Rep. Adam Smith said the F-35 "doesn't work particularly well" and is too expensive to maintain. He also bemoaned the U.S. military's long-term dependence on it.
The installation will officially change its name to Vandenberg Space Force Base.
National Guard troops who deployed to the nation’s capital to provide security following the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol Building will be awarded local service ribbons, a defense official said Friday.
A contingent of Green Berets arrived this week in Serbia, where U.S. military commanders are looking to strengthen ties even as Belgrade deepens its connections with rivals China and Russia.
In recent years, Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn commanded the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii, after which he became deputy command general of U.S. Army Pacific Command.