Homeland Security

A future for aircraft carriers

Congressional willingness to allow the U.S. carrier force to slip—even for two years—below the legal minimum of 11 carriers is daunting evidence that support for carriers as the U.S.’s chief instrument of power projection is yawing.


The Air Force Reserve has it right

Not a single member of the commission even bothered to visit the Air Force Reserve Command headquarters at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia.  Not a single member visited any Air Force Reserve Base.  What does that say about the thoroughness of their work?  Not much.