Defense Secretary Mark Esper listed space, nuclear programs, hypersonic missiles and “a variety of systems” as places Stars and Stripes' funding — slightly more than $15.5 million — could be reinvested in the $705.4 billion Defense Department spending proposal.
The USS Chancellorsville’s transit through the 110-mile-wide waterway that separates Taiwan from mainland China “demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific,” 7th Fleet spokesman Lt. Joe Keiley told Stars and Stripes in an email Sunday.
For 77 years, Fort Ord near Monterey was a sprawling Army base thick with artillery pieces, wooden barracks and infantrymen taking target practice with rifles and machine guns. More than 2 million men and women served there between 1917 and 1994.
With its patriotic colors and gleaming silver panels, the Culinary Outpost food truck opened for business at Fort Hood, Texas, on Thursday, offering soldiers dining facility meals and prices from its rolling kitchen.