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Gen. Mark Milley

25 Army Brigades Ready; End Of Cold War Weapons: Acting SecArmy On Next CJCS

Posted by Colin Clark on


Under Gen. Milley the Army went from two ready brigades to 25 and it finally — after at least three false starts — began to shed the heavy weight of the Cold War weapons known as the Big Five.

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Esper Confirmed As SecDef; Budget Deal Leaves DoD Spending Flat Next Year

Posted by Paul McLeary on


With a two-year budget deal the Pentagon is getting what it wanted: budget certainty. But that certainty comes at a cost.

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China’s Defense Industry Barges Into Global Spotlight

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Beijing now boasts six of world’s top 15 defense firms according to a new report, edging out a slew of traditional defense powerhouses.

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Gen. Milley Pledges To Speak Truth To Trump

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


“Arlington is full of our comrades, and we understand absolutely full well the hazards of our chosen profession … and we are not going to be intimidated into making stupid decisions. We will give our best military advice, regardless of the consequences to ourselves.”

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Who Takes Esper’s SecArmy Seat: McCarthy Or Jette?

Posted by Paul McLeary on


As the three most powerful civilians in the Army Department, Esper, McCarthy, and Jette have formed by all accounts a tight-knit and effective team. That’s particularly remarkable because they’ve had abundant opportunities for conflict as they turned the Army bureaucracy upside down.

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Former Boeing Exec Shanahan Out at Pentagon, Former Raytheon Lobbyist Esper Steps In

Posted by Paul McLeary on


After five months on the job, the Pentagon’s Acting SecDef is ousted for a new Acting SecDef — keeping the Trump administration’s carousel wheel spinning.

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The Army’s Plan To Save The Wounded In Future War

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Even with faster medevac aircraft, uparmored ambulances, and more medical personnel at the front, will casualties get to life-saving care within the “golden hour”?

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The Army’s Plan To Save The Wounded In Future War

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Even with faster medevac aircraft, uparmored ambulances, and more medical personnel at the front, will casualties get to life-saving care within the “golden hour”?

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Top Appropriator Urges Army To Help Him Pass Their Budget

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Is the Army doing enough to sell Congress on its five-year, $57 billion modernization plan? And does that long-term effort require a long-term leader?

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Army Vice-Chief Tapped For CSA, First Time Since 1999

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


No Army vice-chief has won the top job since Eric Shinseki. But Gen. McConville brings some unique credentials.

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