Lockheed Martin

Mind the Gap

By Mackenzie Eaglen
September 2010
We fail to modernize the Navy’s carrier strike-fighter capability at the nation’s peril. The F-35 will help fill the bill.
U.S. Air Force (Benjamin Wilson)

Beyond the Sea and Into the Sky

By Commander Philip Walker, U.S. Navy
September 2010
Follow the Air Force model? That actually may be the best advice in developing international naval aviation partnerships.
Naval Air Systems Command

Meet the Family

By Lieutenant Commander Todd Copeland, U.S. Navy
September 2010
Orions, Poseidons, Aries, and BAMS UAVs comprise the future Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force Family of Systems.
Gallup Organization

Winning Hearts and Minds at Home

By Colonel Mark F. Cancian, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (Retired)
September 2010
With public support for counterinsurgency operations souring, the challenge now will be to justify the force we think we need.
U.S. Marine Corps (Vitaliy Rusavskiy)

'No More Walter Reeds'

By Noel Koch
September 2010
An ex-Defense Department official says the flawed Wounded Warrior Care and Transition system is part of a larger problem.
U.S. Coast Guard (Thomas M. Blue)

Partnering to Safeguard the Seas

By Commander Sean R. Schenk, U.S. Coast Guard
September 2010
Cooperative Training Centers in Malta and Kenya illustrate how international maritime security partnerships can be forged.

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