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Welsh Retires as Air Force Chief of Staff at Andrews Ceremony

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh marked his retirement with a ceremony Friday morning at Andrews Air Force Base.

Atlas Rocket Launches for 1st Time since March Grounding

America's Atlas rockets are flying again, successfully launching a communications satellite for the Navy.

There Are Now More Feds With Firearm And Arrest Authority Than U.S. Marines

Free Beacon: There are now more non-military government employees who carry guns than there are U.S. Marines, according to a new report. Open the Books, a taxpayer watchdog group, released a study Wednesday that finds domestic government agencies continue to grow their stockpiles of military-style weapons, as Democrats sat on the House floor calling for […]

Matt Bracken Essay

You really should spend some time reading this.  You won’t be disappointed. Part I Part II Part III Part IV

Navy Completes Iran Riverine Incident Probe; More Firings Possible

Adm. John Richardson was expected to make a public announcement detailing the follow-on actions before the end of the month.

Lindsey Graham On Guns

NY Daily News: Rifle-owning South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and a handful of his fellow Republicans are standing up to the biggest bully in Washington — the National Rifle Association. Graham and a growing group of GOPers are getting behind a burgeoning bipartisan effort to keep suspected terrorists from buying guns, and they’ve vowed they […]

The Second Amendment Grants Me Nothing

Monica Lindstrom: This week Arizona Senator Jeff Flake introduced a bill to prohibit the sale of guns to persons on the No Fly list. This comes on the heels of the deadliest mass shooting in America that occurred June 12 at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. It’s not surprising to see a flurry of proposals and […]

Report: Cybersecurity Jobs Jump in San Diego

San Diego's two-year effort to build a cluster of technology expertise around cybersecurity is taking root, with an estimated 14.7 percent increase in cyberjobs since 2014..

Hampton Roads Defense Economy Faces Major Challenges, Lobbyist Says

Anyone wanting to know if Congress will provide enough money to keep stable Hampton Roads' military-centric economy is going to have to wait until after the Nov. 8 presidential election.

General: Army's Training of Men, Women Held Up as Example

Fort Jackson has become a guide for other military organizations trying to expand training for women now able to enter additional combat-related jobs, the post's departing commander said.

Senator: Grand Forks Base on Short List for Tanker Mission

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says Grand Forks Air Force Base is one of five bases being considered for the new KC-46 air refueling tanker.

Navy Budget Squeeze Delays PCS Orders

Navy families are finding themselves waiting longer than usual for orders to their next duty station.

Air Force Backtracks on Official Flag-Folding Script Regulation

The Air Force is backing a retired airman's claim he had a right to speak about God during the flag-folding portion of another airman's retirement ceremony

Ventura to Appeal Vacating of $1.8M 'American Sniper' Award

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura wants a rehearing after a federal appeals court threw out a $1.8 million jury award to Ventura.

AR-15 C-Clamp Grip

Or otherwise called, “thumb over bore” grip.  As I’ve pointed out, it started in the gaming community, and it was taken up by SpecOps, and so you see folks like Chris Costa and Travis Haley using it. I ran across this report today of a 3-gun competitor who is also using the C-clamp grip. The […]

Air Force Family Wounded in Brussels Airport Attack Back in States

Lt. Col. Kato Martinez and his children are back in the U.S. for recovery from wounds suffered in the Brussels terror attack.

Army to Require Polished Writing Skills for NCO Promotions

U.S. Army sergeants may have to spend as much time honing their writing skills as they do practicing their marksmanship.

Sailor's Death in Djibouti under Investigation

A sailor who was supporting forward Navy operations in Africa has died of a non-combat related injury, the Defense Department announced today.

Navy Vet Says She Got Apology Note after Parking in Vets-Only Space

The veteran who got an anonymous note slamming her for parking in a "veterans only" parking space in North Carolina said she finally received a note of apology.

Foreign Aid: An Introduction, and More from CRS

U.S. aid to foreign countries and populations takes many forms in support of a range of objectives, from strategic to humanitarian. A newly updated report from the Congressional Research Service illuminates the structure of U.S. foreign aid, and traces the evolution of U.S. Show More Summary

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