Donald Trump Promises Larger U.S. Military in Speech Short on Specifics

The billionaire had promised to flesh out his ideas on defense during his speech aboard the USS Iowa.

Donald Trump, president and chief executive officer of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, waves to the crowd during a rally aboard the Battleship USS Iowa in San Pedro, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015.

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

The red “Make America Great Again” baseball cap bobbed through the sea of people aboard the USS Iowa, many chanting “Do-nald Trump! Do-nald Trump!” as protesters waited in the parking lot with signs denouncing the Republican presidential candidate as a draft dodger.

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