June 25, 2019

Drones Join List of Top Security Threats

Drones Join List of Top Security Threats

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI said drones are one of the greatest national security threats to America, rating them as severe a concern as cybersecurity hacks, critical infrastructure attacks, and terrorism.

DoD Plans Multi-Year F-35 Buys in FY21

F-35 jets

DoD reveals plans multi-year F-35 buys for cost-savings and is looking to contract to buy nearly 2,000 F-35s starting in fiscal 2021, according to a Selected Acquisition Report released in late March.

POTUS: Fund Military & Hone Government

war crimes

In his first State of the Union address, President Trump calls on Congress to “fully fund” military budgets and expand the VA’s expedited firing power to all federal agencies.

Growlers & Ospreys Resume Flight After Week of Mishaps

anti-radiation missiles

A Growler accident and a Marine’s MV-22 Osprey refueling mishap forced the aircraft out of the skies as the forces assessed the reasons for the mishaps. All are flying again.

Reid on Defense Budget: A Deal is a Deal

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is balking at adding funding to the defense budget deal agreed to President Obama and former House Speaker John Boehner.

Long-Term Debt Thought Greatest Threat to US

Veteran military and diplomatic leaders see swollen national debt as the chief security risk to the nation.

Search Continued Overnight for Black Hawk Crew

Eleven crew members are presumed dead in a UH-60 Black Hawk crash in dense fog while on a training mission out of Elgin Air Force base.

Authors, Renown Vietnam Memoirist & Wife, Discuss PTSD

Veteran Robert Mason, author of “Chickenhawk,” a NY Times bestselling memoir of Vietnam, and his wife Patience Mason, author/expert on PTSD, will speak at the Leonardtown campus of CSM March 28.

Upon the 11th Hour, 11th Day, 11th Month: Remember

Armstice Day approaches its 100th year of commemoration from the 1918 end of World War I as US involvement in Vietnam approaches its 50th anniversary in 2015.