President Donald Trump signed the Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) clearing the path for a host of Navy and Marine Corps programs and policy initiatives to take effect.
President Donald Trump congratulated the U.S. Naval Academy class of 2018 as they were commissioned Friday as Navy ensigns and Marine Corps second lieutenants.
Defense Secretary James Mattis stressed it was Tehran’s aggressive military behavior – from ballistic missile testing to its intervention in the Syrian civil war to financially and militarily supporting terrorists to threatening maritime commerce across the Middle East – that factored into President Donald Trump’s decision this week to walk away from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Read More
White House physician Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration to be the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a Thursday morning statement. Read More
More than 5,000 members of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) reunited with family and friends Thursday morning as the aircraft carrier returned home to San Diego after a short deployment to the western Pacific region. Read More
President Trump has nominated an active duty Navy admiral and the current White House physician Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson to be the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs, the president announced in a Tweet on Wednesday. Read More
The following is the Feb. 22, 2018 Department of Defense Report and Recommendations on Military Service by Transgender Persons and a memo from Secretary of Defense James Mattis to Donald Trump outlining the recommendations. Read More
Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)’s historic port visit in Da Nang, Vietnam, this week is meant to continue building trust and goodwill that could deepen the navy-to-navy relationship between the two former enemies. Read More
The following is a Dec. 18, 2017, document entitled, National Security Strategy of the United States of America. President Donald Trump laid out his vision for homeland security, American prosperity, and peace through strength in his “America First” strategy. Read More
The following is Oct. 3, 2017 U.S. Navy video of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit the amphibious warship USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) operating off Puerto Rico. Read More