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Capt. Holly Graf, relieved as commanding officer of the cruiser Cowpens in January 2010 for cruelty, will retire with an honorable characterization of her service, overturning the recommendation of her board of inquiry.
It might be the most convoluted spy program ever: Fly a balloon to 60,000 feet and unleash a drone. Then, have that drone deploy several smaller surveillance drones that glide to earth collecting data.
As expected, the Pentagon will delay acquisition of more than 100 early-model Joint Strike Fighters in a bid to save short-term money and to have more time to work out the warplane's many technical kinks.