Cheney and Bush (41) put us on a STEEP glide slope and Clinton pushed us over a cliff. That and Tailhook 91 didn’t help matters at ALL!
I concur, the standard comment in 2004 was the CNO never got the memo we were at war. The CNO accelerate personnel cuts in the middle of the war. Now Obama with Gates and Mullens leading the charge have done more to destroy the Navy. We cannot keep submarines at sea well bells bells who cares if women serve on a sub in drydock?