It is believed by too many the president is in charge of everything that is military, it's Organization, where instillations are how big they are, what they will fight with, how large they are, and etc (1 ).
It seems that the Congress, is taking a hands off approach when it comes to the military. This is the way it appears, isn't it time for Congress to reassert its Constitutional Obligations? This obligation is done on behalf of the PEOPLE. "We the people" are the ultimate bosses of the military.
Article I, Section 8 To declare war, grant letters of marque and reprisal, and make rules concerning captures on land and water;
To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years;
To provide and maintain a navy;
To make rules for the government and regulation of the land and naval forces;
To provide for calling forth the militia to execute the laws of the union, suppress insurrections and repel invasions;
To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the militia, and for governing such part of them as may be employed in the service of the United States, reserving to the states respectively, the appointment of the officers, and the authority of training the militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;