Pentagon and Congress

Marine Corps Times News Feed
  1. The money was designed to help retain employees with in-demand skills but was awarded improperly to 170 senior officials.
  2. Paychecks to troops could be delayed next month unless lawmakers pass measures to guarantee military pay.
  3. The federal union representing VA workers insists that teleworking is a boon for recruiting, morale and productivity.
  4. Zelenskyy visited Washington hoping to secure more and better US aid for Ukraine. But many of his pleas fell on deaf ears as Republican opposition grows.
  5. After the Senate confirmed three joint chiefs, Democrats are strategizing how to confirm the hundreds of other military nominees held up by Tuberville.
  6. The $826-billion GOP bill to fund the Defense Department faces opposition from all House Democrats and a handful of key Republican lawmakers.
  7. The number of overdue cases hasn't been that high since 2014.
  8. The Senate is expected to fill three vacancies on the Joint Chiefs of Staff — including the chairman post — after a surprise breakthrough Wednesday.
  9. 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' repealed 12 years ago today, forced thousands of LGBTQ+ troops to leave the military under less than honorable circumstances.
  10. President Joe Biden has made his case before the U.N. General Assembly that the world must remain united in defending Ukraine against Russian aggression.


From World War II to Operation Desert Storm. The "Fighting Shamrocks" from VMSB to VMFA have served and sacrificed gallantly every time it has been called upon. From the cold inside the Artic Circle at Bodo Norway to the heat and dirt of Balıkesir Turkey. Shamrocks have left their mark.


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