Gil Barndollar & Sam Long were advisors in Afghanistan. They wrote a Marine Corps Gazette article entitled “Putting the First Team on the Field: Irregular warfare and Marine Combat Advisors” — we’ll talk about the article with both authors.
“Commander Salamander” talks issues surrounding the collisions in the Surface Fleet of the U.S. Navy
CDR Salamander is a retired U.S. Navy surface warfare officer, he’s done a blog and podcast (Midrats) for the last decade on issue that impact the U.S. Navy. He joined us to discuss the functioning of the bridge on a U.S. Navy warship, operational temp, training and education and upper echelon leadership that all have a hand in the issues that we have watched kill sailors in the U.S. 7th Fleet.
We’ll complete listening to yesterday’s Senate Armed Service Hearing on “Afghanistan” with Secretary Mattis and Chairman Dunford testifying.
We’ll also talk about the headlines of the day.