in a quick and efficient manner.
We can handle the overseas war-fight commitment and still defend our homeland and support the Department of Homeland Security simultaneously.
We cannot continue to accept risk by under-equipping the National Guard. Some critics will say we cannot afford it. The Guard's answer will be, we cannot afford not to do this.
We were going to fight an enemy that was a symmetric threat, and they looked a lot like us -- the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact.
It's going to require at least double that for a fully equipped, fully manned Guard. Job No. 1 for us is homeland defense. You've got to equip us for that mission.
I think he's a national treasure. You talk about the 'greatest generation' and you usually think of World War II. I'm not so sure you're not looking at the greatest generation in Jordan Pierson.
You don't have to be in Afghanistan or Iraq a long time to understand the challenges of the missions. The National Guard brings the face of all America to the theater.