August 13, 2013  

Redefining combat fitness

Col. Ellen Haring, the officer who sued the Army last year to challenge the constitutionality of the ground combat exclusion policy, argues in AFJ that combat fitness isn’t all about physical strength.

“Surprisingly, sorting out the rules connected with all-out cyber war has picked up considerable steam,” reports Defense News’ Zachary Fryar-Biggs.

Defense News’ Marcus Weisgerber reports that DoD is considering redrawing the map of combatant commands. (Last October, AFJ contributor Lt. Cmdr. David Coughlin offered some suggestions.)

Warlord’s Quote of the Day

“One cannot fashion a credible deterrent out of an incredible action.” — Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense

Contributed by Sean Collins, a ballistic missile defense specialist for more than 30 years. From a list compiled by the Warlord Loop, a private email forum for national security experts.

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