Force protection, with special attention, beyond currently ongoing efforts, to
Protecting the logistic ships against antiship cruise missiles;
Protecting the amphibious force against modern, quiet submarines;
Using launch warning and passive protection SOPs against hostile tactical ballistic missiles; and
Taking measures to protect against and to sustain operations in case weapons of mass destruction are used.
Field medicine for forward forces and for OOTW.
Preparation for coalition warfare.
Finally, and of paramount importance, beyond these specific priorities and affecting all of them profoundly, attention to “jointness” must pervade everything.