Remember the political brinkmanship over the federal deficit back in the fall of 2011? And the resulting Budget Control Act that, through massive cuts to the Pentagon in 2013 known as the defense sequester, was supposed to help alleviate America’s historically bad debt problem?
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
A staggering report from the Military Times concludes that accidents involving all aircraft of the U.S. military rose 40% between the 2013 to 2017 fiscal years, and that those accidents resulted in the deaths of at least 133 servicemembers.