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10 reasons why you shouldn't vote for a vet

div style="float: left; margin-right: 12px"> By Jim Gourley Best Defense regular columnist Maryland Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate DouglasGansler committed a campaign faux pas this week when he intoned that hisopponent, ... [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
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Sherman (X): Never judge a battle by what you first encounter in the rear

p> General Sherman on coming to the scene of a battle: "I never saw therear of an army engaged in battle but I feared that some calamity had happenedat the front -- the apparent confusion, broken wagons, crippled horses, menlying about dead and ... [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
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Do military women want combat jobs? The survey numbers say yes -- and so do more than 9,000 combat action badges

p> By Col. Ellen Haring, USAR Best Defense guest columnist Headlines that claim that " Few Army Women Want Combat Jobs " leave me scratching my head and wonderingwhat constitutes a "few women" and why this is even a newsworthy headline? I am ... [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Midshipman brings butter knife to fight

p>But hestill gets in trouble for threatening a taxi driverwith it. A blow to the Navy lacrosse team. ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

The future of war (no. 26): Where are the professional military voices in New America's project on the future of war?

p> By Maj. Matt Cavanaugh, U.S. Army Best Defense Future of War essay contest entry Though NewAmerica is doing great service by leading some much-needed public discussion, its " Future of War " project isseriously flawed. It's not who New America ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Gen. Sherman (IX): His wartime communications with the enemy

p> More from good old General Sherman to continue our celebration of Confederate DefeatMonth: In Afghanistan some American soldiers were shocked thatmembers of government forces sometimes would talk over the radio with theirTaliban enemies across ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

A letter to the West Point Class of 2014: No combat patch? That’s no problem!

p> By Maj. Crispin Burke Best Defense guest columnist An article in the New York Times the other day examined the West Point class of 2014,which faces the dubious distinction of being the first class in nearly a dozenyears to enter a peacetime ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Welcome to Spartanburg!: The dangers of this growing American military obsession

div style="float: left; margin-right: 12px"> By Jim Gourley Best Defense culture correspondent There are 25 Spartan-branded obstacle course racesin the United States. Microsoft's Halo game series, whose protagonist is thelast member of an elite ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Sherman (VIII): Individual replacement is a better personnel system than rotation

p>It turnsout that William T. Sherman , one of the best Americangenerals ever, was no fan of the practice of rotation that the Army followstoday. Rather,like retired Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Robert Rush , he favored the World War IImethod of sending in new ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

I think this is the fundamental problem in U.S. civil-military relations these days

div style="float: left; margin-right: 12px"> The other day I was speakingon an Army base to a bunch of bright officers. Talking and listening, I cameaway with this thought: The fundamental problem in 21st century Americancivil-military relations ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Hunter: Wash Post obit of Gen. Mundy was a shamefully disguised editorial

p> By Duncan Hunter Best Defense guest columnist Using an obituary to editorialize against aman is the worst of bad taste. Matt Schudel's obituary for the Washington Post onformer Marine Corps Commandant General Carl Mundy appeared to be ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Former Blue Angels cdr gets the heave-ho

p>The Navy is unusually vague aboutthis one. "Inappropriate command climate" could mean almost anything. It is alittle odd because this commander was brought back in when the previous onestepped down. Extra points to whoever it was in the Navy ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 21 2014]

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hours to cleverly turn Gansler's personal critique into " disrespect and disservice to our"
both these respects. In 2005, he counseled readers on four "caveats" that "should be affixed to strategic"
example. Even so, he reassured Pillow that, "At present I know of none of your"

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10 reasons why you shouldn't vote for a vet [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
Sherman (X): Never judge a battle by what you f... [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
Do military women want combat jobs? The survey ... [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
The future of war (no. 26): Where are the profe... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
Gen. Sherman (IX): His wartime communications w... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
Midshipman brings butter knife to fight [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
Welcome to Spartanburg!: The dangers of this gr... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 22 2014]
Sherman (VIII): Individual replacement is a bet... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 22 2014]
A letter to the West Point Class of 2014: No co... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 22 2014]
I think this is the fundamental problem in U.S.... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 21 2014]
Hunter: Wash Post obit of Gen. Mundy was a sham... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 21 2014]
Former Blue Angels cdr gets the heave-ho [Published The Best Defense - Apr 21 2014]
The future of war (25): You better be ready to ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 18 2014]
Tom's helpful suggestion of the day: Why doesn'... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 18 2014]
Rebecca's War Dog of the Week: Leska's Visit to... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 18 2014]
The New York Times op-ed page owes our vets a l... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 17 2014]
Cui bono? A perspective on our wars [Published The Best Defense - Apr 17 2014]
The case for adding 74 sailors of the USS Frank... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 17 2014]
20 things about being a platoon leader that he ... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 16 2014]
Another vote for the Army as the nation's prima... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 16 2014]
What not to do when seeing a big ship in your p... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 16 2014]
Anatomy of a crime: Some reflections on the lat... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 15 2014]
Drone news from all over: Google goes high alti... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 15 2014]
Think you know something about Putin's bad inte... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 15 2014]
Comment of the day: CIA torturers are the moral... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 14 2014]
General Mundy in his obituary deserved more tha... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 14 2014]
Warning to military officers: Don't diss the co... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 14 2014]
FoW (24): The seven key ingredients of highly a... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 11 2014]
One of the best military reading lists ever: Di... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 11 2014]
Sherman's (VII) pet peeves: He loathed reporter... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 10 2014]
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10 reasons why you shouldn't vote for a vet [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
div style="float: left; margin-right: 12px"> By Jim Gourley Best Defense regular columnist Maryland Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate DouglasGansler committed a campaign faux pas this week when he intoned that hisopponent, ...
Sherman (X): Never judge a battle by what you f... [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
p> General Sherman on coming to the scene of a battle: "I never saw therear of an army engaged in battle but I feared that some calamity had happenedat the front -- the apparent confusion, broken wagons, crippled horses, menlying about dead and ...
Do military women want combat jobs? The survey ... [Published The Best Defense - 15 hours ago]
p> By Col. Ellen Haring, USAR Best Defense guest columnist Headlines that claim that " Few Army Women Want Combat Jobs " leave me scratching my head and wonderingwhat constitutes a "few women" and why this is even a newsworthy headline? I am ...
The future of war (no. 26): Where are the profe... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
p> By Maj. Matt Cavanaugh, U.S. Army Best Defense Future of War essay contest entry Though NewAmerica is doing great service by leading some much-needed public discussion, its " Future of War " project isseriously flawed. It's not who New America ...
Gen. Sherman (IX): His wartime communications w... [Published The Best Defense - Apr 23 2014]
p> More from good old General Sherman to continue our celebration of Confederate DefeatMonth: In Afghanistan some American soldiers were shocked thatmembers of government forces sometimes would talk over the radio with theirTaliban enemies across ...
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