February 25, 2024

Pax Search and Rescue ‘SAR Dog’ Deploys Newest Medical Expeditionary Capability

SAR Dog Search and Rescue

Pax River Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Bradley Christian deployed as part of the US Navy’s first En-Route Care System medical expeditionary capability aboard the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group last month.

New Speaker Has Mixed Record on Defense

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New Speaker of the House Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA), who represents a military-heavy district on the Armed Services Committee, could help ameliorate some of the budget uncertainty generated by the recent turmoil within the GOP conference. He also opposed the sweeping toxic exposure bill for veterans and the Pentagon’s abortion policy.

House OKs Its Version of Defense Budget

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The US House has approved its version of the 2022 National Defense Authorization Act, and also gave the OK to open an independent investigation of US failures in Afghanistan, require women to register for the draft, and change how the military prosecutes sex assault.