March 2013 Archive

Marine Corps End Strength: 100k

 Just the other day, I was discussing sequestration with a fellow officer. After we got into the discussion of what it means for the Marine Corps, we began to imagine about what would happen if over the next several years there were further cuts to DoD. As something of a thought experiment, we...

Brevet Promotions, Cost Saving Solution?

What's the difference between a LtCol and a LtCol Brevet? The pay check. As Sequester hits, and the current economic situation suggesting potential for further future cuts, the the US Government, and DoD in paticular, are naturally considering various cost saving measures. One measure that should...