Esper: Diverting Military Construction Funds to Border Wall Will Boost Efficiency, Not Hurt it
Defense Secretary Mark Esper wrote the barriers will allow DoD to provide support to the Department of Homeland Security.
Shipbuilder Dies in Possible Fall from Aircraft Carrier, Company Says
The George Washington has been undergoing a midlife refueling and overhaul at the shipyard.
Propulsion Plant Work Complete on Aircraft Carrier Ford
Propulsion system problems first were spotted during sea trials in January 2018.
Flight Deck on New Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy Is Complete
More than 3,200 shipbuilders and 2,000 suppliers from across the country are contributing to the construction of Kennedy.
Navy Inks Two-Carrier Deal, Cites $4 Billion Savings
The $15.2 billion agreement allows construction to proceed on the future USS Enterprise.
Senate Armed Services Chair Needs Convincing on Two-Carrier Purchase
The Navy hasn't purchased two aircraft carriers at once since the defense buildup during the Reagan administration.
USS George Washington Overhaul Is 25 Percent Complete
Newport News Shipbuilding officials say their emphasis on new digital tools is paying dividends.
Long Overdue, a WWII Vet Gets His Bronze Star
Robert S. White received the medal at the Hampton VA, more than 70 years after he helped liberate Europe from the Nazis.
Newport News Shipyard's Workforce Expanding to 25,000
With a backlog of work and the promise of more to come, Newport News Shipbuilding plans to expand its workforce.
Is Florida Making Another Run at a Virginia-based Aircraft Carrier?
Florida lawmakers have consistently lobbied the Navy to base an aircraft carrier at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville.
USS Enterprise Is Officially Deactivated, but Will Stick Around
The Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding have officially pulled the plug on the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
House Wants to Consider Extending Life of Oldest Aircraft Carrier
A provision in the House's 2019 NDAA directs the Navy to consider extending the service life of the USS Nimitz.
US and French Naval Aviators Find Common Ground
An American-French training exercise off the East Coast is aimed at boosting the fortunes of naval forces of both countries.
Newport News Shipyard Delivers Sub Washington to Navy
A Virginia-class submarine that encountered a problem early in sea trials has been delivered to the Navy.
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The Air Force Just Dropped 80,000 Pounds of Bombs on Island 'Infested' with ISIS Fighters
The U.S.-led international coalition said it targeted ISIS militants on the island, located in the Salah ad Din Province.
Ammo Firm Unveils 6.8mm Cartridge for Army’s Next-Gen Squad Weapon
A Texas-based ammunition company recently unveiled its new 6.8mm cartridge.
Acquitted Navy SEAL Sues Ex-Lawyers, Legal Nonprofit
The lawsuit filed in Texas by Petty Officer 1st Class Edward Gallagher claims his case was not defended properly.
With B-1 Aging and B-21 Still Years Out, Air Force May Soon Have No Go-To Bomber
The U.S. is the only allied country that still flies bombers.
A Navy Carrier Strike Group Is Deploying Without Its Broken-Down Aircraft Carrier
Ships from the Harry S. Truman Strike Group are deploying from this week, but one thing is missing -- the Truman.
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December Trial for Former Green Beret Accused of Killing Bomb-Maker
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Navy 3-Star Says Rust on Ships Is Not Driving Up Maintenance Costs
Retired officers and experts have been sounding off on the state of the Navy's fleet after photos have shown rust buildup.
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Air Force News
Lockheed, Aerojet Rocketdyne Working on a Mach 5 Cruise Missile
The arms race in hypersonics has become a major concern for the Air Force.
Air Force Ad Campaign Will Leverage Space Force Buzz to Drive Recruitment
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Air Force Names New Trainer Jet the T-7A Red Hawk in Honor of Tuskegee Airmen
The U.S. Air Force will call its new trainer the T-7A "Red Hawk."
Marine Corps News
Mental Competency in Question for Man Accused of Gunning Down Navy Corpsman
The deputy DA said the defendant, a former Marine, has a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
Former Camp Pendleton Battalion Commander to Face Domestic Violence Charges
Lt. Col. Francisco Zavala, 43, is accused of assault, destruction of property, and making false official statements.
Man Who Plotted Lubbock Hotel Shooting Upset over Discharge from Military: Documents
He was upset he was considered "defective" by the military when he was discharged for his mental illness, court records show.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Discovers Abandoned Panga Boat with 41 Bales of Marijuana
A helicopter crew was dispatched to conduct a search for possible people in distress.
Wreckage from Fatal Boat Fire Taken to Naval Base Ventura County
A ship-tracking website shows the barge that transported the Conception in Port Hueneme.
Cruise Ship Carrying Sightseers Collides with World War II Destroyer Floating Museum
Guests on a sightseeing tour got to see what happens when a cruise ship collides with another boat, the USS Slater.