November 10, 2015

Vets advocates script plan for new president's first 100 days

Veterans advocates have already scripted the first 100 days of the next president’s agenda, whoever he or she might be.

In a new policy paper from the Center for a New American Security, analysts say swift engagement on veterans issues will be critical for the next administration as a signal not only to those who have already served, but also to those in uniform today and future potential recruits.

“National security depends on the United States’ ability to recruit, retain, manage, and support its service members and their families,” the report states. “The nation benefits from the successful transition and future success of veterans in myriad ways, including … the example they set for future generations weighing whether to join the all-volunteer force.”

Read the full article at Military Times.