James Makes Final Public Appearance as SECAF

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James made her final public appearance in office Wednesday, telling airmen to “aim high, and aim well. I know you will, and I’ll be watching.” James spoke Wednesday during a retirement ceremony at JB Andrews,...

Coalition Downing ISIS Drones in Mosul

The US-led coalition and its Iraqi counterparts have brought down almost a dozen drones used by ISIS to both collect reconnaissance and drop munitions on Iraqi troops, the coalition said. US Army Col. Brett Sylvia, commander of the 2nd Brigade...

Trump Promises New Competition in F-35 Program

The military under the Trump administration will see new competition targeting the F-35 as a push to ?reduce costs. President-elect Donald Trump, in a combative first press conference since he was elected, said he has gotten to know the “fantastic”...

The Next Administration’s Biggest Nuclear Threat

The next administration will face massive challenges in nuclear security, most notably North Korea’s push to become a nuclear power, and it will require bipartisanship in Congress and bold leadership to address, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday. Speaking just...

House Welcomes New Armed Services Committee Members

The House of Representatives welcomed sixteen new members of the Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, Politico reported. The eight new Republican members are: Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee, Ralph Abraham of Louisiana, Trent Kelly of Mississippi, Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin, Matt...

John Weston, 1917-2016

A memorial ceremony was held Wednesday for John E. Weston at Arlington National Cemetery. Weston, a retired USAF lieutenant colonel who flew 31 missions in a B-17 and served in three wars, died August 9, 2016. According to the State...