Defense Writers Group

(Photo courtesy 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade)Ready at a moment's notice. Marines from the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade conducted a rapid deployment drill at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Aug. 18. The drill is designed to ensure Alert Contingency Marine Air Ground Task Force personnel are able to respond to a crisis swiftly, even in the midst of the COVID pandemic. 

Punishments, and first religious exemptions, for military vaccine refusers

The Marine Corps granted its first two religious exemptions to the military’s vaccine mandate last week. But punitive actions have moved ahead for thousands…

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(Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo/U.S. Navy via AP)This May 18, 2011 photo made available by the U.S. Navy shows the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd in the Pacific Ocean. On Saturday, April 26, 2020, the Navy said the number of sailors aboard the ship confirmed to be infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus has nearly doubled, rising from 18 to 33. (Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo/U.S. Navy via AP)

Navy will likely counsel vaccine-resisting sailors before moving to punitive actions

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Amelia Brust/Federal News NetworkNavy

Flatter defense budgets means Congress will look for savings and legacy cuts

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U.S. Department of Defense/1LT Belena Marquez

COVID-19 throwing a wrench in DHA transition plans

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Adam Smith

Smith: No more corona relief for defense businesses, stop messing with CMO

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Fort Wainwright Public Affairs/Eve BakerFort Wainwright, Ft. Wainwright, military base, army, Alaska

Army creating long-term plan to fix housing issues

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US Army doctor holding stethoscope - studio shot

Internal memo shows Army wants to halt MTF transfers to DHA

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Vanguard

Air Force names three technologies for its futuristic vanguard program

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33rd Fighter Wing/Public Affairs/Senior Airman Stormy ArcherPilots with the 33rd Fighter Wing prepare to take off during exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field, Wis., Aug. 26, 2016. Northern Lightning is a joint total force exercise that gives the Air National Guard, Air Force and Navy a chance to practice offensive counter air, suppression and destruction of enemy air defense and close air support. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stormy Archer)

Air Force getting grasp on pilot shortage, now addressing individual pilot communities

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