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Military readiness Congress needs better tools for effective oversight : statement of Mark E. Gebicke, Director, Military Operations and Capabilities Issues, National Security and International Affairs Division, before the Subcommittee on Military Readiness, Committee on National Security, House of Representatives by Mark E. Gebicke

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Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States. -- Dept. of Defense.,
  • Military readiness -- United States.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Operational readiness.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCongress needs better tools for effective oversight.
StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
SeriesTestimony -- GAO/T-NSIAD-98-124.
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office., United States. Congress. House. Committee on National Security. Military Readiness Subcommittee.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15508841M

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