These days of an ever expanding Defense budget and no plan to try and rein in the out of control spending….I had a thought…..
I have often asked myself the question about the amount of redundancy within the US military.
3 service Air Force, 4 separate special ops, on and on…….
Take armor for instance….the Army has its force and the Marines have theirs…..why?
Why not have one Air Force, 1 special ops, one armor?
Well the Marines have decided to end their armor program…..
Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams tanks of the 2nd Tank Battalion left Camp Lejeune, N.C., for the last time this week as part of the service’s sweeping modernization plan that envisions a more agile force.
Tank units on the East and West coasts shuttered this month and began hauling their armor to military depots, the service said.
The Marine Corps will eventually divest of all three…
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