KC-30A Operations During Tailsman Sabre 2017

04/15/2018
KC-30 Multi Role Tanker Transport Operations during Exercise Talisman Saber 2017.  Now in its seventh iteration, the Talisman Saber series of exercises is the principal Australian and US military training activity focused on the planning and conduct of mid-intensity "high end" war fighting in the air, land and maritime domains. …

B-52s Arrive in Australia for EAC

04/05/2018
United States Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Bombers arrive at RAAF Base Darwin to train with the Royal Australian Air Force as part of Enhanced Air Cooperation. Enhanced Air Cooperation builds on a broad range of combined air exercises and training activities undertaken between the US and Australia, which regularly involve…

The Parting: The Pentagon and Iraq

07/17/2012
2012-07-17  By Richard Weitz The U.S. military operated in since 2008 and until their departure in 2010 under a special Status of Forces Agreement The “Agreement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Iraq On the Withdrawal of United States Forces from Iraq and the Organization of…

Shaping a 21st Century U.S. Military

06/13/2012
6/13/12: By Robbin Laird [caption id="attachment_40496" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Both the right and the left believe in realities that no longer exist. We could not do the 1991 air war today; we cannot man the oceans or provide for global presence with a maritime force operational NOW and planned for the…

Where is the U.S. Military Headed?

05/02/2012
By Richard Weitz The third panel discussion at the April 2012 Army War College Annual Strategy Conference assessed the roles and missions of the U.S. Military Services in coming years. LTG Keith Walker, Deputy Commander of TRADOC and Director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, discussed how the Army was…