Category National Guard

Thornberry Unveils Pentagon Reform Package

Excerpts: “It always concerns me a lot if DoD or any other agency ignores the law,” Thornberry said. “I believe very strongly that when we put something into law, when it’s signed into law by the President, then it is the law of the U.S. And you may like it or you may not like […]

Make No Mistake, China Really Does Want To Dominate The Pacific

Excerpts: Importantly, the erosion of U.S. military and naval supremacy is also being accelerated by China’s successful political warfare strategy and America’s sluggish response. Beijing is waging a whole-of-society “total competition.” The techno-nationalist approach seeks to achieve economic preeminence on the back of emerging information-centric technologies like 5G, artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D manufacturing, and quantum computing. All […]

FY2021 Defense Budget Request PDF & Press Release

fy2021_Budget_Request fy2021_Press_Release (1) The budget request and press release are attached at link above. RCP

HASC’s Thornberry On POTUS’s FY2021 Defense Budget

HOME  |  ABOUT  |  NEWS  |  CONTACT For Immediate Release: February 10, 2020 Contact: Claude Chafin (202) 226-3988 THORNBERRY ON PRESIDENT’S FY2021 BUDGET REQUEST WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on the President’s budget request for FY2021. “The President’s DOD budget request for FY21 is consistent with the bipartisan budget […]

Leaked Document Outlines All The Ways The Army Would Suffer If Congress Doesn’t Pass A Budget

Leaked document outlines all the ways the Army would suffer if Congress doesn’t pass a budget · November 26, 2019 cash rules everything around me Haley Britzky November 26, 2019 at 05:20 PM news Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy. (Andrew Harnik/Associated Press) An internal Army document obtained by Task & Purpose lays out the many ways […]

Damaging Defense: Thornberry On New CR; Debilitating Impacts Of CR

For Immediate Release: November 13, 2019 Contact: Claude Chafin (202) 226-3988 DAMAGING DEFENSE: THORNBERRY ON NEW CR DEBILITATING IMPACTS OF CR WIDELY REPORTED WASHINGTON- Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, made the following statement on reports that an additional Continuing Resolution will extend until December 20th: “Reports that the next […]

The U.S. Military Needs To Fix This If It Wants Any Shot At Winning A War With China

The U.S. Military Needs to Fix This If It Wants Any Shot at Winning a War with China The National Interest · by David Axe · August 31, 2019 The U.S. military’s fleet of sealift ships is too small reliably to resupply farflung American forces in the event of a major war. And the U.S. Navy lacks the […]

Secretary Of Defense Esper Delegation Of Duties

  Esper Delegation of Duties 07/23/2019 06:21 PM EDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-192-19 July 23, 2019 Esper Delegation of Duties Statement from Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman: Following strong, bipartisan confirmation by the U.S. Senate, the President appointed Dr. Mark T. Esper to be the 27th Secretary of Defense. Secretary Esper has been sworn in […]

Summary Of House Floor Activity Re The NDAA

From: Peter Huessy <> Date: July 13, 2019 at 3:48:21 PM EDT To: Subject: Summary of House Floor Activity re the NDAA Summary of House Floor Activity re the NDAA The bill passed Friday with 220 votes with the entirety of the Republican caucus voting no along with 8 Democratic members of the House. During consideration of the […]

Pentagon Transition Plan Underscores Leadership Upheaval

Excerpts: The rules surrounding Esper’s nomination have helped unleash a dizzying game of musical chairs at the Pentagon and intensified uncertainty in the department’s most senior ranks. This week, the admiral confirmed to become the Navy’s top officer stepped down because of his association with an officer accused of inappropriate treatment of female personnel. Many […]