I don't mind having some soldiering bonus, just don't think we need all 3. We can probably count on getting +10 soldiering from Nanobots, which should be relatively easy to research, and is off the main AI research path. That plus two picks in Soldiering and/or Bravery should be enough.
I'd like to scrounge up 4 points for sensors(3) and morale(1). I'm kind of leery at the thought of having no economic picks at all.