Mark it on your calendars, boys and girls. Of course this is actually just a re-announcement of a promise that was made last July to invest $3.1 billion to modernize the ships from 2010 to 2017, but still… one shouldn’t quibble when this government does something good for a change.
Update: Unfortunately, every silver lining has a cloud.
Update2: Speaking of things military, Dred Tory has an excellent critique of outgoing Gen. Hillier and some thoughts about his retirement that cast some doubts on the official explanations, or at least provide a different perspective to the matter.
Saturday, April 19, 2008
Posted by Red Tory at 4:49 PM