By Charles Hoskinson | 10/01/14 05:02 PM
Saying "we can do better," Hagel ordered facilities identified as having problems to submit plans within 45 days on how those problems would be fixed and said the Pentagon would create unified standards for care and a systemwide process to manage performance.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/30/14 05:37 PM
The Army and Marine Corps spent more than $100 million to return vehicles from Afghanistan that the services no longer needed, instead of destroying them or turning them over to Afghan forces, because those costs were not factored into decisions on what to do with them, the Government...
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/30/14 04:34 PM
The Pentagon pushed back Tuesday against accusations that the Obama administration exaggerated or fabricated the threat from the Khorasan group to justify airstrikes in Syria, saying the al Qaeda offshoot still poses a danger to U.S. interests.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/29/14 02:27 PM
A study estimates that between $780 million and $930 million has been spent since June on the campaign.
By Brian Hughes | 09/24/14 05:51 PM
The dust-up between the president and his generals is the byproduct of an inherent conflict between Obama and those tasked with waging war.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/26/14 12:07 PM
The Pentagon calls it "risk," but it's really Washington's most hotly debated unfunded mandate: the growing gap between the military's budget and what it is being asked to do.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 02:03 PM
The Wall Street Journal reports 72 percent of registered voters said they believe U.S. ground troops will eventually be deployed to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has taken huge chunks of territory in both of those countries.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 11:37 AM
"We have no choice," the Ohio Republican said when asked directly whether U.S. ground troops should be sent if current efforts to defeat the Islamic State using moderate Syrian rebels and Iraqi military forces fails.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 11:10 AM
The use of air power and other resources from the United States and other allies, coupled with ground forces from moderate opposition rebel groups in Syria, is the way to defeat the Islamic State, Blinken said on "Fox News Sunday."
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/26/14 03:17 PM
Pentagon officials had previously estimated the cost at $7.5 million a day, but that was before the campaign was extended to Syria on Monday.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/26/14 01:58 PM
When the U.S. military strikes, its leaders often choose colorful code names for the operation that sometimes stick in history, like Operation Overlord or Rolling Thunder or Desert Storm.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/25/14 06:10 PM
Discussions between U.S. and Chinese military officials have helped avoid further incidents like last month's near-collision between a Chinese fighter jet and a U.S. Navy spy plane, but the dialogue needs to continue to build trust between the two sides, Adm. Samuel Locklear said.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/25/14 05:34 PM
It's GAO's latest criticism of the troubled program, which has been plagued by performance problems since it began 10 years ago.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/25/14 09:08 AM
The United States and its coalition partners have targeted the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's ability to make money from oil in the latest round of airstrikes.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/24/14 11:53 PM
An ambitious effort to equip the Air Force, Marine Corps and Navy with a single combat aircraft, originally billed as a way to be more efficient, will cost $8.8 billion a year to more to operate than the aging planes it will replace, the Government Accountability Office says.
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