ON THE FORCE
The Secretary of the Navy is considering changes to the ethos of the sea service, to better reflect its roots and implement a standard not unlike the Marine Corps.
The Air Force has announced it will outfit its B-2 strategic bomber with a new nuclear missile.
General Rodriguez replaced General Ham as the top commander with cognizance over Africa and will continue to be based out of Germany.
The Army’s George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies is looking to hire a Professor of Cyber Security Studies.
The Marine Corps has built a new crisis-reaction force near the Mediterranean, poised to react at a moment’s notice to emergencies like Benghazi or the capture of US citizens throughout Europe and Africa.
ON SECRECY AND PRIVACY
In the Daily Beast, Eli Lake reports the FBI had contact with Russian security services and were warned about possible extremist ties to the brothers suspected of perpetrating the Boston marathon attack, but the FBI distrusted the veracity of the Russians’ report.