Tag: Military

Pentagon Going ‘Green?’

Joe Biden’s new infrastructure plan will spend billions on the Pentagon. However, this will not be for national security purposes, but to make it greener. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Ray Mabus, a former Navy secretary and climate change advocate, said the Department of Defense could lead the way on environmental policies for years

Navy to Add New Subs

The United States Navy will add new submarines by 2045. According to Fox News: New Virginia-class attack submarines are being built with a massive increase in firepower, much more sensitive and with powerful sonar detection and a new generation of computing, navigation, and command and control systems … and the Navy does not have enough of them.

Military Makes Big Oops in Afghanistan

The United States military lost high-tech military equipment in Afghanistan. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Defense Department lost advanced military gear sent to bolster coalition forces in Afghanistan, raising the risk that this proprietary equipment falls into the hands of terrorist forces still operating in the war-torn country, according to a new government

U.S. Navy Sucessfully Tests Groundbreaking Weapon

The United States Navy has successfully tested a groundbreaking new missile defense system. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The U.S. Navy successfully tested a new missile defense system that can shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile from outer space, according to a Missile Defense Agency announcement. On Tuesday, agency base in the Marshall Islands

Trump Orders 2,200 Troops to Leave Iraq

The United States will reduce the troop presence in Iraq from 5,200 to 3,000 during the month of September. According to Fox News: The top U.S. commander in the Middle East announced in Baghdad Wednesday that 2,200 U.S. troops will withdraw from Iraq by the end of this month. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie made the announcement alongside the Iraqi Minister

White House Memo Directs Pentagon to Build New Icebreaker Fleet

A White House memo has directed the Pentagon to begin the process of building a new Arctic and Antarctic icebreaking fleet. According to The Washington Free Beacon: A recent White House memo directs the Pentagon and other executive departments to provide a roadmap by early August for creating a security fleet of icebreaker ships, Fox News reported Monday. The

United States Looking at Possible Troop ‘Adjustments’ in South Korea

A new report indicates that the United States is looking at possible troop “adjustments” in South Korea, which is a major ally to the United States. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Pentagon is considering making “adjustments” to the American military presence in South Korea, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. Though Secretary of Defense Mark Esper

Grassley Predicts Senate Would Override Trump’s Veto of Defense Bill

Senator Chuck Grassley has predicted that the Senate would likely override President Trump’s veto of the defense bill over the fight to rename American military bases. According to The Hill: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is warning that Congress would likely override President Trump if he vetoes a mammoth defense policy bill amid the fight over a plan to rename Army bases

Senate GOP Come to Trump’s Defense on Russian Bounties

Senate Republicans are defending President Trump’s response to Russian bounties as Democrat’s work to churn up another scandal. According to The Hill: Senate Republicans are defending President Trump’s handling of intelligence claiming that Russia’s military intelligence units offered bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. troops, arguing the evidence of bounties has not received sufficient verification.