July 18, 2019

Esper Is Trump’s New Pick for DefSec

Esper Is Trump's New Pick for DefSec

President Donald Trump says he intends to nominate Mark Esper as the new defense secretary, David Norquist as the deputy defense secretary, and Ryan McCarthy as the Army secretary.

Deteriorating Propeller Blades Ground C-130s

Safety Stand Down

The Air Force grounded 60 C-130H Hercules aircraft after a review found their pre-1971 propeller blades could be susceptible to dangerous cracking. Five of those C-130s have had their blades replaced and returned to flying status.

DoD Plans for Space Force Combatant Command

Space Force

The Pentagon releases its four-prong approach for a Space Force combatant command as a sixth branch of the armed forces.