The Mission of the Institute is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense.
The Secretary of Defense has ordered a 90-day review of the military health-care system, spurred by the investigation into treatment delays and secret waiting lists at VA facilities around the country.
China described Vietnam's claim to disputed South China Sea islands as "ridiculous" on Monday, as tension rises over competing claims of sovereignty in waters believed to be rich in oil and natural gas.
Americans consider the Army the most important branch in the U.S. military, followed by the Air Force. The Marines are seen as the most prestigious branch, with the fewest saying that about the Coast Guard.