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Japan Augments Alliance Capabilities, But More Needs To Be Done

February 22, 2020 by

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By Bruce Klingner ~ Since returning as prime minister of Japan in 2012, Shinzo Abe has fulfilled long-standing promises to develop new military capabilities and expand its security role in the region and globally. Abe has enacted an impressive list of national security initiatives and has overseen a moderate increase in the country’s defense budget. […]

People Who Hate Their Country Won’t Serve It

January 19, 2020 by

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Is it any wonder that our military lacks representation from urban and coastal population centers? ~ Brian Mark Weber ~     There was a time in America when each generation learned about love of country and the importance of service. It didn’t matter whether a kid grew up in the Bronx or in a small […]

US Military Strength Rated ‘Marginal’ As China, Russia On Move

October 31, 2019 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ America’s military is stronger than before, but lacks the capacity to fight more than one war with a major power as adversaries such as China and Russia grow more ambitious, according to the 2020 Index of U.S. Military Strength. The Heritage Foundation released the 500-page report Wednesday, grading all four branches […]

Forged By The Sea, And Centuries Of Devotion To The American People

October 13, 2019 by

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By Emma Watkins and Jack Penders ~ “The Navy has both a tradition and a future ? and we look with pride and confidence in both directions.” – Admiral George Anderson, 1961 Sunday, Oct. 13, marks the 244th birthday of the United States Navy. The Navy has evolved significantly from its colonial seafaring roots, but its […]

Coast Guard Birthday

August 4, 2019 by

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On Aug. 4, 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard was created by Congress. Happy Birthday and Semper Paratus! ~ Publius  ~    On Aug. 4, 1790, the U.S. Coast Guard was created by Congress, which authorized Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton to build a small fleet of 10 cutters to protect the coast. As the Coast Guard […]

Troop Bill Off Base for Trump, GOP

July 15, 2019 by

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Plus Bonus! 2 more articles: · Trump Judges Hit a Home Run in the Ninth · Will Religious Freedom Survive In Syria?  ~ Tony Perkins ~    These days, there aren’t a lot of things Congress does on time. That’s what makes the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) so unique. For 58 straight years – […]

Trump Salutes America, Triggering Leftists

July 6, 2019 by

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The president honors America’s military in the Independence Day celebration.  ~ Thomas Gallatin  ~    It wasn’t all about President Donald Trump, as many Leftmedia talkingheads bitterly alleged. Rather, Trump’s “Salute to America” Independence Day parade was a celebration of our country. In his speech, Trump highlighted our nation’s history as one founded and grounded […]