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 Ashe Schow | 11/21/13 12:59 PM
It's a historic day for the U.S. Marine Corps, with three women set to become the first to graduate from the demanding enlisted infantry course. Pfc. Julia Carroll, Pfc. Christina Fuentes Montenegro and Pfc. Katie Gorz were to graduate today at the Marine Corps School of Infantry, Camp Geiger,...
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...
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.
By James Jay Carafano | 11/08/13 06:54 AM
America is already fighting in cyberspace. Look for more, not fewer, engagements in the years ahead. But the Pentagon should worry less about a cyber Pearl Harbor and more about losing the daily slog in the cyber-trenches. The cyber threat is a serious national security issue. Indeed, it’s a...
By Michael O'Hanlon | 11/08/13 05:14 AM
We live in oxymoronic times. Everyone recognizes the need for a streamlined, more efficient Pentagon. Yet Congress won't let the Department of Defense close another base or increase the copayments military families make for their very generous health insurance plans. Continuing resolutions and...
11/07/13 10:18 AM
The nation's top military officers are warning that automatic budget cuts will compromise the armed services' ability to defend the U.S. and could cause higher casualties.
By James Jay Carafano | 11/01/13 08:29 PM
Capt. Tom Shanahan didn’t need a full crew. At least, that’s what the Pentagon told him. After all, his ship—the USS Canisteo—was in port for repairs. As the months passed, the Navy assigned more and more Canisteo crew members elsewhere. By the time repairs were complete, Shanahan...
By Associated Press | 10/28/13 12:48 PM
A number of military personnel are turning to the surgical procedure to remove excess fat from around the waist so they can pass the Pentagon's body fat test, which can determine their future prospects in the military.
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