Strides Russia and China have made in space mean the United States can no longer take for granted its superiority in that domain said the nominee expected to head the nation’s Space Force and an independent Space Command said Tuesday. Read More
The following is the May 20, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Recent Trends in Active-Duty Military Deaths. Read More
The question of whether to authorize the Navy to deploy ballistic submarines with low-yield nuclear warheads caused a House Armed Services subcommittee to approve its Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorize Act mark on a rare party-line vote.
Vice Adm. John Nowell was sworn in as the 59th Chief of Naval Personnel last week, taking charge of a community amid a dramatic recruitment and retention push.
A 21-year-old Marine lance corporal died today after a tactical vehicle accident during a training event in Australia, the service announced. Read More
Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told the U.S. Naval Academy graduating class of 2019 to challenge the status quo, look for the hard jobs in their careers and not fear failure.
CAPITOL HILL – Lawmakers in both the Senate and House of Representatives released Fiscal Year 2020 defense spending plans this week, focusing on increasing the Pentagon’s technological superiority to near-peer competitors.
The following is the May 16, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, U.S.-Iran Tensions Escalate. Read More
This post was updated with additional re-enlistment information.
The Navy needs to retain for the foreseeable future close to 80 percent of its first-term sailors reaching the end of their initial enlistment contracts if it hopes to meet staffing requirements of its growing fleet, the service’s personnel chief told lawmakers on Thursday.