President Donald Trump on Monday promised a “historic”
increase in the defense budget, with the Office of Management and Budget
calling for a $54 billion jump in base funding for next year along with
even more in a Fiscal 2017 supplemental request.
The Defense Department has opened three investigations
into the Jan. 29 raid that resulted in the death of a Navy SEAL, several
civilians, and the destruction of an MV-22, the Pentagon and the White
A US remotely piloted aircraft on Sunday reportedly killed a senior Taliban commander in northern Afghanistan.
Defense Secretary James Mattis on Monday presented the
National Security Council’s Principal’s Committee with his plan to
defeat ISIS, as ordered in a presidential memo last month, but do not
expect the details to become public.
The Department of Defense announced Friday that Raytheon has been awarded a $1 billion foreign military sales contract to provide an early warning radar system for Qatar.
About 40 Air National Guard members from the 185th Air
Refueling Wing based in Sioux City, Iowa, deployed to NATO Air Base
Geilenkirchen, Germany, in February to support the NATO AWACS mission.
The Air Force launched its squadron revitalization
program recently with a team visit to the Air Force District of
Washington and JB Andrews, Md.
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