Accession Number : ADA324015

Title :   From War to Peace: A History of Past Conversions,

Corporate Author : LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT INST BETHESDA MD

Personal Author(s) : Stewart, William G., Jr

PDF Url : ADA324015

Report Date : JAN 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 75

Abstract : In response to the end of the Cold War, the United States is undertaking a major reduction in resources committed to national security. Defense reductions have occurred three other times during the past half century. This paper describes those drawdowns for the purposes of placing today's reductions in historical perspective and benefiting from prior successes. We summarize our findings below.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY, *ECONOMIC IMPACT, *MILITARY DOWNSIZING, NATIONAL SECURITY, PEACETIME, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, EMPLOYMENT, MOBILIZATION, MACROECONOMICS, WARTIME, MILITARY BUDGETS, POSTWAR OPERATIONS, NATIONAL DEFENSE, FEDERAL BUDGETS, INFLATION(ECONOMICS), UNEMPLOYMENT.

Subject Categories : Economics and Cost Analysis
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE