PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart — and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department said Wednesday it is canceling plans to buy additional cargo helicopters from the Russian arms export agency that has supplied Syrian President Bashar Assad’s military forces with arms and […]
MIRAMAR (CNS) – One day before it was supposed to start, the annual Miramar Air Show became a casualty of the government shutdown today, with the military announcing its cancellation. “The timing couldn’t be worse […]
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Even as the Army faces shrinking budgets, an audit shows it paid out $16 million in paychecks over a 2 ½-year period to soldiers designated as AWOL or as deserters, the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two officials say police are looking into the possibility of a second shooter at the Washington Navy Yard where several people were killed. A Defense Department official and a law enforcement official […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned lawmakers Wednesday of severe and unacceptable effects on the U.S. military if Congress doesn’t end the automatic spending cuts projected to slice $52 billion from the defense […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – More than 650,000 civilian Defense Department workers will begin taking the first of their 11 unpaid days off next week, but the cut in salary they will see in the three months […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House Republican says U.S. military forces weren’t in a position to help those under attack at a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya because the State Department had failed to ask […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of debate and number-crunching, the Defense Department announced plans Tuesday to furlough about 680,000 of its civilian employees for 11 days through the end of this fiscal year, allowing only […]
(AP) – As of Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at least 2,045 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of the country in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Looming across-the-board budget cuts present the U.S. military with the most significant readiness crisis in more than a decade and quick action is needed to avoid the spending reductions, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a $633 billion defense bill for next year that would tighten penalties on Iran to thwart its nuclear ambitions and bulk up security at diplomatic missions worldwide after the deadly Sept. 11 raid in Libya.