TSgt. Daniel L. Douville, 33, of Harvey, La., has died in Afghanistan, announced the Defense Department. Douville died Sunday as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device on the border of the Nad ‘Ali district of Helmand province. He was assigned to the 96th Civil Engineer Squadron at Eglin AFB, Fla. (See also New Orleans Times-Picayune report.)
More than 100 B-21s will be needed if the nation is to avoid creating a high demand/low capacity capability, panelists said on a Hudson Institute webinar. The B-21's flexibility, stealth, range and payload will be in high demand for a wide range of missions, both traditional and new.