Defense Secretary James Mattis has called on the National Guard Association of the United States and the Defense Department to beef up lethality and readiness measures by strengthening the country's ties with existing allies and creating new ones, DoDNews reported Sunday.
Gen. David Goldfein, the new U.S. Air Force chief of staff, has highlighted command and control, joint leaders development and squadron composition review as his top three objectives at the military’s air component, Air Force Times reported Monday. Valerie Insinna writes the Air Force’s new top general is also set …Read More »
Leaders from several defense and aerospace trade groups have called on Congress to begin negotiations on a bipartisan multi-year budget deal for fiscal year 2016 in order to prevent a continuing resolution that would extend current funding levels. In a letter published Monday on the National Defense Industrial Association website, executives from NDIA and …Read More »
Almost 50,000 National Guard members nationwide are among the 650,000 military civilian employees who began taking unpaid furlough days this week as a result of the sequestration, USA Today reported Thursday. Gregg Zoroya writes that full-time National Guard soldiers and airmen who hold “dual-status military technicians” designation can be subject …Read More »