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When the U.S. sought to assure Asian allies that it would defend them against potential aggression by North Korea this spring, the Pentagon deployed its top-of-the-line jet fighter, the F-22 Raptor. But only two of the jets were sent screaming through...
Two congressmen from Hampton Roads who chair panels on the House Armed Services Committee have received the Navy's Distinguished Public Servant Award, the highest civilian honor the service can bestow. Reps. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, and Rep. Rob...
The U.S. military is a culture unto itself, with its own set of rules and conduct. While the vast, vast majority in the service behave as proud and honorable heroes, the plague of sexual assaults in the armed forces is a disturbing trend. Rep....
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ReutersBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - A powerful U.S. lawmaker said on Monday he was including a provision seeking to rein in the amount corporate executives can make from military contracts in the fiscal 2014 defense spending bill that...
Soldiers from the 143rd Military Police Company of West Hartford returned from a year-long deployment in Afghanistan Wednesday, the first of several homecomings that will occur this summer as the military continues its exit strategy from America's longest...
Lawmakers are right to make stricter penalties for military personnel found guilty of sexually assault against other veterans. The House Armed Services Committee began consideration on Wednesday of a sweeping, $638 billion defense policy bill for the...
Daily American Staff WriterJOHNSTOWN — Buckling into an ejection seat for an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, listening to a demonstration about military manpower-reducing technology and seeing a biometrics center lab in action — politicians from both sides of the aisle...
Paula Coughlin was grocery shopping in Jacksonville, Fla., when I caught up with her on the phone this week. If anyone has an interesting perspective on the U.S. military’s absurd inability to deal with sexual assault, it’s Coughlin. She is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House release of some 100 pages of emails and notes about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, last year has failed to satisfy congressional Republicans, who are demanding more information....
Rep. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, submitted testimony to the House Committee on Armed Services regarding the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2014. Rep. Vargas addressed numerous issues, all of which he said are top priorities for his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the months leading up to the killing of Osama bin Laden, veteran intelligence analyst Robert Cardillo was given the nickname "Debbie Downer." With each new tidbit of information that tracked bin Laden to a high-walled compound...
WASHINGTON — Confronted with a mass hunger strike and the use of forced feedings to keep inmates from starving, President Obama broke a long silence on the military prison for suspected foreign terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, declaring it "not...
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