Military

US Navy Guided Missile Destroyers & Cruiser Naval Ships -- YouTube

Vernuccio’s View: America’s Sinking Navy

The severe effects of eight years of disinvestment are taking hold on the United States Navy, at the same time that massive investment by Russia and China have dramatically increased the threat at sea. America has not been this imperiled […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Solar Storms and the Earth’s Protective Shield – Laura Roberts Artal

Vernuccio’s View: The Imminent EMP Threat

Even as North Korea moves closer to the ability to launch an ICBM against the American homeland, there is a tendency to underestimate the catastrophic effects even a single nuclear warhead could produce. Just one atomic bomb, exploded at the […]

by · October 12, 2016 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Vernuccio’s View: U.S. Politicians Refuse to Acknowledge Military Threat

Vernuccio’s View: U.S. Politicians Refuse to Acknowledge Military Threat

US Politicians Refuse to Acknowledge Military Threat By Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., Esq. It is, perhaps, a question better referred to a psychiatrist than to a policy analyst: why many Americans and Europeans refuse to acknowledge the very real, very significant […]

by · October 5, 2016 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Service Academy Night – October 5th

Service Academy Night – October 5th

U.S. SENATOR KIRSTEN GILLIBRAND, U.S. CONGRESSMAN JOSÉ SERRANO, & BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. PRESENT SERVICE ACADEMY NIGHT Meet representatives from the service academies and local universities: U.S. Military Academy U.S. Naval Academy U.S. Coast Guard Academy U.S. Merchant […]

President Barack Obama

Vernuccio’s View: Collapse of the Obama Doctrine

The Obama doctrine can be described as a unilateral drawdown of U.S. military capabilities around the world.

by · August 31, 2016 · Military, Vernuccio's View
2014_06_18_feat_def_logo

Vernuccio’s View: U.S. Military Technology Edge Fading

U.S. Military Technology Edge Fading Frank V. Vernuccio, Jr., JD The world has noticed that America’s stripped defense budgets have allowed potentially hostile nations to gain the lead in cutting-edge weaponry that could decide the fate of a future conflict. […]

by · August 25, 2016 · Military, Vernuccio's View
Team Bronx (L to R) (Mike Massie, Max Makarczuk, Sheldon Rector and Harris Keane) were joined by PGA Professional, Nick Novak (2nd from the left).

Disabled Vets Tee Up At PGA REACH ‘Secretary’s Cup’

Military Veterans with Disabilities Tee-it-Up at “Secretary’s Cup,” 9-Hole Golf Match Prior to 2016 PGA Championship Week   PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America, hosted the inaugural “Secretary’s Cup,” on Sunday, July 24th at Fiddler’s Elbow […]

by · July 31, 2016 · Military, News, Sports, Veterans
Vernuccio’s View: Russian Nuclear Weapons Modernize while U.S. Arsenal Diminishes

Vernuccio’s View: Russian Nuclear Weapons Modernize while U.S. Arsenal Diminishes

The NATO summit just concluded has sounded the alarm about Russia’s dangerous actions in Europe. The Hague has handed down a decision against China’s aggression in the Pacific (South China Sea). Iran continues to seek nuclear weapons, and North Korea […]

2014_06_18_feat_def_logo

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association To Hold Annual National Reunion in Springfield, MO

The Second (Indianhead) Division Association is searching for veterans who served in the Army’s 2nd Infantry Division at any time.

This Memorial Day

This Memorial Day

Mayor de Blasio delivered remarks at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum Memorial Day wreath laying ceremony.

by · May 30, 2016 · Holidays, Military, News
Memorial Day Salute To Our Service Men and Women

Memorial Day Salute To Our Service Men and Women

In 1873, New York was the first state to designate Memorial Day as a legal holiday.

by · May 30, 2016 · Holidays, Military
2014_06_18_feat_def_logo

Profile America: A Measure of Devotion

On this date 12 years ago, the dedication ceremony for the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. was held.

2014_06_18_feat_def_logo

BREAKING: U.S. Senate has confirmed Eric Fanning to be Army secretary

U.S. Senate has confirmed Eric Fanning to be Army secretary

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers

Featured Veteran: Yesterday’s Immigrants Are Tomorrow’s Soldiers by Gonzalo Duran This week’s featured Veteran is Specialist Jose Javier Castro of the New York State Guard (NYSG). Jose was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in the Bronx. He is […]

Tech Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez, USAF

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective

Women’s History Month: An NCO’s perspective by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell and Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez 31st Fighter Wing Public Affairs 3/18/2016 – AVIANO AIR BASE, Italy — Tech. Sgt. Maribelle Hernandez is a manpower analyst and Bronx, N.Y., native who has served […]