Cecil Haney

STRATCOM Chief Adm. Cecil Haney Urges Investment in Long-Range Stealth Bomber

Cecil Haney U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of U.S. Strategic Command, has told a House Armed Services Committee hearing that the Air Force needs to replace the ageing B-2 and ...
John McHugh

Army Sec. John McHugh: Majority in Congress Seeks to Address Sequestration in FY 2016

John McHugh U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh has expressed optimism that Congress would prevent another round of sequestration in fiscal year 2016, National Defense magazine reported ...
Ashton Carter

Ashton Carter: Obama Administration to Review US Drawdown Plan in Afghanistan

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has said the Obama administration is open to reviewing its plan to withdraw all U.S. forces from Afghanistan by January 2017, Bloomberg ...
Maj. Gen. Mark Ediger

Maj. Gen. Mark Ediger Nominated for Role as US Air Force Surgeon General

Maj. Gen. Mark Ediger Maj. Gen. Mark Ediger, deputy surgeon general of the U.S. Air Force, has been nominated for assignment as surgeon general of the service. Defense Secretary Ash ...
Ashton Carter

Senate Confirms Ashton Carter as Defense Secretary

Ashton Carter The Senate voted Thursday to confirm Ashton Carter as the country’s next defense secretary in the same week that Congress received an authorization request from ...
Sean Filipowski

Sean Filipowski Assigned as Senior Military Adviser for Cyber

Sean Filipowski Rear Adm. Sean Filipowski, director of the warfare integration directorate within the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, has been assigned as senior military adviser ...
virtual training

Government Business Council: US Military Could Bolster Readiness with Increased Virtual Training

Government Business Council conducted research that indicates the U.S. military could boost its readiness and reduce costs by more than $1.7 billion over five years with virtual training. The ...
military in training

Panel Puts Forth Military Retirement Reform Proposals

A panel tasked to examine the military’s retirement benefits system has sent a proposal to Capitol Hill that would put troops placed at boot camp in the Thrift Savings Plan, ...
Gen. Ray Odierno

Ray Odierno: US Army Readiness, Training in Danger if Sequestration Returns in 2016

Ray Odierno Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno has expressed concern over the future of the service’s readiness and capabilities if sequestration returns in 2016, the Army Times ...
Gen. Martin Dempsey

Gen. Martin Dempsey: US Still Lacking in Cyber-Risk Safeguards

Gen. Martin Dempsey Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thinks U.S. government, military and private organizations have not done enough to prevent cyber ...