Defense cutbacks became less of a theory and more of a reality Wednesday, as Boeing announced the planned closure of one of its oldest airplane plants in Kansas and a separate report indicated a coming reduction of the Air Force's fleet.
An Army Sergeant employed at West Point Military Academy has been charged with secretly videotaping female cadets in the school's showers and locker rooms.
The White House is denying a plan to release high-ranking Taliban officials held in Guantanamo Bay in exchange for an agreement by the Afghan insurgency to open a political office to begin peace negotiations in Qatar.
Sometimes the military would prefer its enemies writhing in pain as opposed to dead on the ground. For times like that, it enlists the Joint Non-Lethal Directorate, which produces a reference book of in-use and next-generation fantasy weapons for the military.
This week, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is poised to deliver a humbling assessment of America's military capabilities in a budget plan to the White House, reports The New York Times.
Forget about peace and tranquility to start the new year: Iran said it successfully-test-fired two long-range missiles over the Strait of Hormuz Monday, one day after it announced the successful testing of its first domestically-produced nuclear fuel rod.
There are three ways to look at the Obama administration's historic arms deal with Saudia Arabia announced earlier today: Through the lens of geopolitics, domestic politics, or both.
Iran has vowed to "mass produce" the high-tech U.S. drone it recovered two weeks ago but defense experts are laughing the claim out of the room.
The sharpest minds in unmanned aerial aircrafts are being hauled out to scrutinize the high-resolution photographs taken by Iranian officials of the fallen U.S. drone captured in Iran last Thursday.
Officials at Dover Air Force Base have revealed that they dumped the partial, cremated remains of at least 274 American soldiers into a Virginia landfill, finally putting a number to unfortunate "gross mismanagement" at the military mortuary.
The awkward process of withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq was underscored by the violence and confusion during Vice President Joe Biden's visit to the country this week.
In a rare on-the-record interview, the U.S. military is refuting the revisionist account of the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound published this month by former Navy SEAL Chuck Pfarrer.
South Carolina's Jim DeMint initially the only senator who opposed passing a portion of President Obama's job's plan that gives businesses tax credits for hiring veterans.
The outrage over the gross mismanagement of the remains of U.S. troops at Dover Air Force base is centering on two unfortunate aspects: dishonor for America's war dead and the way the mortuary's well-meaning whistle-blowers were treated.
The growing consensus on how the 12-member panel will plans to cut $1.2 trillion from the federal deficit is starting to look like a big win for the Defense Department, which has could see its budget slashed by hundreds of billions of dollars if there is no deal.
Wired reports every keystroke typed by drone pilots is being recorded
There are more recruits, but they still need help of American forces
With the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell this week, the U.S. joins the list
Fox News mentioned the law's repeal 16 times compared to 66 times at CNN
Soldiers come out in national media after decades in the closet
The Obama administration plans to keep historic moment low-key
Taiwan will have to settle for upgrades rather than new models
Captain Owen Honors won't be kicked out of the Navy for filming the videos
Republican highlight his military service record against Obama
He's clearly sticking to his favored explanation device
Romney, Bachmann, Pawlenty have a chance to change perceptions
Addresses former fighters saying they're "able to see us but we were not able to see you"
Little he can do to lower the unemployment rate--except offer a plan to hire veterans
They left their jobs apparently due to conflict with the prime minister
Fox News is reporting that two soldiers were arrested when explosives were found
Certifies the military is ready for gays to serve openly
$800 million is being withheld from the Pakistani military
Suspends Don't Ask Don't Tell in wake of court ruling blocking the policy
All branches of the military have their quirks as far as dress goes
Congressman and colleagues object to anti-DADT language
Columbia and Yale just signed an agreement to return the program to campus
Frontline has created a fascinating timeline of the years before he was arrested
Top secret pooch is a media star, may have had titanium teeth, fancy vest!
The Army blasted an 11,000 ft hole in the levee to divert flood water
And the first promise of his campaign he's sure to break
A team of soldiers will work with rebels to improve their military capabilities
P.J. Crowley says his remarks about Bradley Manning were on the record
'Three bodies of human shape but only 3 feet tall, dressed in metallic cloth'
He's been tapped to lead Joining Forces, a program to support military families
AP report alleges prisoners held for weeks in temporary sites
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