Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley greet Army Gen. Austin S. Miller as he returns to the U.S. from Afghanistan at Joint Base Andrews, Md. July 14, 2021. (DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jack Sanders)
Do we truly have the ‘world’s greatest’ military?

2021 exposed the yawning gap between our military’s mythic reputation and its actual performance in our post-9/11 wars.

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