China launched its third aircraft carrier on Friday, as the United States wrapped up its Valiant Shield 2022 exercise. Read More
Adm. Linda Fagan pledged her “highest priority as commandant will be to transform our policy management system” in remarks following her swearing in as the 27th leader of the Coast Guard and the first woman to lead a branch of the armed services. Read More
Adm. Linda Fagan is set to become the first female commandant of the Coast Guard after the Senate confirmed her appointment unanimously on Wednesday.
The following is the May 2, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program. Read More
The deployment of USS Hershel “Woody” Williams’ (ESB-4) deployment off the West Coast of Africa allowed forces from Sierra Leone, Cape Verde and Senegal to the U.S. ship as a base of operations for local missions. Read More
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Seeking to meet new challenges in the space and cyber domain, the Marine Corps is pursuing partial solutions to move the ball forward, the service’s senior officer for cyber and space said this week. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The Biden administration has nominated Adm. Linda Fagan to lead the U.S. Coast Guard, a defense official told USNI News on Tuesday. Fagan, currently the Coast Guard’s vice commandant, will be the first woman to lead a U.S. armed service. Read More
The following is the April 1, 2022 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Predictability is the best possible scenario for shipbuilders, the president of Ingalls Shipbuilding said Monday, in part because naval shipbuilding is a low-margin business and heavily reliant on Congress. Read More
This story has been updated to include information about salvage efforts.
The Navy is currently planning salvage efforts for an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye that crashed Wednesday near Wallops Island and Chincoteague, Va., killing one sailor. Read More