Military January 18, 2019

By Jeff Schogol: Army Ranger Dies After Being Wounded In Afghanistan
By Paul Szoldra: Senate Honors Richard Overton, The 112-Year-Old World War II Veteran Who Died Last Month
By Jared Keller: R. Lee Ermey, Marine Corps Drill Instructor Turned Iconic Actor, Will Be Buried At Arlington
By Richard Sisk: Stanley McChrystal: Stop Fixating on Politicians, Focus on Nation’s Problems
Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal called on Americans to stop fixating on President Donald Trump and search for answers within themselves to the nation’s problems.
By Matthew Cox: Air Force Study Shows Wrench-Turners Make Better Cyber Warriors
The Air Force is studying “what actually makes somebody have a capacity — not necessarily the ability right now, but a capacity — to learn cyberspace operations,” Robinson said.

“So there have been some studies recently that are showing that, hey … that person is over in maintenance, that person has been turning wrenches on a jet for the past 15 years. They actually have the capacity and the innate ability to understand networks and get a better idea, and they are turning out to make some of the most prolific and fantastic operators that we have,” she said.

“We took some of our maintainers and turned them into cyber operators, and they are just crushing all of these classes. They are the most sought-after folks from Cyber Command to come and sit on these teams,” Robinson said.
Department Of Defense Off-Camera Press Briefing on the 2019 Missile Defense Review