The expensive, high-tech F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter was recently outperformed by an F-16 during an air combat test, according to the military blog War Is Boring.
Despite the NATO granted new powers to its top military commander last week, reaching a quick political consensus is no small task in a 28-nation alliance. And NATO's top commander must still get the OK from the alliance’s highest decision-making body before actually deploying troops.
I won’t weigh in on whether the Army should make such a dramatic and sweeping change. However, I am going to weigh in with something related: Which generals the Army could feasibly recognize were it to make such a leap.
The Obama administration on Wednesday nominated Lt. Gen. Bob Neller, a commander during the height of the Iraq War, to be the next Marine Corps commandant.