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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.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A new Ohio law allows the spouses of transferred military members to collect unemployment benefits if a move forces spouses to quit their jobs. An analysis by the nonpartisan Ohio Legislative Service Commission found about 44 military spouses will claim benefits under the law each year, for a cost of about… Read More
Robots, Artificial Intelligence, Cyberwar, Social Media Battles, 3D printing, bio-enhancements, and a new geopolitical competition; the 21st century is being shaped by a range of exciting, and scary, new trends and technologies. A best selling author described by the Wall Street Journal as “one of Washington’s pre-eminent futurists,” and a consultant for groups that range… Read More
Vice President Pence said in a speech Thursday that the Space Force, which would be the military’s sixth branch, will “prepare for the next battlefield” and “a new generation of threats.”
West Virginians who served their nation and the things they brought home are being honored at the Great Hall of the Culture Center in Charleston. “West Virginians Answering the Call” will run through July 11th. Charles W. Morris is director of museums for the state Division of Culture and History. He tells the Charleston Daily… Read More