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The Air Force wants $48 million to drop commandos into battle from orbit
"When you can launch an austere airbase in a space capsule, that’s frickin’ awesome!”
Why the Air Force wants to cut dozens of A-10s, everyone’s favorite close air support aircraft
The Navy shouldn’t get any more money until it stops spending like a drunken sailor
Budgetary cage match.
These stick figure comics will change how you see the Coast Guard
“People in the Coast Guard feel like they didn’t serve, and I don’t want people to not seek treatment because of that.”
Pompeo’s promise to slash Afghan military funding ‘immediately’ still hasn’t happened
"As far as I can tell, it was a food fight between State and DoD ... DoD continues to say 'we have received no guidance.'"
‘There are profound problems with the system’ — the Air Force’s desperately-needed tanker replacement is still years away
The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is designed to replace the aging KC-135 Stratotanker, but a problem with the new plane’s design will prevent it from doing so until 2023 or 2024.
More than a dozen states sue Trump, saying border wall funding strips their National Guard budgets
More than a dozen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration to block $3.8 billion in 2020 military funding from being diverted to the construction of a U.S. border wall with Mexico.
Lawmakers anxious to launch Space Force National Guard and Reserves
The United States has a new military service, the Space Force, but it has never been clear whether or not the country will also have a Space Guard and Reserve.
DoD: We’re retiring 44 A-10s. Arizona lawmakers: fight me
Sen. McSally said she told Air Force leaders she "would not allow their plan to mothball 44 A-10s starting in October to happen."
The Space Force is asking for a small piece of the Pentagon’s war chest
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is requesting about as much money for overseas operations in the coming fiscal year as in...
Proposed defense budget would slow production of Army’s Armored Multipurpose Vehicle
"This was probably an easy kill for them ... This will push some of the production out to 2022."
Here’s why the Marine Corps is getting Tomahawk cruise missiles
The Navy is stocking up on Tomahawks, and the Marine Corps is too for some reason
‘There is no slush fund,’ Acting SecDef Shanahan says of $165 billion wartime budget (that mostly doesn’t fund combat operations)
The Pentagon wants a 139 percent increase in its wartime budget even though it is not fighting any new wars.
Trump’s 2019 Budget Would Grow VA By $12 Billion
For the second year in a row, President Donald Trump’s budget proposal will include an increase in spending for the...
Trump Sets 2018 Military Pay Raise at 2.1%
Editor’s Note: This article by Brendan McGarry originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran...
Navy Families Are Getting Less Than 8 Weeks To PCS. Here’s Why
Following Permanent Change of Station orders can be one of the most challenging, stressful parts of life for any military...
The A-10 Warthog Isn’t Going Anywhere — Yet
If President Donald Trump gets his way, the A-10 Thunderbolt II, lovingly nicknamed the “Warthog” by U.S. Air Force pilots,...
VA Secretary Tells Congress He Wants To Close 1,165 Veterans’ Facilities
Citing a potential $25 million in savings — less than .03% of his department’s annual budget — VA Secretary David...
‘We’ve Got A Military That Is Completely Broken,’ Says Ranger-Turned-Congressman
As the owner of a small business, U.S. Rep. Steve Russell knows something about operational efficiency. The Choctaw Republican also...
How Will The 2017 Budget Impact Military Personnel?
Fiscal year 2016 saw a number of changes to service member benefits, and 2017 is expected to follow along the...
‘Mad Dog’ Mattis Lights Up Congress Over Sequestration, Gitmo, And The End Of Afghanistan
During a Senate Armed Services Committee meeting on Jan. 27, retired Marine Gen. James Mattis challenged Congress on a number...