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.