Military Times

Sightline Media Group, formerly Gannett Government Media, is a United States company which publishes newspapers, magazines, Web sites, and other publications about the U.S. and other militaries. Founded in 1940, it was purchased by the Gannett Company in August 1997. It publishes four weekly newspapers aimed at current and former U.S. military personnel, collectively called the Military Times Media Group: Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times. They have a combined circulation count of 237,761.

The deal for US military cooperation with Russia would expand the current mission in Syria far beyond its exclusive focus on the Islamic State group. And the Pentagon is not happy about it.

“It’s going to be a long year for Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend and his mission might be the toughest one yet.”

“For us, it’s not a question of if it will happen but when.”

"Defense Secretary Ash Carter wants to open the door for more “lateral entry” into the military's upper ranks."

“The reforms (officer promotion) were opposed by many leaders in the Army and the Marine Corps, where the service cultures focus more on traditional leadership.”

“If the U.S. truly wishes to assist Afghanistan it must end the debate over semantics and remove lawyers from the war room. It's time to take the handcuffs off American airpower.”