Two advocacy groups, Protect Our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center are suing the U.S. military for records pertaining to sexual assault and the military justice system. The groups filed suit with the Federal Court in Connecticut against the Department of Defense as well as the Department of Homeland Security “to release records related to gender More »
Naval Special Warfare Command
Naval Special Warfare (NSW) is comprised of approximately 8,900 total personnel, including more than 2,400 active-duty Special Warfare Operators, known as SEALs, 700 Special Warfare Boat Operators, also known as Special Warfare Combatant-craft Crewmen (SWCC), 700 reserve personnel, 4,100 support personnel and more than 1,100 civilians.
Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC or “WARCOM”) is a component command of the United States Special Operations Command (US SOCOM). WARCOM is headquarterd in San Diego, Calif. and leads the Navy’s special operations force and the maritime component of SOCOM.
The Chinese continued to act more aggressively in the Pacific, the latest bellicose move by Beijing was a series of military exercises in the Western Pacific in what Chinese officials described as “island encirclement patrols” over Taiwan by their air forces. These latest drills came just a week after a spokesperson for the People’s Liberation More »
The 118th playing of the Army-Navy game was an instant classic, on and off the field. Played in a snowstorm, one could say that the Army finally found a camouflage uniform that worked the way it was supposed to. And in a year where the Army’s West Point came under a lot of scrutiny for More »
During the awful morning at Pearl Harbor in 1941, there were many acts of bravery that were noted by the military and the sailors were decorated for helping save many of their fellow sailor’s lives. Others were never acknowledged. The Navy and the Pentagon is finally going to recognize the courage and bravery of boatswain’s More »
With the Cold War with Russia reheating again, the Pentagon is planning on dusting off the former air base in Keflavik, Iceland and refurbishing it to keep an eye on Russia’s new submarines. The modernization of hangars at the Naval Air Station in Keflavik is a $14.4 million-dollar upgrade which will house more of the More »
The Ministry of Defense of Argentina released a more detailed timeline for their missing submarine on Tuesday. The military said that the captain of the vessel reported that water had entered thru the ship’s snorkel causing a battery to short-circuit before an explosion-like anomaly was detected underwater 10 hours later near the ship’s last known More »
A federal court has ruled that the U.S. military must begin accepting transgender service members by January 1. On Monday, the court issued a clarification to the preliminary injunction that the court imposed on President Donald Trump’s transgender policy. Last month, a judge on the U.S. District Court ruled that the president’s order to ban new transgender recruits More »
The U.S. Navy is investigating an accident where a transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan with three of the people missing. “Search and rescue efforts for three personnel continue with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force More »
Three service members working for the White House Communications Agency have been reassigned from their jobs and could lose their security clearances amid an investigation into alleged improper contact with foreign women during President Trump’s tour through Asia earlier this month, according to a report on Tuesday. The Washington Post first reported the story. The More »