Archiv der Kategorie: Total Force

Creating an Arms Race

Not since America’s children contributed one penny to fund the building of six frigates has America’s naval capabilities been in such straits. Like those days, plenty of Americans recognize their peril and have begun to reclaim our great Nation from … Weiterlesen

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The US Space Corps

As part of its version of the 2018 Defense authorization bill, the House Armed Services Committee voted late Wednesday night to create a sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces: the U.S. Space Corps, which would absorb the Air Force’s … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Air Force, Strategy, Total Force | 2 Kommentare

Friday Tech Roundup

A quick roundup on factors required for winning wars. No, I’m not talking about changing Presidents and dumbing down the definition of “Victory.” First: He Who Shows Up, Wins. Next: Quality versus Quantity is the default position. Or, as Francis Gary … Weiterlesen

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As the drums were beaten to War

2016 marked the Centenary year of the Somme, a battle that took a million men off this place during a four month period.   Today marks our entry into World War I, on 2 April 1917, then President Woodrow Wilson … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Army National Guard, Defending the Homeland, Great Britain and the Empire, History, Leadership, Strategy, Total Force, Uncategorized, Use of Military Force, World War I | Kommentar hinterlassen

Relegate the ARNG to COIN

Once again the Army War College is proving it is the mental midget of the Senior Service Colleges (that is saying a lot as the Air War College is considered a gentleman’s school for aspiring USAF GOs).  It released a … Weiterlesen

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Is Our Nation Willing to Sacrifice?

Pat Lang over at Sic Semper Tyrannis wonders out loud if we have the will to fight are we willing to commit the resources necessary? The article by Andrew Bacevich he references can be found here.  He raises an interesting … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter The Long War, Total Force, Uncategorized | 5 Kommentare

Report on the National Commission on the Future of the Army.

I had a chance to review the Report of the National Commission. NCFA_Full Final Report_0-2 The panel was headed Retired General Carter Ham and Mr. Tom Lamont former Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs.  I know … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Army National Guard, Army Reserve, Carter Ham, Total Force, Uncategorized | 1 Kommentar