March 20, 2018

VADM Suggests Incentive Pay, Bonuses to Keep Pilots

VADM Robert P. Burke believes the Navy may need to offer aviation incentive pay and aviation bonuses to help retain pilots. “We continue to face challenges within some historically retention-challenged communities, particularly among aviators in specific model/type/series platforms,” Burke told Congress.

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.”

New Strategy for F-35 on Horizon

F-35 Strategy

The head of the F-35 Joint Program Office floated a new strategy that the JPO hopes will make updates to the fighter jet more efficient and agile.

Will Hike in Flight Pay Help Retain Pilots?


The Air Force is looking to keep its pilots so the service is increasing its flight pay for the first time since 1999.

Spencer Is Trump’s Nominee for NavSec

US Navy Secretary nominee Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer, Trump’s new choice for Navy Secretary is a Former financial industry executive and Marine Corps captain.

Semper Fi, But Not With A Smart Phone

Smart phone technology is great, but not when you’re hiding from the enemy on a battlefield.