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WASHINGTON (AP) — Built to dominate the enemy in combat, the Army's hulking Abrams tank is proving equally hard to beat in a budget battle. Lawmakers from both parties have devoted nearly half a billion dollars in taxpayer money over the past...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 Indiana National Guard members would face temporary furloughs if automatic federal spending cuts take effect next month. Unless Congress heads off the cuts set for March 1, The Journal Gazette reports (http://...
Tags: Layoffs and Downsizing
WASHINGTON (AP) — They fight the war from computer consoles and video screens. But the troops that launch the drone strikes and direct the cyberattacks that can kill or disable an enemy may never set foot in the combat zone. Now, defense officials...
Tags: Defense, Stuxnet Virus, Awards and Prizes, Washington, DC, Iran
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on their service, defense officials said Wednesday....
Tags: U.S. Congress, Iraq, Washington, DC, Politics, Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it might leave no troops in Afghanistan after December 2014, an option that defies the Pentagon's view that thousands of troops may be needed to contain al-Qaida and to strengthen Afghan forces....
WASHINGTON (AP) — One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality — fewer dollars. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is warning troops that it takes just seconds for misconduct to make headlines and fuel the enemy in Afghanistan. Military leaders are pushing commanders to improve discipline in the ranks after a...
Tags: Washington, DC, Armed Forces
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says four Marines were demoted and severely punished for allegedly pushing a prostitute out of a car in Brasilia late last year after a dispute over payment. The incident is similar, but...
NEW YORK (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says that after a decade of war with al-Qaida the potential for another devastating terrorist assault "remains very real." The Pentagon chief spoke Tuesday at ground zero of the Sept. 11 attacks on the...
BOSTON (AP) — A group of gay active and retired military personnel who are married sued the federal government Thursday for the same benefits as straight military couples, arguing it's a matter of justice and national security. The lawsuit filed in...
If there is proof that Hillary Clinton was incompetent, indifferent or conspiratorial, or any combination of the aforementioned, in the Benghazi attack and subsequent scandal, she should never again be given serious consideration as a presidential...
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon estimated that 26,000 members of the military were sexually assaulted in unreported incidents last year — 35% more than in 2010 — a severe trend that senior officials warned could threaten recruiting and...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Justice System, U.S. Senate, Criminals, Assault
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