Somewhat lost amidst the all the noise in our news cycle and our hyper-partisan political moment is a major development that we should not overlook:
The very significant investment in our military that has been needed for years. Both the House and the Senate have been moving aggressively to pass the 2019 N.D.A.A.—the National Defense Authorization Act.
Amidst the details in this over-$700 billion bill are a fresh round of purchases of:
F-35 lightning fighters—our stealthy fighter jet
Blackhawk Helicopters, and a
Re-investment of in our severely-depleted naval fleet
I want to highlight that we’ll be seeing a green light given for the creation of not one but two new aircraft carriers.
We’ve still got more work to do to get where we need to be—but we’re moving in the right direction finally.
That is good news indeed.Read More »