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Goldwater-Nichols: 25 Years Later
Twenty-five years ago, Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership. The passage of the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act innovated joint operations beyond the wildest hopes of reformers in Congress. Federal News Radio takes a look at the impact of the legislation in our special report, Goldwater-Nichols: 25 Years Later.
It took more than four years, but Congress succeeded in revamping the organizational structure of the Pentagon over the strident objections of the military's own leadership 25 years ago.
After the passage of the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act, the Pentagon stopped fighting the Congressional push for the military services to come together. Instead, it innovated joint operations beyond the wildest hopes of reformers in Congress. Can that model be exported to the rest of the federal government?