The Senate voted Tuesday to end discussion on the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, moving the bill one step closer to a final vote.
The top US commander in Afghanistan told Congress he has provided options to
President Obama for the US presence in Afghanistan after 2015, and said
he believes a change to the current drawdown plan is necessary.
In the wake of a US airstrike in Afghanistan on
Saturday that devastated a Doctors Without Borders hospital, killing 22
people, the commander of US forces in Afghanistan told Congress he has
ordered “the entire force to undergo in-depth training in order to
review all of our operational authorities and rules of engagement.”
The 377th Air Base Wing at Kirtland AFB, N.M.,
transferred to Air Force Global Strike Command, Oct. 1, as part of
efforts to consolidate nuclear readiness and support with the
A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30 tanker is currently
undergoing trials to certify its refueling compatibility with the F-35
Lightning II at Edwards AFB, Calif., RAAF officials announced.
The Pentagon acquisition system is broadly “moving in
the right direction” by doing things a bit faster, and with
significant—and auditable—savings in the billions of dollars, Defense
acquisition chief Frank Kendall said Tuesday.
A-10C pilots from the 357th Fighter Squadron conducted
austere operations training, operating from a dry lakebed at Fort Irwin,
Calif., late last month.
The US may be facing a severe military disadvantage in
10-15 years because of budgetary decisions being made now, Pentagon
acquisition chief Frank Kendall said Tuesday at a Defense One conference in Washington, D.C.
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