The American military, the largest and most powerful institution on earth, is by law ultimately responsible to the will of the American people. This will should be expressed in the form of policy direction that determines the monetary and manpower needs of the military, as well as on the educational, social, and professional levels.
"The American Military Role and Responsibility,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 27
, Article 4.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol27/iss4/4