This chart originally appeared in The New York Times, March 20, 2005.

Two Years and Counting, by Lawrence J. Korb and Nigel Holmes (opens image in a new window)

Lawrence J. Korb, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, was assistant secretary for manpower at the Department of Defense from 1981 to 1985. Nigel Holmes is a graphic designer. Research and data analysis provided by the Center’s Rajeev Goyle and Max Bergmann.

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Lawrence J. Korb

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