis.

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