The U.S. military is grappling with decreased budgets and a much different operational reality than in the Cold War. As Lt. Gen. Mitchell Stevenson, U.S. Army deputy chief of staff for logistics, said, “We’re in an era of persistent conflict,” and he predicts the United States is not going to return to a pre-2001 military strategy, or posture. “We’re probably going to have a portion of our forces deployed somewhere - always,” he said at the DOD Maintenance Symposium here. The ...
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