Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work on Wednesday outlined the Pentagon’s plans for an advanced war-fighting strategy involving robot weapons and remote-controlled warfare.
The Chinese Navy has deployed three ballistic missile submarines at sea capable of striking the United States with nuclear missiles, the commander of the U.S. Northern Command said Tuesday.
A Pentagon training video attempts to show how domestic and civilian employees should deal with a boss who gropes them.
There has been a fascinating series of tweets coming from CNN this morning regarding the Bowe Bergdahl case.
This past Sunday 60 Minutes aired a piece on the integration of women in U.S. combat units, and specifically into the Marine Corps infantry. They got tremendous access to the Marine Corps’ secretive Infantry Officer Course, or ‘IOC’ (to my knowledge, what can be seen in this segment is the most detail about IOC ever to be revealed to journalists, let alone to a television camera crew), spoke to the course director on the record, profiled a tough young female lieutenant trying to make it through the training, and visited the enlisted infantry course in Camp Lejeune, which has also been opened to women on a trial basis.
It was a thorough and interesting story.
A Republican congressman scheduled to host a briefing on Thursday with a far-left Democratic lawmaker and national security groups supporting defense cuts has pulled out of the event, according to a spokeswoman.
Since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, the Pentagon’s civilian workforce has grown by 7 percent and the number of active-duty military personnel has been slashed by 8 percent.
Rep. Martha McSally (R., Ariz.) flew A-10 Warthogs in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now fighting to make sure the Pentagon does not scrap them from the budget.