Will The US Navy Ditch Its Missile Defence Strategy

Three years into his stewardship of the US Navy, Admiral John Richardson is looking outside of the box when it comes to naval strategy and capability. Andrew Tunnicliffe explores the challenges the Chief of Naval Operations is facing and his call for an end to…

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Sept. 28, 2018)

The final piece of the underwater hull of the future aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) is lowered into place at Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding. John F. Kennedy is the second Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier and the second aircraft carrier…

U.S. 5TH Fleet AOR (Sept. 12, 2018)

Cmdr. John Hamilton, right, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), explains the ship’s tactical capabilities to Indian navy Capt. Rahul Jaitly, commanding officer of the Indian navy frigate Teg (F 45), in the combat information center during a combined maritime…

Indo-Pacific Chiefs of Defense, Senior Enlisted Leaders to Meet in Haw

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman, will join several Indo-Pacific chiefs of defense and senior enlisted leaders to discuss cooperation, interoperability and regional leadership…

ARLINGTON, Va. (Sept. 5, 2018)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson delivers remarks at the second annual Defense News Conference in Arlington, Va. Richardson discussed global naval great power competition and the Navy’s role within the National Defense Strategy. “Our response to that going forward is going to be…

Miramar Arrival

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis is greeted by Admiral John C. Aquilino, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, after arriving at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., Sept. 3, 2018. DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Miramar Arrival http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Sept. 2, 2018)

Midshipmen salute the late Sen. John McCain as a horse-drawn caisson transports his flag-draped casket to the United States Naval Academy Cemetery for his burial service, Sept. 2, 2018. John Sidney McCain, III graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1958. He was a…

Miller Takes Over NATO, U.S. Commands in Afghanistan

Army Gen. John M. Nicholson passed command of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan to Army Gen. Austin S. Miller during a ceremony in Kabul, Afghanistan. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Miller Takes Over NATO, U.S. Commands in Afghanistan

McCain’s Life Celebrated at Washington National Cathedral

The nation bid farewell to Arizona Sen. John S. McCain III — former Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, war hero and Vietnam prisoner of war — in a patriotic and emotional service at the Washington National Cathedral. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE McCain’s Life Celebrated at…