The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, one of the most fraught defense programs in U.S. military history, is getting closer and closer to the point where it will be introduced to full service. With the United States waging increasingly active anti-terror operations, as the military deploys more and more it seems unavoidable that the F-35 is destined for a combat test.
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.