The Air Force has just 7 B-1B Lancer bombers ready for war. It’s supposed to have 10 times as many

The Air Force’s B-1B Lancer long-range bomber is supposed to be one of three critical strategic bombers in the Pentagon’s inventory. At the moment, however, the Air Force’s Lancer fleet is an embarrassing mess. During the Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing for Gen. John Hyten on Tuesday, Sen. Mike Rounds (R-Sd.) stated that of […]

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Marine general gets the lightest of slaps on the wrist for his toxic and abusive leadership

A Marine one-star general whom an investigation found to be an abusive and toxic boss has essentially escaped unpunished. Brig. Gen. Norman Cooling received official counseling as a result of a Defense Department’s Inspector General’s Office investigation, a defense official said. Cooling, who had been fired as legislative assistant to the commandant, is now serving […]

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‘This ought to be criminal’ — Lawmakers are furious with the Navy’s ‘arrogance’ over its expensive mess of a supercarrier

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee sharply criticized the Navy’s failures with the new USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, saying that these missteps “ought to be criminal.” During the confirmation hearing for Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, who is set to become the next chief of naval operations, Sen. Jim Inhofe, a Republican […]

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