Department Of Defense Call With Japan And Republic of Korea

By Tiffany Williams – On Friday, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Ely Ratner, ROK Deputy Minister for National Defense Policy Kim Man-gi, and Japanese Director General for Defense Policy Masuda Kazuo had a conference call. During their call they talked about the threat posed by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea…

Former U.S. Navy Captain Pleads Guilty To Bribery Of A Public Official

By Tiffany Williams – Today, in the U.S. District Court in San Diego, former U.S. Navy Captain Donald Hornbeck pleaded guilty to bribery of a public official. Hornbeck who directed the operations of all combatant ships in the Seventh Fleet, accepted at least $67,830 in extravagant dinners, hotels, parties and prostitutes from foreign defense contractor…

National Guard Instituting Changes to Combat Sexual Assault And Harassment

By Tiffany Williams – On Thursday the Department of Defense on Thursday announced that the National Guard is instituting changes to better combat sexual assault and harassment in the ranks. On Wednesday, Army Gen. Daniel Hokanson chief of the National Guard Bureau told the House Armed Services military personnel subcommittee that the Guard will emphasize…