The program to replace the Navy’s sea-based leg of the nuclear triad is on track for its new schedule, the nominee to lead the sea service told Congress on Thursday. Read More
The Pentagon is taking the first steps to provide Guam with a persistent, 360-degree missile defense system against Chinese and North Korean attack, Missile Defense Agency director Vice Adm. Jon Hill told a Senate panel Tuesday. Read More
The following is the April 25, 2023, Environmental Protection Agency Inspector General’s report: EPA Region 9 Must Continue Oversight Throughout the Decontamination and Closure of the Red Hill Facility. Read More
Joint Task Force – Red Hill started the dewatering process at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, the Department of Defense group announced Monday. Read More
The following is the April 2023 Government Accountability Office report, Military Housing: DoD Can Further Strengthen Oversight of Its Privatized Housing Program. Read More
This story has been updated to clarify that USS Boise (SSN-764) is waiting to begin its engineering overhaul.
Cutting the Navy’s ship maintenance backlog will require recruiting and retaining skilled workers in the nation’s public and private shipyards, the nominee to head the sea service’s acquisition office testified Wednesday. Read More
The following is the Feb. 28, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, Afghanistan: Background and U.S. Policy in Brief. Read More
The following is the Dec. 1, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, Afghanistan: Background and U.S. Policy in Brief. Read More
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Two Navy ships christened with names tied to the Confederacy should be renamed, according to the commission tasked with purging Confederate names from the Department of Defense. Read More
The following is the Aug. 29, 2022, report from the Naming Commission on recommended changes to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy to rename assets named for those affiliated with the Confederacy. Read More