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Terminal Lance and Doctrine Man: Where are the Navy and AF equivalents?

So the Marines and Army have their representative creatures.

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So the Marines and Army have their representative creatures. (And it is appropriate that USMC one is enlisted whilst the Army’s is an officer.) The other night, the secretary of the Army gave Doctrine Man’s influence a big shoutout. Where are the Navy and Air Force equivalents?

Meantime, I’m thinking that firing up Chinese fishing boats could be a new Olympic sport. Latest team to enter is Indonesia.

 

So the Marines and Army have their representative creatures. (And it is appropriate that USMC one is enlisted whilst the Army’s is an officer.) The other night, the secretary of the Army gave Doctrine Man’s influence a big shoutout. Where are the Navy and Air Force equivalents?

Meantime, I’m thinking that firing up Chinese fishing boats could be a new Olympic sport. Latest team to enter is Indonesia.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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