Although civilian control over the military is deeply embedded in the U.S. Constitution, it's currently under threat.
In Secret Facebook Groups, America's Best Warriors Share Racist Jabs, Lies about 2020, Even QAnon Theories
NBC News reviewed posts from four private, secret Facebook groups that describe themselves as solely for current and former special operations forces.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded three contracts this week to design a nuclear thermal propulsion system that will operate above low Earth orbit in 2025.
The Joint Staff, DoD and Congress are exploring how to change acquisition authorities to more rapidly move Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) capabilities into the field.
“The nuclear disaster in Palomares caused untold suffering and harm to the servicemembers sent in to clean up radioactive material without adequate protective gear or warning of severe health risks,” Blumenthal said in a statement. “Yet fifty-five years on, the VA still hasn’t recognized radiation risks at Palomares, cutting off benefits and health care for these deserving veterans.”
The pandemic has prompted the Department of Veterans Affairs to pivot and take on new missions, but in many ways, the conversations surrounding the agency’s budget haven’t changed all that much.
Maryland is currently one of the top states in the country for vaccinating Black, Asian, and Hispanic residents, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation and a big reason is an effort led by the Maryland National Guard, officials said.
The first female enlisted Airman soon will enter training to become a combat controller, a milestone for the Air Force's efforts to add women to its elite special warfare ranks.
Poland’s Minister of National Defense, Mariusz Blaszczak, announced that the country’s air force will receive five Lockheed Martin C-130H Hercules turboprops. They are former U.S. Air Force (USAF) aircraft currently held in storage and are being acquired under the Excess Defense Articles scheme. The government-to-government deal was signed on April 13 and follows a letter of request that was submitted by Poland in September 2019.
As we make strides on the path to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry is set for a comeback. That’s a good thing for an industry that has suffered tremendously, including losing tens of thousands of jobs.
Lawmakers signaled today that the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan may not mean the end of US commitment, particularly in supporting the Afghan special forces.
The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to decline to hear a lawsuit alleging that America's all-male military draft amounts to unconstitutional discrimination on the basis of sex.
A “brounion” of epic proportions was caught on camera, and people across the world can’t seem to get enough of it.