By Charles Hoskinson | 09/19/14 01:43 PM
The U.S. military is more top-heavy than it ever has been, after decades of adding generals and admirals while the enlisted ranks shrank and budget cuts forced many lower-ranking officers out of the service.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/21/14 03:45 PM
"Now we need a signed security agreement and a NATO [status of forces agreement], both of which should be accomplished fairly quickly," said U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14 01:23 PM
The Senate Intelligence Committee chairwoman said that Congress must reconvene after the November election to debate a measure authorizing President Obama to use military force in the Middle East.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/20/14 01:14 PM
Department of Defense officials operate an estimated 500,000 properties around the world that are worth in excess of $828 billion.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/18/14 02:18 PM
The Pentagon has asked Congress to shift $1 billion from the Army's budget to pay for President Obama's dispatch of 3,000 troops to west Africa to help limit the spread of the Ebola virus.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/17/14 06:39 PM
Six communication towers were built in Afghanistan at a cost to U.S. taxpayers of more than $6.5 million, despite the fact that the Pentagon didn't want them and Afghan officials couldn't use them.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 08:42 PM
"We're laying the groundwork to hit the ground running" after the elections, said Sen. James Inhofe, ranking Republican on the Armed Services Committee.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/17/14 04:57 PM
Chinese hackers have penetrated the computer networks of contractors critical to moving U.S. troops and equipment around the world in time of crisis, potentially giving Beijing access to every move the military makes, according to a report released Wednesday by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
By Paul Bedard | 09/17/14 04:11 PM
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, a leading 2016 GOP presidential contender, on Wednesday ripped President Obama's military spending and troop cuts, charging that he has "failed the first test of leadership as commander-in-chief."
By Susan Crabtree | 09/17/14 01:16 PM
"After a decade of massive ground deployments, it is more effective to use our unique capabilities in support of partners on the ground so they can secure their own countries' futures," he said. "And that's the only solution that will succeed over the long term."
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 01:36 PM
Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Tuesday he would recommend sending U.S. combat troops back into Iraq if the administration's coalition-building strategy fails to curb the threat from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/15/14 09:07 PM
Missile Defense Agency officials overpaid for a contract by millions of dollars because they ignored the findings of the Pentagon office charged with overseeing such negotiations.
By Charles Hoskinson | 09/16/14 06:14 AM
The House appears likely to give President Obama the authority he sought to arm and train Syrian rebels, but without the $500 million he sought to pay for it and with strict controls.
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 06:36 PM
President Obama will head to Tampa this week to meet with U.S. military commanders who will likely be involved in American efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The president will spend Tuesday night in Tampa, the White House announced Sunday afternoon. On Wednesday, Obama...
By Jennifer Peebles | 09/14/14 11:58 AM
John R. Allen, who retired from the Marine Corps last year as a four-star general, "will help build and sustain the coalition so it can operate across multiple lines of effort in order to degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State, Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement this...
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