Defense News reporter Aaron Mehta traveled to Beaufort, South Carolina, joining Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work and UK Minister of State for Defence Procurement at the Ministry of Defence Philip Dunne at the Marine Corps Air Station there. Here are some observations from the field via Twitter. Follow him @AaronMehta.

Aaron Mehta was deputy editor and senior Pentagon correspondent for Defense News, covering policy, strategy and acquisition at the highest levels of the Defense Department and its international partners.

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