Navy

US Military: Bad Publicity Is Hurting Recruiting. Lawmakers: Fix Your Problems

As services miss end-strength and accession goals, senators at personnel hearing have some blunt suggestions.

Lawmakers Highlight ‘Urgency’ To Train Aussie Submariners As AUKUS Celebrates One Year

“Whether you’re developing a workforce to build it or those to operate it, the sooner we begin that training pipeline, the better off we will be,” Rep. Donald Norcross said.

Ukraine War Offers Clues to Future War, Joint Chiefs Chairman Says

Don’t expect any more tank columns massing on highways like sitting ducks.

No Abortion Access for 40 Percent of Female Troops, Study Finds

RAND says it’s “not unreasonable” that the lack of abortion access will make women more likely to leave service.

US Trained Ukrainian Missileers Who Sunk Russian Warship, Pentagon Official Says

Bill LaPlante also praised the quick “innovation” that delivered truck-mounted Harpoon missiles to Ukraine.

Iran Tries To Steal More Drone Boats In Mideast Waters

The crew tried to hide the drones under tarps as a U.S. helicopter approached, a U.S. defense official said.

Marines Hone Future Concepts with Dune Buggies, Liaison Officers, and Many Radios

The giant RIMPAC exercise helped the Corps test their newest type of agile unit within a multinational force.