Special Studies Series
CMH Pub 40-4-1, Paper
2008; 226 pages, illustrations, charts, bibliographical note, index
GPO S/N: 008-029-00480-1
The U.S. Army underwent a decade of significant transformation between 1987 and 1997 that affected strategy, force requirements, structure, and basing requirements. The end of the Cold War provided the initial impetus for defense reshaping and drove the pace and depth of change. Reductions in forces and installations, and deferred procurement of the next generation of military equipment overlapped with efforts to adapt the Army to a new global security environment.
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