But don't expect taxpayers to rescue adventurers when they fail, either.
Many Democrats and Republicans were outraged when Trump and Biden respectively were found with classified documents. But both sides are missing the point.
Empty displays of ritual militarism are always a waste of time, money, and goodwill, but especially during a pandemic.
Navy Confirms Authenticity of UFO Videos Published by Blink-182 Frontman's Extraterrestrial Research Organization
The videos show a U.S. military jet's encounter with what appears to be a fast-moving, unidentified object.
If the Navy wants people to trust that it's taking steps to be better, less transparency isn't going to help.
America's pink F9F-8 Cougar lives aboard the USS Lexington, a retired naval ship turned private Texas military museum.
Rather than cut defense spending, lawmakers seek armaments the Defense Department does not need.
This is the sort of contretemps that happens when one's military straddles the globe. It need not be a defining moment for anything.
USS Harry Truman the only aircraft carrier in the region
U.S. claims its ship was in international waters
Death toll currently at a little over 2,300
Using fraudulent invoices
Scam involving counterfeit chips
Didn't appear to have any particular people in mind to kill
Rhode Island Naval Base Didn't Inform Anyone About Aaron Alexis' Discussion With Cops About Voices in His Head
Not considered a security threat
Aaron Alexis' name was put through Virginia and FBI background check systems
Thought people in hotel room next door were plotting against him
Cited eight times for misconduct while serving in Navy
Had what was described as an "anger-fueled blackout"
Had been discharged from the military in 2011
One suspected shooter is dead; police seek two more