US Military News, Reports, Data, etc.

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    Wow, so some good did come out of November. Now hopefully Mattis, and not Flynn, will be the one setting defense policy.
     
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    Mad-dog Mattis will be an excellent choice for US Se Def.
     
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    Senator McCain either hung out with the wrong group of politicians or the special interests groups got to him.o_O
     
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    Flynn as Donald Trump's National Security Advisor

    Can' t to be Secretary of Defense coz get retired in 2014 and according the law necessary 7 years.
    I think initialy planned him and not the other Brat or other o_O

    NB : I don' t think Jura answer.. ! however I am innocent :) but things much more grave i let's stupidities...
     
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    well the points of Yesterday at 10:20 PM
    ... etc. have been, first, it's possible:

    "... the retired Army lieutenant general is not eligible to take over the top Pentagon post for five more years due to his military service. But he could get a waiver from Congress to serve in the post, or step into a host of other prominent roles, such as CIA director."
    Who will be Trump's secretary of defense? http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/trump-defense-secretary-possibilities

    and, second,
    Once In Intelligence, Always In Intelligence
    I guess:
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    (if you want, search google with
    mike+flynn+in+moscow+picture
    and you may find for example
    Michael Flynn & Russia: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know http://heavy.com/news/2016/11/micha...-vladimir-putin-syria-isis-who-is-cabinet-rt/

    so I'm not exactly surprised by "some reservations in French military circles" I quoted above ... something which is obviously important in
    US Military News, Reports, Data, etc.
     
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    There's no way Flynn could get the 7 year waiver (Mattis can because he commands a lot of bipartisan appeal), his pro Russian shenanigans would likely cost the support of McCain and Graham, and at least a couple other Republican senators.
     
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    11th Marine Expeditionary Unit - Sri Lanka Theater Security Cooperation.

    Album - https://www.facebook.com/pg/11thMEU/photos/?tab=album&album_id=803465016484346

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    Album - https://www.facebook.com/pg/11thMEU/photos/?tab=album&album_id=805676859596495
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    On a side note: I hope the USAF will assist SL in upgrading the SLAF fleet.
     
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    Friday at 8:56 AM
    related: Everybody Loves ‘Mad Dog’: Mattis Pick Reassures Allies
    source: http://breakingdefense.com/2016/12/everybody-loves-mad-dog-mattis-pick-reassures-allies/
     
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    now I read Air Force Seeks Virtual Elements in Flight Exercises to Heighten Realism, Complexity
    source is DefenseNews http://www.defensenews.com/articles...ight-exercises-to-heighten-realism-complexity
     
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    Augmented reality allows that. it would virtually cloak an aggressor in a enemy skin and "heighten reality" I remember a few years back NATO was looking into doing something similar. and shouldn't be to long before they start being able to do it for ground forces to.
     
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