A U.S. Navy SEAL pled guilty to charges related to the hazing death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar and was sentenced to one year of confinement.
This post was updated to include a Tweet from Patrick Shanahan about his nomination.
Former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan will be nominated by President Donald J. Trump on Thursday to become the permanent secretary of defense, a position he’s held on an acting basis since the start of the year. Read More
The following is the Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military that was released on May 2, 2019 Read More
KUALA LUMPUR — The Pentagon will unveil a new Indo-Pacific strategy at the Shangri-La Dialogue this May, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver told a media roundtable in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last week. Read More
The following is the April 25, 2019 U.S. Department of Defense Inspector General report into Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan. Read More
Lockheed Martin is working through $2.5 billion in military contracts to develop a variety of hypersonic weapons in a bid to catch up with developments from China and Russia, company chief executive Marillyn Hewson said during a Tuesday earnings calls. Read More
Before the Navy requests more money for Textron’s Ship-to-Shore Connector, company executives say they need to firm up contracts for the funds already earmarked for the program.
The Pentagon announced its nominations for the next chairman and vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as well as the generals who will lead the Marine Corps Combat Development Command and the Joint Strike Fighter Program. Read More
THE PENTAGON — The Navy is rethinking how it addresses suicides after two years of rising rates in the service. While there’s wide recognition among the senior leadership of the problem, quick fixes don’t exist and resources are stretched thin. Read More
The following is the April 2, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Arms Sales: Congressional Review Process. Read More