- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The identification and exploration of anomalies is essential to military innovation. . . . The irony is that in seeking relentlessly to prove our assumptions wrong, over time we are more likely to have the right assumptions."-Andrew Hill and Charles D. Allen in the July issue of ARMY magazine.