Monday, November 24, 2014
SOF - "The Easy Button"
In an age of austerity the Defense Department and Congress are looking for ways to save money and reduce expenditures on defense. The Air Force is betting on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter; putting all its eggs into one basket - a one size fits all solution (say goodbye to the A-10). A major part of the defense establishment and the Obama administration have an affinity for special operations forces. Some see danger in that approach. Read "Special Operations for the 21st Century: Starting Over", Army Magazine, November 18, 2014 by Lt. Col. James Jay Carafano, U.S. Army retired.