Senate leaders have joined a grassroots call to lower the precedence of a new medal that recognizes warfare contribution from unmanned vehicle pilots and cyber troops. Read More
The program for the March 8, service for two unknown sailors from the USS Monitor who were lost at sea in 1862. Read More
The ten percent sequestration cuts across the Department of Defense budget will increase wait times at Arlington National Cemetery, a cemetery spokesperson told USNI News on Thursday. Read More
The following is a statement from Department of Defense Spokesman George Little. The Pentagon released the statement after former Nebraska Senator Chick Hagel was confirmed by the Senate as the Secretary of Defense on Tuesday. Read More
Sen. John McCain, (R-Ariz.), a leading critic of the Obama administration’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Defense, said on nominee Chuck Hagel will likely see a vote on nomination this week. Read More
In the event of sequestration, U.S. Navy civilians could face a loss 22 days of their income for Fiscal Year 2013, according to briefing slides from the service.
“Virtually all,” Navy civilians face a furlough if the automatic budget cuts go into effect beginning in late April for “virtually all employees,” according to the slides. Read More
Tuesday, the Center for New American Security annouced that Under Secretary of the Navy Bob Work would become its new Chief Executive Officer in April. While in office, Work has been a contributor to U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings magazine with an eye toward the big picture of the worldwide naval future. Read More
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta issued a message to the Pentagon’s civilian employees warning of coming furloughs if mandatory cuts from sequestration go through, Wednesday.