The following is the June 22, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, The Budget Control Act: Frequently Asked Questions. Read More
A previous version of the post erroneously deleted a quote from former military lawyer Rob “Butch” Bracknell. The quote has been restored, USNI News apologizes for the error.
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK, Va. — A Navy officer who pleaded guilty to mishandling classified information and not reporting foreign contacts will serve 6 years of confinement and will be dismissed from the Navy, a military judge ruled in a Friday sentencing hearing. Read More
The following is the April 21, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, The Budget Control Act and the Defense Budget: Frequently Asked Questions. Read More
The following is the Jan. 23, 2017 Congressional Research Service report, FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Issues. Read More
Maintaining modern research facilities is important to keeping and attracting quality engineers and scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory, its acting director told the House Armed Services Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee on Wednesday. Read More
The following is the Aug. 10, 2016 Initial Findings of the U.S. House of Representatives Joint Task Force on U.S. Central Command Intelligence Analysis. The report examined if U.S. CENTCOM presented an overly optimistic picture of progress against ISIS and training of Iraqi forces. Read More
The following is the July 29, 2016 Congressional Research Service report, FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act: Selected Military Personnel Issues. Read More
The following is the May 4, 2016 cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office on the House Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act. Read More
This story has been updated with additional comments from Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin’s family.
The defense team and family of the U.S. Navy officer accused of giving secrets to China and Taiwan are declaring his innocence and don’t want his case to go to court martial, according to a Monday statement provided to USNI News. Read More
Investigators with the Navy have submitted their preliminary report and recommendation for prosecution on accusations that a U.S. Navy officer passed secrets to China and Taiwan, service officials told USNI News on Wednesday. Read More