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Defense Secretary Mark Esper began notifying lawmakers which projects will be canceled in their districts. “It is a slap in the face to the members of the Armed Forces,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said.
The Pentagon says it tested a modified cruise missile that flew “more than 500 kilometers” — a distance prohibited under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty scrapped earlier this month.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered flags in parts of the state lowered to half-staff to honor an Ohio soldier killed in Afghanistan. The Republican governor on Wednesday ordered U.S. and Ohio flags flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds throughout Williams County and at the Ohio Statehouse, the Vern… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill that would require state agencies that issue occupational licenses to grant them to members of the military and their spouses who move to the state. The legislation, which has bipartisan support, is meant to boost Ohio’s reputation as a military-friendly state. It would affect licenses… Read More
Earlier Wednesday, President Trump had congratulated Edward Gallagher and his family on the end of his legal ordeal. In response, they wrote, “Thank you Mr. President for all you have done.”
Lawmakers are still waiting to hear the price tag on this year’s event. Thursday’s celebration is expected to feature military hardware and a speech by President Trump at the Lincoln Memorial.
Multiple interceptors tracked and destroyed a missile carrying a dummy warhead. Advocates claim the test proves the system can provide some defense against countries such as North Korea.
Hundreds of high school seniors bound for the armed forces were honored in Columbus this week. It’s a ceremony conceived by the state school superintendent, and it’s grown dramatically in its first year. Seniors headed for the US Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines were applauded for their decision to enlist, and their families were… Read More
Under the agreement, South Korea will contribute about $890 million a year for the U.S. military presence — less than the billion dollars or more the U.S. had requested.
The court’s decision allows the Pentagon to bar transgender people from joining or remaining in the military while two lower-court rulings that had blocked the policy are appealed.