October 20, 2018

McConnell Says, “Russians Are Not Our Friends”

McConnell

Senate Majority Leader notes alleged meddling in US and European elections and the 2014 annexation of Crimea, saying, “The Russians are not our friends … [they] are acting like the old Soviet Union used to act,”

Marines Chastised for Sharing Nude Photos, Speier Wants Firings

Marines

House Armed Services Committee member Jackie Speier calls for the firing of Marines who shared nude photos of female service members on social media.

Marines Taking UAS to New Heights and Lengths

marines and drones

From developing robots as advance troops, protectors even of the JSF, Marines seek to enlarge US military force with UAS. There are others who fear a robot arms race.

‘Open Mic’ for Defense Spending

The House Armed Services Committee invites any congressman to testify Tuesday on what the defense policy bill for FY16 should include.

Marines Take Their F-35s in July, Glitches or Not

F-35

The Marines F-35 Program Manager made clear last week, whatever fixes are still needed on the JSF in July, the Marines will work around them.

Marines Approach Libya; Pax Holds Remembrance

As the anniversary of 9/11 approaches the US takes precautions across the globe and schedules remembrances at home.

Navy’s Drones Could Determine U.S. Airpower for Decades

Investing in smarter drones could determine the future, which includes carriers no matter what, say Navy officials.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Gross Awarded Purple Heart

The 26 year old Hospital Corpsman was injured while responding to explosions at Camp Bastion during his night shift at the clinic.

Marines Honored for Saving Money

Pair saved the Navy more than $3 million on air traffic control equipment.