- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Best Defense is in summer re-runs. This item originally ran on January 31, 2014.
An NCO who takes care of his unit, another member stands on the lookout, and two guys in the background are just loafing and watching the passing scene.