The Rest of the Independent QDR Panel

The Rest of the Independent QDR Panel: The Pentagon announced Friday the full membership of the independent Quadrennial Defense Review panel mandated by Congress. Defense Secretary Bob Gates has selected 12 members, while Congress appointed eight more. (The House Armed Services Committee announced its choices in December.)

Gates selectedWilliam J. Perry, co-chair

Stephen J. Hadley, co-chair

Richard L. Armitage

Jack Dyer Crouch II

Rudy F. deLeon

Joan A. Dempsey

Sherri W. Goodman

Retired Navy Adm. David E. Jeremiah

Retired Army Gen. George A. Joulwan

Alice C. Maroni

Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Paul Van Riper

Retired Air Force Gen. Larry D. Welch

Congress selectedCharles Curtis

Eric S. Edelman

Retired Army Gen. Jack Keane

Richard H. Kohn

John F. Lehman Jr.

Retired Army Lt. Col. John Nagl

Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert H. Scales Jr.

James M. Talent

Congress wants the bipartisan panel to assess the QDR, its recommendations, stated and implied assumptions, and any vulnerabilities of the strategy and force structure underlying the report. Its report is due to Congress by July.