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.
The Department of Defense announced that it plans on shelling out an estimated $5.57 billion to purchase 74 additional F-35 Joint Strike Fighters from defense contractor Lockheed Martin, the Washington Post reported on July 10 — an exasperating add-on purchase resulting from yet another slew of cost overruns and mechanical problems in the controversial fighter jet.
The Air Force and Lockheed Martin are making a big fuss out of the first-ever acrobatic demonstration of the much-hyped F-35 stealth fighter at the Paris Air Show this week, for one good reason: to astound and astonish allies and enemies alike with a lung-crushing display of American engineering prowess.