THE NEW FORTY Our collective scar to bear...
Today is the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. 11 years have come and gone;yet, the images, horror, anger, disgust, and disbelief roll right back into my... Posted on 9/11/12 at 4:01 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Peterson wants clinic named after Beilke
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., wants to name a new Alexandria, Minn., Veterans' Affairs outpatient clinic after a man killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the Pentagon.
Peterson ... Posted on 7/10/09 at 3:13 AM
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Tuesday he was slashing the amount of unpaid leave that 650,000 civilian employees were ordered take this year to six days from 11 in an effort to limit the pain from across-the-board budget cuts.
David Alexander and Phil Stewart
, August 07, 2013
The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee says she opposes the force-feeding of terror suspects at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and is pressing the Pentagon to establish a more humane treatment.
By all means, increase our air and naval assets in Asia, but leave the Army and the Marines free to concentrate on the area where they have been so heavily engaged in the last decade and are likely to remain engaged for years to come.
Officials conceded, however, that after the killings of two U.S. officers inside the Afghan interior ministry on Saturday, the U.S. is not ready to allow its advisers to return to work at the Afghan offices.
Due to the disappointment of the Global Hawk, U-2 spy plane will be sticking around The lineup of weapons the Pentagon has picked to fit President Barack Obama’s new forward-looking defense strategy, called “Priorities for 21st Century Defense,” features relics of the past.
VIDEO: Scroll to bottom of article to view A Massachusetts man with a degree in physics was charged Wednesday with plotting to blow up the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol using remote-controlled airplanes filled with explosives.
Pressured to slash government spending, a Senate panel today unanimously approved a $513 billion bill that freezes the Pentagon budget at this year's amount, slicing some $26 billion from President Barack Obama's request.
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