By Michal Conger | 12/04/13 07:33 PM
An Army investigation into an unfinished Marine command center at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan raises further questions about whether the Army knowingly wasted taxpayer money on the $34 million project, according to the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. Special...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/21/13 10:40 AM
In a surprise move, Afghan President Hamid Karzai appeared to pour cold water on the chances for an immediate security deal with the U.S., saying that because of the mistrust' between him and Washington, any agreement should wait until his successor is elected. “The agreement should be...
By Ashe Schow | 11/19/13 04:37 PM
In what seems to be a reverse Abercrombie & Fitch policy, the Army wants to use Images of “average-looking women” to promote the military, according to an internal email obtained by Kate Brannen of Politico. “In general, ugly women are perceived as competent while pretty women are...
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/19/13 03:56 PM
Obama administration officials are prepared to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan long enough for today's second-graders to have a shot at fighting in what is already America's longest war, according to a draft U.S.-Afghan agreement obtained by NBC News.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/19/13 02:56 PM
Smugglers have a "very sophisticated" operation for trafficking into the United States through a route that leads, of all places, through the headquarters of U.S. Army intelligence in Arizona. "That smuggling operation going through there is very, very sophisticated," former U.S. Border Patrol...
By Michal Conger | 11/13/13 06:17 PM
An Afghan contractor with ties to insurgent groups -- one the Army should have cut ties with last year -- was given access to a U.S. facility, according to the special inspector general for Afghan reconstruction. The Zurmat Group is one of 43 contractors in Afghanistan the Army has refused to...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 10:10 AM
DENVER (AP) — An Army National Guardsman from Fountain pleaded guilty on Tuesday to stealing from the government for collecting recruiting bonuses he wasn't entitled to.
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/12/13 01:35 PM
President Obama and Vice President Biden on Tuesday had lunch with active duty service members at a Washington, D.C., restaurant to thank them for their service and listen to their concerns and issues. “This is an opportunity to thank these women and men for their service, and to hear...
11/12/13 09:24 AM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A U.S. Army veteran who turned his life around after struggling with drug addiction is fighting his deportation, saying he should not have been expelled last year for a minor criminal record after honorably serving his country and living here legally for more than 50 years.
By Tim Mak | 11/11/13 01:44 PM
This is the last Veterans Day that America will mark with combat troops still stationed in Afghanistan, and the country's sense of apathy over that war and those still fighting it has only grown over a dozen years of conflict.
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