The Need for a Reinvigorated “Revolt of the Admirals”

07/25/2011
The Future Naval Service Posture and the Need for a Reinvigorated Revolt of the Admirals By Vince Martinez Here we go again… 07/25/2011 - It seems we are in familiar territory again—collectively diving head first into a looming post-war era of demobilization, retrofit and reset.  Coupled with a decreasing defense…

Sustainability: The Missing Factor in the U.S. Defense Debate

06/20/2011
By Dr. Robbin Laird 06/20/2011 - The U.S. defense debate is being framed as defined by constrained fiscal choices and program cuts.  Also, the real need for a strategic review for the post-Afghan military is pressing. But rampant so-called “contingency” operations are sucking up operational money and draining procurement capabilities…

Supporting The USS Ronald Reagan At Sea

12/07/2010
12/7/2010 - These photos taken in September 2010 focus on support activities for the USS Ronald Reagan. Fast combat support ships are used to transport cargo to ships which cannot easily pull into ports to replenish supplies. Ronald Reagan was at the time underway in the Pacific Ocean conducting drills…

General Bansard on Logistics and Sustainment in France (Part Two)

02/14/2010
Logistics on the Front Line A few months ago, SLD sat down with General Jean-Pierre Bansard, in charge at the time of Logistics Organization within the MoD Chief of Staff, in order to gain a better understanding of the evolution of French support and logistics in light of the many…