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Integrating the Department of Defense Supply Chain

by Eric Peltz Marc Robbins Geoffrey Mcgovern

The authors provide a framework for an integrated Department of Defense (DoD) supply chain, associated policy recommendations, and a companion framework for management practices that will drive people to take actions aligned with this integrated supply chain approach. Building on the framework and policy recommendations, they identify opportunities to improve DoD supply chain efficiency and highlight several already being pursued by DoD.

Overseas Basing of U.S. Military Forces: An Assessment of Relative Costs and Strategic Benefits

by David R. Frelinger Michael J. Lostumbo John Halliday Eric Peltz Derek Eaton Stacie L. Pettyjohn Victoria A. Greenfield Jerry M. Sollinger Patrick Mills Bruce R. Nardulli Stephen M. Worman Michael J. Mcnerney

This independent assessment is a comprehensive study of the strategic benefits, risks, and costs of U. S. military presence overseas. The report provides policymakers a way to evaluate the range of strategic benefits and costs that follow from revising the U. S. overseas military presence by characterizing how this presence contributes to assurance, deterrence, responsiveness, and security cooperation goals.

Speed and Power

by John Halliday Eric Peltz Aimee Bower

Using a case study based on the Army's new Stryker Brigade Combat Team, the authors explore how the Army might improve its ability to contribute to prompt, global power projection, that is, strategically responsive early-entry forces for time-critical events. The authors examine options to reach a dual goal: to initiate deployment of the right force capabilities, and then get those capabilities where they need to be as quickly as possible.

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