United States House Committee on Armed Services
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — When Jerral Hancock came home from the Iraq war missing one arm, with another that barely worked and a paralyzed body that was burned all over, he was a hero to […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — With broad support from Republicans and Democrats, a House committee Wednesday approved legislation to tackle the growing problem of sexual assault in the armed forces by taking away the power of military […]
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) — Tennnnnn-hut, ladies! The next time Uncle Sam comes calling, he’s probably going to want you, too. The lifted ban on women in combat has opened the door to change the law for only men between age 18-25 to register for a military draft.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sexual misconduct within the Air Force’s ranks is a “cancer” that the service is committed to eradicating, the Air Force’s top officer said Wednesday at the first congressional hearing into a sex scandal at a training headquarters in Texas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s top military leaders warned Congress in unusually stark terms that failure to pass a 2013 defense budget plus automatic budget cuts has pushed the Pentagon to the brink of a crisis.