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Consolidate Service Academies

Consolidate and eliminate service academies. Eliminate the United States Air Force Academy and allow graduates of both the United States Military Academy at West Point and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis to choose the United States Air Force as a career option upon graduation. Also, close the United States Coast Guard Academy and allow graduates of the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis to choose... more »

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Eliminate Service Academies, or ROTC, or BOTH

There is no need to have both military service academies and ROTC. I am more inclined to say eliminate the service academies and allow the institutional costs of running a university to universities and not the government. Military academies were a good idea in the days when military instruction wasn't performed anywhere else, but times have changed and the need for these service academies is no longer present. We currently... more »

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