May 21, 2018

Former DefSec Slams Obama’s & Trump’s Russian Response

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Former DefSec Ash Carter criticizes the failure of the previous and current administrations to put into action Pentagon plans to counter what Carter sees as an ongoing war with Russian interference.

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.

Mattis & Senate Stall Military Transgender Ban

Military Transgender Ban

Both DefSec James Mattis and Sen. John McCain seek studies before implementation of President Trump’s ban on transgender troops in the military.

Navy Surveillance Plane Evades Chinese Fighter Jets

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A Navy EP-3 surveillance plane flying in international waters in the East China Sea is surprised from behind by two Chinese fighter jets and forced to take evasive action.

Navy Women Targeted in Expanding Nude Photo Scandals

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As Marines come under increased criticism for denigrating women and posting nude photos of women without their consent, women from more than a dozen Navy commands were specifically targeted by online users seeking nude photos.

Trump to Speak From Carrier Deck in Newport News, Va.

Trump in Newport News

Days after a pro-military speech before a joint session of Congress, President Trump visits Newport News Shipyard, a center of nuclear-powered shipbuilding for Navy.