Category Archives: Letter to the Editor

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Time to cut Pentagon budget | Cincinnati Enquirer

I’m unhappy to learn that 40 cents of every one of my 2013 federal tax dollars went to fund current and past wars, according to the Quaker advocacy group the…

Letter of the Day (April 6): Pentagon funds and the Mayo Clinic | Minneapolis Star Tribune

The March 27 article “Mayo Clinic aims for more Pentagon funding” gives us hope that the extraordinary amount of funding the Pentagon receives could at last be directed toward helping…

Letter: National military budget priorities | Deseret News

I read the article, “Veterans’ unemployment edges down but still high,” (March 20). The alarmingly high unemployment rate for young veterans shows that leaders in Washington are failing these men…

Letters: Time to rethink Pentagon’s budget | GloucesterTimes.com (MA)

To the editor: By the end of this year, the U.S. will have fewer than 10,000 troops left in Afghanistan, and the U.S. will not technically be at war with…

Sunday Dialogue: Reshaping the Military | New York Times

I agree that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s plan to draw down the Army is a step in the right direction. As Mr. Hartung says, the simultaneous wars in Iraq and…