Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar. US Army
This post has been updated with a statement from the Navy.
THE PENTAGON — The Navy has ordered an admiral to oversee see disciplinary actions related to the death of an Army Special Forces soldier in Mali last year following the completion of an NCIS investigation, USNI News has learned. Read More
The following is the Oct. 29, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
DARPA demonstrator system of a medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air system (UAS). DAPRA Image
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The Marine Corps and Navy are preparing for a high-end fight that will require ships to be distributed across the ocean rather than clustered around an aircraft carrier, and the Marines’ future Group 5 unmanned aerial system will give them the airborne early warning capability to break free from the carrier and its E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning aircraft. Read More
The following is the May 21, 2018 Congressional Research Service Report, Navy Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism Operations: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
The following is the Medal of Honor citation for Master Chief Britt Slabinski. Read More
The following is the April 20, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF): Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
An undated official portrait of retired Master Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Britt K. Slabinski. US Navy photo
Retired Master Chief Petty Officer Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Britt Slabinski will be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of Takur Ghar, part of Operation Anaconda in Afghanistan in March 2002.
Ten enlisted Navy SEALs and a sailor who supported Navy special warfare are in the process of being administratively discharged from the service for testing positive for cocaine or methamphetamines, USNI News has learned.
Recruits from Recruit Training Command at Naval Station Great Lakes prepare to parade the state flags of the U.S. for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games. US Navy Photo
Recent challenges to Navy recruiting and retention have left the sea service 11,000 sailors short of its required manpower level in the short term, and about 50,000 sailors short of the estimated force needed to crew a 355-ship fleet. Read More
A U.S. Marine fires an M777-A2 Howitzer in the early morning in Syria, June 3, 2017. US Marine Corps
Senators pressed the nation’s top commander in the Middle East on what’s next for the United States by keeping its forces in Syria after the ISIS forces in the region are in decline. Read More