An investigative officer who presided at a hearing to help decide whether three midshipmen should face court-martial over a sexual assault allegation has forwarded his recommendations to the school’s superintendent, the academy’s spokesman said Monday.
It took just a few minutes Monday for the Senate to reject a House-passed bill linking continued government funding to a delay in President Obama’s health care reform plan, leaving no clear path to avoid a partial shutdown of federal functions beginning a
The destroyer Chung-Hoon returns to its Hawaii homeport Tuesday after a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific.
Two reporters in the Military Times family of newspapers have been honored for their work by the group Military Reporters and Editors.
The fleet is hemorrhaging hulls. Those that remain are short on parts and crew.
On the eve of availability of health care insurance through state and federal marketplaces, first lady Michelle Obama is urging the nation’s 1.3 million uninsured veterans to examine their options.
A sailor stationed at U.S. Naval Hospital Guam died of unknown causes yesterday after participating in the Guam Beast Run relay race according to a press release.
The push to strip commanders of their authority to prosecute sexual assault cases got a boost from an official Pentagon advisory group that is calling on military leaders to support the proposed law.
DSP-16 Deploys(click to view full) Defense Support Program (DSP) satellites have been monitoring the skies as America’s early-warning system for ballistic missile launches since their first launch in 1970. The current Satellite Early Warning System (SEWS) consists of 5 DSP satellites; 3 provide frontline operational service, with 2 available as backups should problems emerge with the primary satellites. The program’s lifetime has seen the launch of 23 DSP satellites, and improvements to DSP via 5 upgrade sets have allowed those satellites to exceed their design lifespan. The USAF’s fact sheet lists the satellites’ unit cost at $400 million, though they do not mention what fiscal year baseline that figure is linked to. While the DSP satellites successfully detected Iraqi SCUD launches during Operation Desert Storm, testimony before Congress has noted that there are some classes of missiles the DSP constellation has trouble with. …
With a 423-0 roll call, the US House of Representatives passed H.R. 3210, a bill making continuing appropriations for military pay in the event of a government shutdown. It looks likely to pass the Senate…