August 21, 2019

Analyst: Space Corps ‘Not Dead at All’

Analyst: Space Corps 'Not Dead at All'

Though the defense policy bill passed by Congress won’t create a new branch of the military dedicated to space, it does make changes that lay the groundwork for a Space Corps to become a reality in the near future. One analyst says, “This issue is not dead at all.”

Has F-35 JSF Turned a Corner?

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The US Air Force declared its first squadron of F-35As ready for battle last week. The JSF was declared operational by the Marine Corps in July 2015; and the Navy aims for February 2019. The F-35 Lightning II might have finally turned a corner, overcoming the technical problems that have plagued its readiness to serve.

Morning Coffee: 100,000 Jobs Promised Vets

First Lady Michelle Obama and Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez announce a commitment from 100 firms in the construction industry for 100,000 jobs for vets in the next five years.

Retiree Benefit Cuts Snag Budget Bill in Senate

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Senate passage of the Defense Bill is predicted this week, but reductions in military retiree benefits and partisanship remain obstacles to passage of budget bill approved by the House last week.

Chemical Weapons Ship Making Ready in Norfolk

No country will host the destruction of Syria’s most lethal chemical weapons, so the US is outfitting a commercial transport vessel to do the job at sea.

Lecture and Book Signing with Dr. Toshi Yoshihara

Join this FREE discussion on the future of Naval expansion in China and how it will affect the United States.

Patuxent Policy Group Grapples with the China Seas

The Patuxent Partnership and Center for the Study of Democracy bring together, briefly, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Peoples Republic of China.