We need to institute a draft with no exemptions for anyone. You don't want to carry a weapon because you are a pacifist or a Quaker then join and become a medic or the US should start a program to fix the nations infrastructure and have people join that instead of the military. One year active duty enlistment period and four years in the reserve.
The US military should; Leave Japan by 2010. Leave Cuba by 2010. Leave Iraq by 2011. Leave Afghanistan by 2012. Leave Germany and other European countries by 2012.