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Title: Basing Changes, continued

Action: Screen begins with an image of a map of the former Soviet Union and the following header and text being displayed center screen as mentioned in the narration:

Since the breakup of the former Soviet Union the:

Voice: Since the breakup of the former Soviet Union, the security environment remains highly unpredictable, consisting of numerous potential adversaries with the ability and will to threaten regional stability and US national interests. To meet this threat, the Air Force developed concepts and capabilities that exploit the strengths of air and space power and follow our doctrinal guidelines.

Action: A small image of the cover of Air Force Vision 20 20 is shown in the bottom left corner, the following text being shown beside the cover on the right:

Current Air Force Strategy must be executed with fewer forces and fewer forward deployed bases

Voice: Today, the Air Force employs a strategy that must be executed with significantly fewer forces and from far fewer forward-operating locations.

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