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  • Kaine now top Democrat on Senate panel

    Kaine now top Democrat on Senate panel
    Sen. Kaine has been named the top Democrat on a key panel of the Senate Armed Services Committee. The Subcommittee on Readiness deals with resources for shipyards, military construction projects and whether bases should be shifted or closed. Overall, it...
  • Investments coming to Newport News shipyard

    Investments coming to Newport News shipyard
    Huntington Ingalls Industries is the sole U.S. builder of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, so it might sound a bit odd when the company CEO says he needs to stay ahead of the competition. But as Mike Petters explained Tuesday at a conference in New...
  • As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC

    As military downsizes, debate sharpens over BRAC
    If the Pentagon wants to convene another round of military base closings, it must clear a congressional subcommittee chaired by Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland. Wittman will be a tough sell. He says there is no appetite in Congress for another Base...
  • Huntington Ingalls receives $23 million toward next Ford-class carrier

    Huntington Ingalls receives $23 million toward next Ford-class carrier
    Huntington Ingalls Industries this week received $23 million from the Navy, a small but necessary down payment toward the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy, projected to cost $11.5 billion once the dust finally settles. The money allows the company's...
  • McCain on Ford-class carriers: $12B 'simply too expensive'

    McCain on Ford-class carriers: $12B 'simply too expensive'
    Sen. John McCain took aim at the Ford-class aircraft carrier program Tuesday, telling Navy leaders that Congress should work to "reduce cost and increase competition" in the program. "Twelve billion dollars or more for one ship is simply too expensive,"...
  • Protests to resume at Horsham drone command site

    In 2013, the Air Force and the Pennsylvania National Guard announced the formation of a drone command center in Horsham Township, Montgomery County. The announcement stated that the facilities would be operational by 2015. In response, peace activists...
  • Sen. John McCain: AF plays 'shell game' on budget cuts

    Sen. John McCain has taken on the Navy when it comes to budget overruns on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford. Now he's taking aim at the Air Force. This week, the Arizona Republican fired off a letter to Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James, labeling...
  • Pasadena: Retired pilot changes course by writing, illustrating children's books

    Pasadena: Retired pilot changes course by writing, illustrating children's books
    When Donald Dunkerson was in the 11th-grade, a pilot landed his aircraft on the family farm in Arkansas. Dunkerson was so excited about the prospect of flying in a plane that he asked the pilot for a ride. After fabricating his mother's approval, the...
  • Navy plans fix for catapult problem on carrier Ford

    Navy plans fix for catapult problem on carrier Ford
    The Navy said Thursday it plans to fix the catapults on its newest aircraft carrier so the system doesn't cause too much stress on warplanes fitted with external fuel tanks. Bloomberg News reported that the new catapult system onboard the Gerald R....
  • Iran-backed rebels loot Yemen files about U.S. spy operations

    Iran-backed rebels loot Yemen files about U.S. spy operations
    Secret files held by Yemeni security forces that contain details of American intelligence operations in the country have been looted by Iran-backed militia leaders, exposing names of confidential informants and plans for U.S.-backed counter-terrorism...
  • Afghanistan president's powerful message: Thank you.

    Afghanistan president's powerful message: Thank you.
    Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, came to Washington this week and expressed something that we hadn't heard from his predecessor, Hamid Karzai: gratitude. Ghani praised the sacrifices of American troops who have fought to defend his country...