03/10/14 12:17 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. — A military judge was considering Monday whether a high-ranking lawyer at the Pentagon unlawfully interfered in the case against a brigadier general charged with sexual assault, threatening the closely watched court martial. The latest twist in the case comes at a time when...
By Michael Biesecker | 03/10/14 10:41 AM
The judge in the case against an Army general believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be tried on sex assault charges began considering new evidence Monday that a top lawyer at the Pentagon may have unlawfully interfered in a decision on whether to accept a plea agreement that...
By Michal Conger | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
Poor security and inaccurate records of Army supplies in Afghanistan led to the loss of $586 million in equipment between May 2012 and May 2013, including weapons and other sensitive information. The Army and civilian contractors oversee equipment at storage areas where extra supplies are...
03/06/14 07:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army is investigating sexual abuse allegations against an officer who trains military prosecutors who handle sexual and physical abuse cases, a defense official said Thursday. Lt. Col. Joseph Morse is being investigated by the Army's Criminal Investigation Command for...
03/06/14 01:36 PM
(www.stripes.com) Lt. Col. Joseph “Jay” Morse, who was responsible for Army prosecutorial training and assistance worldwide, was originally removed from his job when a female Army lawyer alleged that Morse attempted to kiss and grope her against her will.
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/05/14 10:01 AM
One of the most vulnerable Democrats in the Senate my have just gotten more vulnerable. In an interview aired Wednesday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said his GOP opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton, feels entitled to the seat because of his service as an Army infantry...
By Michael Biesecker | 03/04/14 08:11 AM
Once a rising star among the U.S. Army's top battle commanders, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is now fighting sexual assault charges that could land him life in a military prison if convicted.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:23 PM
If President Obama were to decide to leave no military advisory force in Afghanistan next year, would Afghan security unravel to the point of enabling a civil war, a Taliban takeover and a return of al-Qaida in such numbers as to pose a 9/11-type threat?
By Pauline Jelinek | 02/27/14 08:37 AM
The Army removed 588 soldiers from sensitive jobs such as sexual assault counselors and recruiters after finding they had committed infractions such as sexual assault, child abuse and drunken driving, officials said Wednesday.
02/26/14 08:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army removed 588 soldiers from sensitive jobs such as sexual assault counselors and recruiters after finding they had committed infractions such as sexual assault, child abuse and drunken driving, officials said Wednesday. The move resulted from orders by Defense...
By Charles Hoskinson | 02/26/14 08:54 AM
It's best not to try to play "I'm smarter than the rest of the media" when you're not.
02/25/14 01:12 PM
Cartoon by Bob Gorrell/Creators Syndicate.
By Lolita Baldor | 02/25/14 08:51 AM
Preliminary results from a survey of the Army's nearly 170,000 women show that only a small fraction of them would like to move into one of the newly opening combat jobs. Those who do want to make the move say they want a job that takes them right into the heart of battle.
By Tim Mak | 02/24/14 05:32 PM
The Pentagon's coming budget request will reduce overall troop strength as the combat mission in Afghanistan recedes and budget restraint dominates the conversation in Washington, top defense officials said Monday. For the first time in more than a decade, the Defense Department is presenting...
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:07 AM
Retired Sgt. 1st Class Melvin Morris, who now lives in Cocoa, Fla., told the Tulsa World President Obama called him Friday to say he was being honored for his actions in Vietnam in September 1969.
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