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.
Former members of the military who served in Iraq and Afghanistan now make up 14 percent of the San Diego regional veteran population, and 5 percent countrywide.
The nation is paying attention to the change.
Vice Adm. John M. Richardson relieved Vice Adm. John J. Donnelly as Commander, Submarine Forces/Submarine Force Atlantic/Allied Submarine Command during a change of command and retirement ceremony Friday at Naval Station Norfolk.
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and the U.S Missile Defense Agency announced the successful completion of an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense intercept flight test, in cooperation with the U.S. Navy, off the coast of Kauai, Hawaii.
China is expanding its military reach by sending, for the first time, a marine unit of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to train with another country in an upcoming exercise with Thailand's armed forces.