With aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) and its battle group and amphibious transport dock USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) in position in the Persian Gulf, senators on Defense Appropriations Subcommittee asked very few questions about the budget but plenty on the rise of insurgents in Iraq, if will Afghanistan face the same fate in two years and what can the United States do about both on Wednesday. Read More
Clarification: The article below has been clarified to include information on the Defense Department’s effort to bolster base cyber defense and cybersecurity measures within the networks of partner nations in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific region, based on additional comments by Maj. Gen. John Davis
The Pentagon’s cadre of cyberwarriors are working to bolster cyber security measures within civilian and military networks of individual countries, tagged by the Defense Department as being particularly susceptible to cyber attacks. Read More
Punk rock is no stranger violent politics. From decrying statist militarism to embracing revolutionary upheaval to reveling in the nihilistic specter of nuclear war, the genre has a lot to say about conflict. Read More
The suspect in a Friday morning stabbing near a naval hospital in Portsmouth, Va. is in custody, Navy officials said during an afternoon news conference.
The current president of the U.S. Naval War College has been nominated to lead the U.S. Naval Academy, the Pentagon announced on Friday. Read More
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Va. is on lockdown as authorities search for the suspect in a Friday morning stabbing. Read More
The following is the Pentagon’s annual report to Congress, Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2014. The report was released on June 5, 2014. Read More
The current commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan has been tapped to be the next commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, the Pentagon announced today. Read More
The White House has unveiled an ambitious plan to reinvest over $1 billion in U.S. military personnel and equipment into efforts to bolster regional security with Washington’s allies in Europe. Read More
The Navy has found the former two-time commanding officer of the service’s Blue Angels demonstration team guilty of two counts under military law after allegations surfaced he created a command climate that allowed pornography to be placed in the cockpits of the team’s jets, allowed male genitalia to be painted on the roof of a training trailer and allowed hazing, the service announced on Tuesday.