When confronted with the suicide crisis, the enlisted ranks of the Air Force are not short on opinions or ideas. Air Force commanders would be well-served to not only listen to airmen but acknowledge that solutions to systemic problems that cause low morale and suicide can’t always be seen from 30,000 feet.
This week, the U.S. Marine Corps announced that the first female Marine F-35B pilot graduated training. The Corps also announced the first female Marine selected to fly the F-35C.
Since the end of the Cold War, the U.S. military has consistently ranked number one among all other nations in the size and complexity of its bureaucracy.
Transitioning from an active-duty servicemember into the civilian world can be a harrowing experience if one is unprepared. The Department of Defense (DoD) has recently made great strides at improving preparation for transition.
The Navy dismissed charges Thursday against an officer accused of covering up war crimes by a SEAL later acquitted of murder, and ordered a review of the service’s justice system.
The Air Force has chosen to organize around a theater-centric, centralized command and control system that is ill-suited for the global nature of space power.
Now, 34 years later after the first Humvee entered service, some of these venerable vehicles are being replaced by Oshkosh’s JLTVs.
After Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon 50 years ago this week, it’s hard not to conclude that he got it backward: It wasn’t “one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”