May 21, 2019

History Made Aboard the USS Ford

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The USS Gerald R. Ford made history last week with the successful landing and launching of aircraft from VX-23 using the Advanced Arresting Gear and Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System.

Trump Budget Ramps Up Defense Spending

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President Donald Trump said he will propose a budget that would ramp up spending on defense and infrastructure.

Trump Executive Order Freezes Federal Hiring

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President Donald Trump issued an executive order Monday freezing some federal government hiring. He said it would affect all employees “except for the military.”

DefSec Nominee Shows Opportunities for Senior Military Retirees

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Retired Marine Gen. James N. Mattis has received millions of dollars of income since leaving the military from Goldman Sachs, Northrop Grumman, Theranos, Stanford University, and General Dynamics.