Hearings on Military Posture and H.R. 10929: Department of Defense Authorization for Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1979 Before the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, Second Session, Part 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - Government publications
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Page 879 - Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, constitute the immediate military staff of the Secretary of Defense. The Joint Chiefs of Staff are the principal military advisers to the President, the National Security Council, and the Secretary of Defense.
Page 660 - To provide Fleet Marine Forces of combined arms, together with supporting air components, for service with the Fleet in the seizure or defense of advanced naval bases and for the conduct of such land operations as may be...
Page 657 - States is to preserve the United States as a free nation with its fundamental institutions and values intact.
Page 262 - Force (Manpower, Reserve Affairs and Installations) General Counsel, Department of the Army Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (Research and Advanced Technology) Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Equal Opportunity) Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Affairs...
Page 194 - The United States will not be the first supplier to introduce into a region newly-developed, advanced weapons systems which would create a new or significantly higher combat capability.
Page 194 - We will continue to utilize arms transfers to promote our security and the security of our close friends. But in the future the burden of persuasion will be on those who favor a particular arms sale, rather than those who oppose it.
Page 16 - US advantages in other characteristics; and —— the US posture is not in fact, and is not seen as, inferior in performance to the strategic nuclear forces of the Soviet Union.
Page 195 - I am initiating this policy of restraint in the full understanding that actual reductions in the worldwide traffic in arms will require multilateral cooperation.