USS Gerald Ford

How Not to Build a Ship: The USS Ford

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A C-5 Galaxy and other aircraft sit at sunset at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, often called the Boneyard, at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

A Profile in Discouragement: Base Motives

Congressional cowardice continues to keep unneeded military installations open

September 18, 2017

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka following a collision with a merchant vessel while operating southwest of Yokosuka, Japan.

Navy Collisions Are Its Own Fault

Responsibility for recent fatalities goes far up the (anchor) chain

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US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh retires

The Military’s Leadership Problem

Leadership, not technology failures, are at the root of most wasteful Pentagon programs

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