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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....
WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a sneak attack, but not by the enemy they feared. U.S. Army Capts. Joshua Lawrence and Drew Russell were inside a small command post on an Afghan army base, wrapping up a long day of coordinating the safe arrival of nearly...
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...
Suicide rates in the military are at an all-time high. Pentagon statistics for this year show nearly one service member a day commits suicide. Along with that staggering statistic comes a rise in awareness as Veterans Day approaches. Trent and Lyn...
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DENVER, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana police dog training facility and three of the state's police departments will star in a new National Geographic reality television show that will begin airing in January. Vohne Liche Kennels owner Ken Licklider told...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A firsthand account of the Navy SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden contradicts previous accounts by administration officials, raising questions as to whether the terror mastermind presented a clear threat when SEALs first...
HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The remains of a 23-year-old Marine who was killed in Afghanistan are scheduled to return to Michigan on Friday. A spokesman for Selfridge Air National Guard Base says the body of Lance Cpl. Steven P. Stevens II of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans don't share Rick Santorum's absolutist take on abortion. He's out of step on women in combat. He questions the values of the two-thirds of mothers who work. He's even troubled by something as commonplace as birth...
Chicago Tribune reporterHalf a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a...
WASHINGTON — The White House will go ahead with nominating Marine Gen. John Allen to be top U.S. commander in Europe, following an investigation by the Pentagon inspector general that found his emails with a Florida woman were not improper....
The Hartford CourantThere's good news and bad news for Connecticut in the Pentagon's spending strategy for the next several years, and that reflects what's happening in the state's economy overall. The bad news is that defense spending in the state will decline by about 10...
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