03/27/14 10:45 AM
MONROE, La. (AP) — CenturyLink has won a contract from the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency in which the company is charged with providing a communications system that could survive a nuclear attack. The News-Star reports (http://tnsne.ws/NZcuFW ) the contract could be worth a total of...
03/26/14 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 25 about top U.S. military officers in the Asia-Pacific region voicing concern about the impact of budget cuts, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea, Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti. A corrected version of...
03/25/14 04:16 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The secretary of the Army said Tuesday he will have the final say on whether a disgraced brigadier general at the center of a sexual misconduct case retires at a lower rank with sharply reduced retirement pay. Facing outraged House Democrats, John McHugh said the case of...
By Rep. Buck McKeon | 03/21/14 11:01 AM
A certain worldview in the White House overlooks reality: The nation doesn’t need a strong military because there are no significant threats to it, and the president can handle any crisis through diplomacy.
By Mark Flatten | 03/21/14 05:18 AM
A parking ticket, traffic citation or involvement in a minor fender-bender are enough to get a person's name and other personal information logged into a massive, obscure federal database run by the U.S. military.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/17/14 07:58 AM
A team of Navy SEALs seized control of an oil tanker from Libyan rebels, the Pentagon announced early Monday. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby, in a statement, said that the operation had been carried out after being approved by President Obama late Sunday evening. The...
By Associated Press | 03/13/14 10:17 AM
An independent commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general has concluded there "is no compelling medical reason" for the U.S. armed forces to prohibit transgender Americans from serving and that President Obama could lift the decades-old ban without approval from Congress, according to a...
By Associated Press | 03/13/14 10:03 AM
Lt. Garlin Murl Conner left the U.S. Army as the second-most decorated soldier during World War II, earning four Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, seven Purple Hearts and the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions during 28 straight months in combat.
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