Tag: Navy

Biden Could Leave Behind Navy Vet Kidnapped by Taliban

A Navy vet who was kidnapped by the Taliban in Afghanistan could be at risk of being left behind by the Biden administration. According to The Washington Free Beacon: Haqqani network operatives backed by the Taliban abducted Mark Frerichs, a civilian contractor in Afghanistan for the U.S. government, in January 2020. The government has made

GOP Defense Hawks Claim Biden’s Defense Budget Gives China Upper Hand

China is going to get the upper hand if Joe Biden has his way Republican defense hawks claim. According to The Washington Free Beacon: President Joe Biden’s $6 trillion budget proposal puts money toward universal pre-K and cracking down on the fossil fuel industry but shrinks the Navy’s budget for weapons procurement and building warships,

Navy Gets Bad News

The United States Navy will likely suffer during the Biden administration a new report points out. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The United States Navy launched an expansive buildup under the Trump administration to counter China. But veteran national security officials say the more immediate challenge may come from President Joe Biden. The battle

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.

Trump Nominee for Navy Secretary Advances Past Senate Panel

President Trump’s nominee to be the next Secretary of the Navy has cleared a major hurdle in the confirmation process. According to The Hill: The Senate Armed Services Committee has approved the nomination of Kenneth Braithwaite to be secretary of the Navy, the committee said Tuesday. In a voice vote Tuesday, the committee advanced Braithwaite’s

Military Jets Saluting Coronavirus Workers Across the Country

The Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds will be doing multiple flyovers across the country to salute coronavirus workers. The displays are currently underway. According to The Hill: The Navy’s Blue Angels, the Air Force’s Thunderbirds and other military wings are showing their appreciation to health care workers, first responders and other essential

Trump Makes Secretary of the Navy Nomination Official

President Trump has officially sent his nomination to become Secretary of the Navy to the Senate for confirmation. According to The Hill: President Trump on Monday officially nominated Kenneth Braithwaite, his current ambassador to Norway, to serve as secretary of the Navy. A press release from the White House stated that Braithwaite’s nomination to replace Richard Spencer,

Trump Administration Bestows Major Honor on Black WWII Hero

The Trump administration is bestowing an incredible honor on a black World War II hero by naming a ship after him on Martin Luther King Day. [Photo Credit: US Navy (Public Domain)] According to The Daily Wire: The Trump administration is set to honor World War II hero Ship’s Cook Third Class Doris Miller during

SEAL who Killed Bin Laden Backs Trump’s Controversial Decision

The Navy SEAL who famously killed Osama Bin Laden is backing Trump’s decision to restore the rank of embattled SEAL Eddie Gallagher. According to The Daily Wire: The Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden supports President Trump’s decision to restore the rank of Eddie Gallagher, a fellow SEAL who was demoted after posing with