October 22, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

VADM: Navy Needs to Bust the Rust on Its Ships

Bust the Rust

The US Navy needs to bust the rust. That’s the message from VADM Thomas Moore of the Naval Sea Systems Command. He says if the service plans to keep its destroyers on the water for decades, then it must get the corrosion under control.

F-35 Fleet Upkeep Becoming More Challenging

F35

Upkeep of the F-35 JSF fleet will become more challenging as the Pentagon prepares for what the program’s manager has called a “tsunami” of new production.

White House Seeks Civilian & Military Pay Raise Cap

pay raise

The White House seeks to cap the federal civilian pay raise at an average of 1.9 percent for 2018 and limit the military pay raise to 2.1 percent.

Agent Orange Now Linked to High Blood Pressure

Agent Orange

Health conditions related to Agent Orange exposure during the Vietnam War now includes high blood pressure, pressuring VA to increase compensation to impacted veterans.

Pentagon: Use of Military Drones in US Rare, Legal

UAV invisibility cloak

Military spy drones used for non-war purposes over the US almost exclusively for disaster relief or natural disaster training, according to the Pentagon.