Heritage Explains: How Strong is the United States Military?

COMMENTARY Defense

Heritage Explains: How Strong is the United States Military?

Oct 11th, 2018 1 min read

Commentary By

Dakota Wood

Senior Research Fellow, Defense Programs

Michelle Cordero @michelleoddis

Digital Content Manager

After a long needed boost in defense spending, does the United States military have what it needs to protect our interest at home and abroad? Heritage just released it's 2019 Index of U.S. Military Strength, an annual deep dive into our military's capabilities. This week on the Heritage Explains podcast, Dakota Wood, a senior research fellow in Heritage's Center for National Defense and editor of the Index, walks us through some of the reports most important findings.