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General Officer Announcements On 22 August, Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced that President Donald J. Trump had made the following nomination: LtGen Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr., for appointment to the rank of general and assignment as Commander, U.S. Central Command. LtGen McKenzie is...
2018 MajGen Harold W. Chase Prize Essay Contest: Second-Place Winner Gen James F. Amos infamously said of our budget woes, “We will not do less with less. We will do the same with less.” But in the world of fixed-wing aviation, it would appear that we’re doing less with more. For years, the F-35...
The 2017 National Defense Authorization Act created the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service (henceforth, the “Commission on Service”). The Commission on Service’s mission is to consider and develop recommendations concerning the need for a military draft, and means by...

Today in History

October 21

1944

Eagle, Globe, and Anchor

Marines of V Amphibious Corps landed at Leyte, Philippines, in support of the U.S. Army during WWII.