Defining Readiness: Background and Issues for Congress

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This report discusses how differing uses of the term "readiness" affect congressional debate, but does not evaluate the current state of the U.S. military or provide a conclusive definition of readiness. It also considers how the different uses of the term readiness relate to certain issues: Is there a readiness crisis? What should the U.S. military be ready for? How should readiness be measured? How does the FY2018 budget request affect the U.S. military's readiness?

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Rumbaugh, Russell June 14, 2017.

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  • Main Title: Defining Readiness: Background and Issues for Congress
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This report discusses how differing uses of the term "readiness" affect congressional debate, but does not evaluate the current state of the U.S. military or provide a conclusive definition of readiness. It also considers how the different uses of the term readiness relate to certain issues: Is there a readiness crisis? What should the U.S. military be ready for? How should readiness be measured? How does the FY2018 budget request affect the U.S. military's readiness?

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Rumbaugh, Russell. Defining Readiness: Background and Issues for Congress, report, June 14, 2017; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc990676/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.