November 23, 2010 4:38PM

Five Ways to Cut Military Spending Today

The U.S. military has an important purpose, protecting Americans, but that purpose has been distorted over the years. Here are five military spending cuts Congress and the President can make today while they undertake the harder task of rethinking the true purpose of the military and then restraining its use. These recommendations are derived from the report, "Budgetary Savings from Military Restraint."