Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/220

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108 STAT. 2854 PUBLIC LAW 103-337—OCT. 5, 1994 (8) The President's budget for fiscal year 1995 assumes the Department of Defense will save at least $6,000,000,000 from procurement reform. (9) The first and second roimds of the Base Realignment and Closure Commission have not yet achieved the level of savings initially estimated, and the 1995 base closure roimd may cost significantly more thein is assumed in the President's budget. (10) United States forces are presently involved in humanitarian relief efforts in or around Rwanda, in a number of air and maritime operations relating to the United Nations operations in Bosnia, and in a variety of operations relating to Iraq, Haiti, Somalia, and Macedonia. (11) United States forces may be called upon in the future to conduct additional humanitarian and relief missions. (12) United States forces may be called upon to conduct even more significant operations to enforce a peace agreement in Bosnia and to facilitate the departure from Haiti of the militeiry leadership. (13) Many of the forces that are psirticipating in these other-than-war or nontraditional operations would be required early on in the event of one or more major regional contingencies. (14) There are inevitable tradeoffs among spending on force structure, readiness, modernization, personnel, pay, and quality ofUfe. (b) SENSE OF CONGRESS. —In light of the findings in subsection (a), it is the sense of Congress that— (1) within 30 days after enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense should initiate a review of the assumptions and conclusions of the President's budget, the report on the Bottom Up Review, and the Future Years Defense Program, such review to include consideration of the veirious other-than-war or nontraditional operations in which the United States forces are or may be participating; (2) not more than 180 days after the review is initiated, the Secretary should submit to the President and Congress a report which— (A) describes in detail the force structure required to fight and win two major regional contingencies nearly simultaneously in light of other ongoing or potential operations; (B) may also address possible changes in national security planning or programs, including revised alliance arrangements, increased reliance on reserve component forces, or adjustments to the national military strategy; and (C) includes an evaluation of an Army configured as 12 active duty divisions, a number of which would be rounded out with National Guard combat imits; (3) not more than 60 days after receipt of the report from the Secretary of Defense, the President should submit to Congress a report detailing the steps the President intends to take to meet the force structure described in the Secretary report;