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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...
Tags: Sales, Elections, U.S. Congress, Lima (Peru), Chuck Hagel
WSBT-TVSaturday marked the first full day of the sequester. The drastic federal budget slashing plan resulting in $85 billion in across-the-board cuts are coming and they will arrive first at school systems near military bases and on Native American...
Military and education would take big hits in Indiana from automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take effect this week, according to a report the White House issued Sunday. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own...
South Bend TribuneThough not set to take effect until Friday, the automatic cuts to defense and domestic spending known as the sequester, negotiated back in 2011 as part of a deal to raise the debt ceiling, already are having an effect on the economy and national security,...
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (AP) — Dead mice laced with painkillers are about to rain down on Guam's jungle canopy. They are scientists' prescription for a headache that has caused the tiny U.S. territory misery for more than 60 years: the brown...
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: Security, Iran, Pakistan, Washington, DC, Armed Conflicts
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) — 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....
South Bend TribuneWASHINGTON -- Racing against the clock, the White House reached agreement with congressional Republicans late Monday on a deal to prevent across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts to government programs from taking effect at midnight, according...
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...
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