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Wall Funding Forces CR Passage In House; Senate Dems Stand Against Trump

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Here we go again. Senate Democrats, opposed to pulling from military construction funds for the wall, set off a new budget battle.

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Inhofe: Navy ‘Arrogance On USS Ford ‘Oughta Be Criminal’

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Presumptive CNO Vice Adm. Mike Gilday is forced to answer for years of Navy problems.

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Hyten: Sexual Abuser Or ‘Billy Mitchell Of Space’?

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


Hyten is not just one of the nation’s 40 active-duty four-star officers, already an elite club with fewer members than a single NFL football team. He is also the the leader of the space community and the advocate-in-chief for space specialists’ careers.

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House Democrats: Please Pass A Bipartisan Defense Policy Bill

Posted by Rick Berger on


Hell hath no fury like a lawmaker betrayed. This week, the House will take up the crucial National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Congress’ primary instrument to oversee the U.S. military. Though the NDAA has passed for 58 straight years, partisan political choices threaten to end that streak.     The Democratic House passed out of… Keep reading →

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Senate Passes Defense Bill, Prepares To Battle House On Nukes, War Powers

Posted by Paul McLeary on


The $750 billion defense policy bill sticks with the administration’s topline, but huge fights loom with the House version. Prepare for a long, hot summer.

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Who Takes Esper’s SecArmy Seat: McCarthy Or Jette?

Posted by Paul McLeary on


As the three most powerful civilians in the Army Department, Esper, McCarthy, and Jette have formed by all accounts a tight-knit and effective team. That’s particularly remarkable because they’ve had abundant opportunities for conflict as they turned the Army bureaucracy upside down.

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Inhofe: Any Ford Delay Would Present ‘A Dangerous Readiness Gap’

Posted by Paul McLeary on


Capitol Hill has some concerns over the state of the Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier, but the Navy is moving forward with next-generation technology, fixing as it goes.

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NDAA 2020: SASC Emphasizes Tech Race With China

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The senators’ draft of the annual defense bill puts a new emphasis on technological competition, including industrial policy moves to strengthen US companies.

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SASC OKs Space Force, But Imposes Tight Oversight

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


SASC wants the Air Force and DoD “to come back to the oversight committee every single month” to explain how they are standing up the new Space Force — if it is finally approved by Congress.

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Space Force: It’s Not Dead, But…

Posted by Theresa Hitchens on


CSIS’s Todd Harrison, who supports the proposal, says his odds on the Space Force being fully approved by Congress this year are currently “slightly less than 50 percent.”

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