August 19, 2019

Another Race to Avoid Government Shutdown

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Congress returns to another budget stalemate, needing a deal to ease statutory spending caps and avoid an Oct. 1 government shutdown, with only three weeks until the August recess.

ADM Set to Be Navy’s Top Officer Retires

Just days before he was to become the US Navy’s top officer, ADM Bill Moran says he will retire, reportedly due to a professional relationship he kept with a former Navy official accused of sexual misconduct.

Troubles for the F-35 Continue

Troubles for the F-35

The F-35 fighter jet continues to be marred by flaws and glitches.

Moran Chosen as Next Chief of Naval Operations

Moran Chosen as Next Chief of Naval Operations

ADM William Francis “Bill” Moran has been nominated to replace ADM John Richardson as the Navy’s chief of naval operations. He is a Cold War aviator who helped reinvent the sea service as its top personnel officer.

POTUS: Fund Military & Hone Government

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In his first State of the Union address, President Trump calls on Congress to “fully fund” military budgets and expand the VA’s expedited firing power to all federal agencies.