What would you cut from the US military? I am a hard core pro military and pro air force guy, but the F-35 program has exceeded TARFU and beyond FUBAR. The cost of each one man F-35 is almost equal to the cost of a Compared to competitors, the F-35 is inferior by almost every measure, a case of trying to do all mission roles, but mastering none. As a result, partner countries are less and less interested in the F-35 every week, which will make F-35's cost per unit over $300 million each if the US ends up the only customer (note, F-35 is built in Texas, and I am and live in Texas, but I am also a true conservative unlike some). Better to spend the money on C-17's to replace aging C-5's, and replacement of KC-135 and KC-10 air tankers, as US air military mobility is woefully inadequate. Rapid deployment of equipment anywhere in world is more critical today then a short range multipurpose everything air platform. And the pesky drones seems to be be racking up quite a kill score, a squadron of them for the price of one F-35 Navy wants more nuclear attack submarines to thwart the dastardly Al Qaeda rubber dinghy's. (Does even Al Qaeda have rubber dinghy's?) Do we really new carriers when the 10 Nimitz class in service are proven and US Navy has as many carriers in service as ALL other countries combined. I think the Coast Guard needs something to replace those WW2 ships they still use. (yes, they have very old ships and do quite well). I am not anti-military, just the opposite, and Ike said it best, When you have the leader of the military speaking out against the military–industrial complex, not let them have open access to every Americans pocket book. The troops and resourcefulness is what makes a military great, and relying on gizmos is dangerous if it does not work.