Senate Sends Trump Defense Bill with 3.1% Military Pay Raise
The sweeping 86-8 vote followed easy passage last week by the Democratic-controlled House.
House OKs Defense Bill, Parental Leave for Federal Workers
The sweeping 377-48 vote followed weeks of arduous House-Senate negotiations that finally yielded a bipartisan measure.
Senate Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, Averting Shutdown
The stopgap spending bill would give negotiators four more weeks, pushing the possible shutdown to Dec. 20.
Trump's Use of Military Money for Wall Survives Senate Test
The Senate voted to sustain Trump's veto of legislation reversing his raid of military project money to pay for the wall.
Democrats Protest $200M in Additional Border Wall Transfers
President Donald Trump has quietly transferred more than $200 million from DoD counterdrug efforts toward building his wall.
Senate Votes to Block Trump from Using Military Funds to Build Wall, But Veto Looms
The Democratic-controlled House is likely to pass the measure, but it's doomed to be vetoed by Trump.
Administration Releases $250 Million in Ukraine Military Aid
The Trump administration has released $250 million in military aid to Ukraine that had been held up.
House Votes to Block Military Transgender Ban
The House passed, by a 243-183 vote, an amendment to block Trump's transgender ban from remaining in effect.
Pentagon May Tap Military Pay, Pensions for Border Wall
Durbin says the funds are available because recruitment is down and an early military retirement program is underutilized.
House OKs Democrats' Bill Blocking Trump Emergency on Wall
Democrats rammed legislation through the House that would stymie Trump's bid for billions of extra dollars for his wall.
Budget Deal Allows Far Less Money than Trump Wanted for Wall
Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown.
Senate Rejects Rival Dem, GOP Plans for Reopening Government
A splintered Senate swatted down competing Democratic and Republican plans for ending the 34-day partial government shutdown.
Senate Set to Vote on 2 Competing Plans to End Shutdown
enate leaders on Tuesday agreed to vote this week on two competing proposals to end the government shutdown.
Congress Votes to Reopen Government, Passes Budget Deal
The House vote put to bed a five-and-a-half hour federal freeze that relatively few would notice.
Senate Leaders' Budget Deal Faces Opposition in Both Parties
Tea party forces have swung against the plan, raising questions about its chances before a government shutdown deadline.
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The carrier deployed in April 2019. Last week, the ship arrived in Hawaii before making its final trek to San Diego.
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Esper will provide Naval Air Station Pensacola leadership with a preview of new security measures being developed.
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Army Cancels $45 Billion Bradley Replacement Competition After Only One Bid Qualified
Two past efforts to replace the Bradley in 2009 and 2014 were canceled for cost-associated reasons.
US Veteran Among Alleged White Supremacists Arrested Before Gun Rally
The three men were believed to be planning to attend the pro-gun rally planned for Monday in Richmond.
Families of 82nd Airborne Soldiers Warned About Social Media Use After Threats
Family of soldiers deployed with the 82nd Airborne are being warned of "menacing" messages they might get on social media.
Ex-Guantanamo Commander Convicted of Lying about Man's Death
A jury convicted Capt. Nettleton of obstruction of justice, concealing material facts, and making false statements.
Appeals Court Overturns Former Naval Academy Midshipman's Sexual Assault Conviction
Court documents called the 2016 incident "an alcohol-fueled sexual encounter."
Navy Review Backs Planned Expansion of Nevada Bombing Range
The expanded range would cover an area half the size of Delaware.
Air Force News
After Military Social Media Flubs, 4-Star Promises Improvements
One of the Pentagon's top officers says the military still has a long way to go to reach Americans online effectively.
Facing Accusations of Sexual Assault, General Says He Wants to Help Victims
The Joint Staff is getting a special assistant to support troops facing issues including sexual assault and domestic abuse.
Marine Corps News
Marines to Get New Lightweight Polymer Ammo for 'Ma Deuce' Machine Gun
The Marine Corps has inked a $10M contract with MAC LLC for new lightweight polymer machine-gun ammunition.
After Fatal Aircraft Collision, Marines Will Get Better Emergency Signal Devices
In 2020, every Marine squadron will receive new signaling devices that automatically activate when they touch water.
US Military Should Pivot Away from Fixed Bases and Focus on China Threat: Lawmaker
If Iran can easily target U.S. installations in the Middle East with ballistic missiles, imagine what China could do.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Wrapping Up Study on Why Minority Members Leave the Service
The Coast Guard will wrap up a study examining why minority service members are leaving its ranks.
Coast Guard Helps Rescue Fishermen After Capsized Boat Found off Oregon Coast
Three fishermen were rescued Tuesday night after the U.S. Coast Guard found their boat capsized near Coos Bay, Oregon.
Deadly Boat Fire: 4 Families of Victims File Suit Against Conception Owners
Documents filed in federal court allege the vessel, which was owned by Truth Aquatics, was "unseaworthy."