While the United States stands as an unparalleled example of freedom to the world, we must remain diligent in our fight to preserve the American way of life. To meet any challenge that threatens our nationís sovereignty, we must maintain a national defense that can meet any need and defeat any foe. This requires the proper resources and, as such, AMVETS encourages our military and foreign policy leadership to ensure that the brave and dedicated men and women who serve in our Armed Forces are provided with the best possible training, equipment and technology.

AMVETS, therefore, seeks actions that willó