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The number of sexual assaults reported at U.S. military installations worldwide increased from 2013 to 2016, according to a new ... [Read More]
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THE TOPLINE: The Senate on Wednesday passed by voice vote fiscal 2018's nearly $700 billion defense policy bill.The vote, which comes after Tuesday's 356-70 House approval, sends the National Defen... [Read More]
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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday threatened to delay the Lockheed Martin executive in line for the Pentagon's top policy job after the nominee side-stepped questions on futur... [Read More]
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The Pentagon's official Twitter account on Thursday retweeted then quickly deleted a post that included a call for President Trump to resign.The Defense Department accoun... [Read More]
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The Pentagon's No. 2 civilian official said the U.S. will drop its contributions by 3 percent. [Read More]
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Top Air Force leaders and lawmakers are warning that a pilot shortage of 2,000 could cripple the service, leaving it unready to handle its responsibilities."With 2,000 pilots... [Read More]
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THE TOPLINE:  President Trump's 12-day trip to Asia drew to a close, with Trump on Monday praising his "great relationship" with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after the... [Read More]
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People who have known John Kelly for years say no one should expect the White House chief of staff to act like a career politician.They... [Read More]
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The annual defense policy bill is heading toward the finish line after House and Senate negotiators wrapped up talks and released the final version of... [Read More]
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THE TOPLINE: The House and Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday released the full conference report on the fiscal year 2018 defense policy bill.Among the key... [Read More]
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Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson on Thursday said the service had talked to more than 100 people on how the Texas church shooter's criminal history slipped through... [Read More]
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Sen. John McCain said lawmakers have questions about Dean Winslow's views on "guns and abortions." [Read More]
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Ellen Lord is headed to the Dubai Air Show next week. [Read More]
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Pentagon officials on Tuesday said the investigation into the deadly Niger ambush last month is expected to be completed in January 2018, but could go... [Read More]
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A general expected to be the next head of U.S. Army Europe is under review after the service found that he mistreated a congressional staffer, ... [Read More]
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THE TOPLINE: Members of Congress are zeroing in on the military's reporting system for violent crimes after the church shooting in Texas, questioning whether there is... [Read More]
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The Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday moved forward four long-awaited Pentagon nominees, including Army Secretary pick Mark Esper. [Read More]
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Language in the 2018 defense policy bill could give the Defense Department (DoD) power over the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve drugs and... [Read More]
Veteran Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin on Monday said he does not consider the former Air Force service member identified as the gunman in a... [Read More]
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