Increase in Military Spending

Discussion in 'Naval Academy - USNA' started by Pat46, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. Pat46

    Pat46 Member

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    Considering the President has vowed to increase military spending, will this mean an increase in appointments to USMC and USNA?
     
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    I doubt it.
     
  3. RocketDad

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    Lots of planes, ships, and equipment need lots of maintenance and repairs. There are many stories of grounded planes, etc.
     
  4. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Appointments would probably only increase when they need to rapidly raise the number of troops, as happened in the first decade of this century. They can still increase the number of troops and use other commissioning programs to "top off", so I wouldn't be anticipating any real increase in appointments. JMPO.
     
  5. Pat46

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    Thank you
     
  6. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006 10-Year Member

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    Perhaps they should get the waste under control before pulling out the super sized check books...
     
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    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Seems like Trump is working on that given deals with Boeing etc. No doubt there is a far, far way to go.