Defense Budget http://publicradiotulsa.org en America's Defense Budget in an Age of Cutbacks http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/americas-defense-budget-age-cutbacks <p>Significant and far-ranging budgetary cutbacks are planned, over the next several years, for the United States Armed Forces --- how, if at all, will these reductions affect our country&#39;s military stature on the world stage? And how, if at all, will they influence our own feelings (or perceptions) of security here at home? On today&#39;s show, we welcome Col. Thomas X. Hammes (USMC, Retired), who recently gave an address to the Tulsa Committee on Foreign Relations entitled &ldquo;Defense in Times of Austerity.&rdquo; In his three-decade stint in the Marine Corps, Col. Sat, 21 Apr 2012 00:14:39 +0000 Rich Fisher 17220 at http://publicradiotulsa.org America's Defense Budget in an Age of Cutbacks