Category Archives: Military Personnel

U.S. Allies Key to Deterring Russia, China, Financially a 'Mixed Bag,' Experts Say

U.S. Allies Key to Deterring Russia, China, Financially a ‘Mixed Bag,’ Experts Say

Marines with the Battalion Landing Team 1/6, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)) Bravo Command Element engage targets while training with Italian Marines San Marco Brigade, during an integrated live-fire sniper range part of a Norwegian Bilateral Exercise in Setermoen, Norway, Aug. 12, 2023. Marine Corps Photo

America’s more than 60 allies and partners remain its greatest security asset in deterring conflict with China and Russia as well as its greatest commitment if war breaks out,” the author of “How to be a ‘Cheap Hawk’ in the 2020s” said Wednesday. Read More

Threats in Western Pacific Drawing South Korea, Japan Closer Together, Experts Say

Threats in Western Pacific Drawing South Korea, Japan Closer Together, Experts Say

Sailors aboard a Japanese Maritime Self-Defense ship in formation with USS Benfold on Aug. 28, 2023, JMSDF Photo

Joint Chinese-Russian naval exercises near Japan and recent North Korea firing missiles underscore the importance of the historic agreement recently reached at Camp David between the U.S., Japan and South Korea, the White House’s former top official for the Indo-Pacific said Tuesday. Read More

Florida, Georgia Naval Bases Prepare for Hurricane Idalia

Florida, Georgia Naval Bases Prepare for Hurricane Idalia

USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81) prepares to leave its homeport, Naval Station Mayport, as Commander, U.S. 4th Fleet orders U.S. Navy ships in the area to sortie on Aug. 29, 2023. US Navy Photo

Ahead of the anticipated Tuesday night landfall of Hurricane Idalia, Navy ships and aircraft have either left the path of the storm or are hunkered down with extra mooring, Navy officials told USNI News Tuesday. Read More