First lady Michelle Obama has made a point of calling attention to the sacrifices of the armed forces and their families. She was at the Pentagon Friday to thank them. Should she do more?
Submarines will be 'no smoking' by the end of the year. This follows the February announcement by the US Navy that women sailors will begin serving alongside men on submarines.
US use of Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan is vital to logistics for the Afghanistan war. But protests in the country Wednesday have raised questions about what might happen next.
The Pentagon's 'Nuclear Posture Review' narrows the list of potential targets, reflecting new threats like global terrorism. But Obama reserves the US right to strike first with nuclear weapons.
The Pentagon took over the X-37 program in 2006 after NASA couldn't keep it alive. But the Air Force has been tight-lipped about the spaceship. The craft will launch this month.
American Jihadis are not a product of Islam. Their emergence is connected to issues of gender and a growing acceptance of violence in America.
The Pentagon wants a candid discussion within the military about 'don't ask, don't tell.' But some service members are acknowledging they're gay. Under the law, that could lead to a discharge.
An Afghanistan and Iraq withdrawal could trim billions of dollars from the US defense budget.
Anti-government infused threats against the IRS and gun violations on federal property are going up. Many government employees see the over-heated political debate these days as a personal danger.
Congress wants the Pentagon to keep better track of funds spent as part of CERP, the Commander’s Emergency Response Program, which provides cash for aiding counterinsurgency efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan.