As Gen. Norton Schwartz, head of US Transportation Command, presided over the retirement of Air Force Reserve Command Maj. Gen. James Czekanski, he noted the effort expended by reserve forces: “Well over half—and in some cases, substantially more than half—of our national [military] capability resides in the reserves.” Command officials said that, over the past fiscal year, reservists provided more than 34,000 days worth of support to TRANSCOM. Helping orchestrate that effort was Czekanski, who established the J9 (Reserve Component Directorate) at TRANSCOM.
Details Murky as ARRW Falls Short in Second Test
March 24, 2023
The second all-up flight of the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon on March 13 fell short of a fully successful test, but the Air Force isn’t saying what went wrong with the Lockheed Martin-built hypersonic missile. The defense giant's Missiles and Fire Control division recently said the ARRW is "ready…