The Weekly Standard‘s Mark Hemingway has written a harsh and richly deserved takedown of PolitiFact’s fact-free foray into opinion journalism on the issue of how many ships the U.S. Navy has, or should have:
The Pentagon is preparing to end the ban on transgender troops in the military by May 27 of next year, according to a memo sent to top military personnel and medical officials last week.
China has expanded construction of manmade islands in the South China Sea to a total of nearly 3,000 acres and is taking steps to militarize the islands for power projection capabilities, according to a Pentagon study made public Friday.
The top officer of the U.S. Navy said Tuesday that the service is “on track” to open up its SEAL teams to women who pass the required grueling training course.
Readers of the New York Times could be forgiven for believing that the Obama administration is maintaining a tough military posture in the Middle East. Consider today’s report, courtesy of Helene Cooper, from the decks of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, where Cooper portrays the Navy as maintaining a vigilant, tense watch on Iranian activity in the Persian Gulf:
A Federal Judge has ruled that Navy EA-18G Growlers can continue fly overs of an island on the coast of Washington state despite complaints from some locals.
James Stavridis, a retired U.S. admiral and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, slammed the Obama administration Sunday for repeated military cuts despite the fact that the country remains engaged in “real combat operations.”
A retired Navy commander says that if the Obama administration’s plan to bring Guantanamo inmates to the U.S. succeeds, “activist” judges could set those prisoners free on American streets.
A Navy officer and one of the Marines killed in the attacks on two military facilities in Chattanooga last week may have fired their personal firearms in hopes of disabling the shooter.
Peyton Manning visited military personnel and police officers at one of the sites of the Chattanooga, Tennessee, terror attack last week.