May 18, 2024

Birckhead New MD Adjutant General

Birckhead

MAJ GEN Janeen Birckhead has assumed her new role as the Maryland National Guard adjutant general. Birckhead succeeds outgoing MAJ GEN Timothy Gowen, who assumed command in 2019.

US Firms Celebrate: $7.5B Foreign Military Sales

It was a happy Independence Day for American defense companies, with news approval of almost $7.5 billion in potential foreign military sales approved by the State Dept to five different countries announced Monday.

Trump Issues Ultimatum to China

North Korea Missile

Trump’s ultimatum to China: fail to pressure North Korea to disable its nuclear program and the US will take action on its own against North Korea.

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.

N. Korea Missile Launches Raise New Alarms

N. Korean Missile Tests

North Korea fired several ballistic missiles into the East Sea in an apparent protest against the ongoing joint military drills between South Korea and the US. These launchings Monday raise new alarms about the threat to North Korea’s neighbors.