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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS

FOR 1990

HEARINGS

BEFORE A

JOHN P. MURTHA, Pennsylvania, Chairman

NORMAN D. DICKS, Washington

JOSEPH M. McDADE, Pennsylvania

CHARLES WILSON, Texas

C. W. BILL YOUNG, Florida

W. G. (BILL) HEFNER, North Carolina CLARENCE E. MILLER, Ohio

LES AUCOIN, Oregon

BOB LIVINGSTON, Louisiana

MARTIN OLAV SABO, Minnesota

JULIAN C. DIXON, California

DONALD E. RICHBOURG, J. DAVID WILLSON, JOHN G. PLASHAL, ROBERT V. Davis, SANDRA A. Gil-

BERT, DAVID F. KILIAN, ELIZABETH A. PHILLIPS, RICHARD E. EFFORD, DELACROIX DAVIS III,
ALICIA JONES, and JULIE PACQUING, Staff Assistants; MARCIA L. Matts, MARY E. GAROFALO,
and CYNTHIA A. WRIGHT, Administrative Aides

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COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS

JAMIE L. WHITTEN, Mississippi, Chairman WILLIAM H. NATCHER, Kentucky

SILVIO O. CONTE, Massachusetts NEAL SMITH, Iowa

JOSEPH M. McDADE, Pennsylvania SIDNEY R. YATES, Illinois

JOHN T. MYERS, Indiana DAVID R. OBEY, Wisconsin

CLARENCE E. MILLER, Ohio EDWARD R. ROYBAL, California

LAWRENCE COUGHLIN, Pennsylvania LOUIS STOKES, Ohio

C. W. BILL YOUNG, Florida TOM BEVILL, Alabama

RALPH REGULA, Ohio BILL ALEXANDER, Arkansas

VIRGINIA SMITH, Nebraska JOHN P. MURTHA, Pennsylvania

CARL D. PURSELL, Michigan BOB TRAXLER, Michigan

MICKEY EDWARDS, Oklahoma JOSEPH D. EARLY, Massachusetts

BOB LIVINGSTON, Louisiana CHARLES WILSON, Texas

BILL GREEN, New York LINDY (MRS. HALE) BOGGS, Louisiana JERRY LEWIS, California NORMAN D. DICKS, Washington

JOHN EDWARD PORTER, Illinois MATTHEW F. McHUGH, New York

HAROLD ROGERS, Kentucky WILLIAM LEHMAN, Florida

JOE SKEEN, New Mexico MARTIN OLAV SABO, Minnesota

FRANK R. WOLF, Virginia JULIAN C. DIXON, California

BILL LOWERY, California
VIC FAZIO, California

VIN WEBER, Minnesota
W. G. (BILL) HEFNER, North Carolina TOM DELAY, Texas
LES AUCOIN, Oregon

JIM KOLBE, Arizona
DANIEL K. AKAKA, Hawaii

DEAN A. GALLO, New Jersey
WES WATKINS, Oklahoma
WILLIAM H. GRAY III, Pennsylvania
BERNARD J. DWYER, New Jersey
STENY H. HOYER, Maryland
BOB CARR, Michigan
ROBERT J. MRAZEK, New York
RICHARD J. DURBIN, Illinois
RONALD D. COLEMAN, Texas
ALAN B. MOLLOHAN, West Virginia
LINDSAY THOMAS, Georgia
CHESTER G. ATKINS, Massachusetts
JIM CHAPMAN, Texas

FREDERICK G. MOHRMAN, Clerk and Staff Director

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONS

FOR 1990

TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1989.

COMMANDER IN CHIEF, UNITED STATES EUROPEAN

COMMAND

WITNESS

GEN. JOHN R. GALVIN, U.S. ARMY, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, U.S. EUROPEAN

COMMAND

INTRODUCTION
Mr. MURTHA. The committee will come to order.

Today we have General John Galvin, Commander in Chief, European Command.

It is our purpose today to discuss the ability to carry out the NATO warfighting strategy, the resources needed and on hand to carry out this strategy, and the possibility of making reductions without affecting warfighting capability.

We are delighted to have you before the committee. I have looked at your statement and your statement will appear in its entirety in the record. If you will summarize it for us then we will proceed with questions.

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF GENERAL GALVIN General GALVIN. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate the chance to be here, and I also would like to say from the beginning, I deeply appreciate your visit over to Europe where you spent a great deal of time with members of this subcommittee and the committee itself looking around Europe and finding out firsthand what was going on. My commanders also were delighted that we had that opportunity.

I would like to just make a brief summary. There are a lot of questions that are going to come up this year and a lot of tough issues.

CHANGES IN THE SOVIET UNION First of all, surprisingly enough, the issue that is uppermost is, what is the situation. We have the Soviet Union going through a vast transition down the road where even the key Soviet leaders themselves admitted they don't know where that road goes, but what they have also said about that road is that it is not reversible.

I think that puts us in a situation that we have not seen since the beginning of the Alliance, almost 40-years ago. We are inextri

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