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Norton A. Schwartz

Gen. (ret.) Norton A. Schwartz was the 19th Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. Today, he is President and CEO of the nonprofit Business Executives for National Security (BENS).

Going BRAC-less: What to Do with the US Military’s Excess Property

The Pentagon is offering an alternative to closing bases, and Congress should support it.


If the Pentagon Buys Less, It Needs to Invest More

If the military is supposed to use the peace to prepare for the next war, it has to spend more on research & development. By Gen. Norton A. Schwartz and Col. Tom Harrison