National Defense Week news 5/8: New AFRICOM Commander, new retirement flaw?

This week’s news headlines on National Defense Week:

Marine 3-star General Waldhauser tapped to lead AFRICOM (Stars and Stripes)

The new military retirement system has major flaw, financial experts warn (Military Times)

Army completes first sealift exercise in 15 years (Army Times)

Photo of the week: Marine Osprey flies in to fuel up F-35B (412th test wing public affairs)

Bonus coverage: Harbingers of Future War: Implications for the Army with Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster (Center for Strategic and International Studies)

Watch Lt. Gen. McMaster’s speech:

Photo: In a June, 2015 file photo, U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser speaks with a guest during the sunset parade reception at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington, Va. Photo by Kayla V. McTaw, courtesy U.S. Marine Corps.

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