New competitors and the rapid advance of technology have changed the character of military competition, and the US military has to change with it.
The Navy’s senior officer wants a larger and better fleet sooner to compete with other countries, but says the cost is yet to be determined.
The Marine Corps updated its separation policy in wake of the Marines United scandal.
The Navy is implementing its leadership framework, just as the Marine Corps photo scandal is getting bigger.
The Navy is trying to instill character and creativity in its sailors with a new leadership program.
The Navy is scrapping its decision to eliminate dozens of enlisted sailors’ job titles, including many that end in “man,” after hitting an onslaught of opposition from the force
The Chief of Naval Operations is in charge of manning, training and equipping the Navy. And Adm. John Richardson, the current CNO, says that means civilians too. In a bit of an unusual step for a military service chief, Richardson issued his own framework for improving the health of the civilian workforce on Friday.
Bonuses for military pilots have not risen since 1999 and it may be hurting retention rates, since commercial airlines offer higher pay.
The military service chiefs say continuing resolutions are keeping them from planning ahead and costing them money.
The question for Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson is how tough and accountable the Navy will be about itself as the Fat Leonard scandal widens.
Federal Drive with Tom Temin interviews military commanders and agency leaders at the 2016 Sea-Air-Space Expo.
It’s the Navy’s job to protect American interests anywhere on the globe. That job is quite a bit different than it was in the Cold War, when the nation had different strategic and budget priorities. Adm. John Richardson is seven months into his post as Chief of Naval Operations. Richardson joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin at the Sea Air Space expo at the Gaylord National Convention Center, in National Harbor, Maryland.
Navy Adm. John Richardson told a meeting with hundreds of service members at a Pearl Harbor pier the Navy might increase paternity leave for new fathers.
Newly-released results of three parallel investigations into last September’s Washington Navy Yard shootings point to serious gaps in the government’s own security process. But the Navy’s review finds the killings could have been prevented if the shooter’s employer had disclosed troubling details about his recent behavior.