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Air Force secretary announces bold moves to boost women, minoritiesAir Force secretary announces bold moves to boost women, minoritiesAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James on Wednesday announced bold moves to boost the careers of women and minorities.in the service.
- Air Force
- 15 hours, 9 minutes ago
U.S. ambassador to South Korea slashed on face and wrist in attackU.S. ambassador to South Korea slashed on face and wrist in attackU.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a man wielding a razor and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police and media said Thursday. TV images showed Lippert bleeding from his head and wrist, but his injuries weren't immediately...
- 10 hours, 25 minutes ago
Obama signs Homeland Security funding bill into lawObama signs Homeland Security funding bill into lawPresident Obama has signed a law funding the Homeland Security Department through the end of the budget year.
- 13 hours, 47 minutes ago
AAFES boss: We're out to improve customer satisfactionAAFES boss: We're out to improve customer satisfactionBefore AAFES scored low on a recent customer satisfaction survey, officials had already begun a process to improve the customer experience before, said AAFES' director.
- On Base
- 14 hours, 26 minutes ago
Former airman gets prison for stealing drugsFormer airman gets prison for stealing drugsFormer Reserve airman gets 21 months for stealing more than $60,000 in narcotics from a pharmacy.
- 14 hours, 37 minutes ago
Air Force Secretary Deborah James on performanceAir Force Secretary Deborah James on performanceAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discusses performance at the Women and Leadership in National Security event on March 4.
- 15 hours, 5 minutes ago
Air Force Secretary Deborah James on diversity: We mean businessAir Force Secretary Deborah James on diversity: We mean businessAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James speaks at the Women and Leadership in National Security event on March 4.
- 15 hours, 6 minutes ago
Air Force Secretary Deborah James on diversityAir Force Secretary Deborah James on diversityAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discusses diversity at the Women and Leadership in National Security event on March 4.
- 15 hours, 6 minutes ago
Former candidate tapped to help rewrite Alaska's military justice codeFormer candidate tapped to help rewrite Alaska's military justice codeAlaska's Democratic nominee for U.S. House last year has been hired to help overhaul Alaska's code of military justice.
- Guard & Reserve
- 16 hours ago
'Daily Strike' not the new name for updates on airstrikes'Daily Strike' not the new name for updates on airstrikesOn Wednesday, it appeared that the daily tally of airstrikes in Iraq in Syria that is provided to reporters had been rechristened as the "Daily Strike."
- 16 hours, 57 minutes ago
Choice Card confusion frustrates veterans, CongressChoice Card confusion frustrates veterans, CongressCritics have been dismayed with implementation of the Choice Card system and the number of veterans being rejected.
- 17 hours, 42 minutes ago
Kerry heads to Saudi Arabia to consult on Iran nuke talksKerry heads to Saudi Arabia to consult on Iran nuke talksFresh from the latest round of Iran nuclear negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry headed to Saudi Arabia Wednesday to ease Gulf Arab concerns about an emerging deal and discuss ways to calm instability in troubled Yemen and other Mideast nations.
- 17 hours, 54 minutes ago
Russian court keeps Ukrainian military pilot in jailRussian court keeps Ukrainian military pilot in jailA Russian court on Wednesday rejected an appeal to release a Ukrainian military officer who has been on hunger strike since mid-December in a Russian prison.
- 18 hours, 25 minutes ago
Islamic State militants attack Libyan oil fieldIslamic State militants attack Libyan oil fieldMilitants purportedly from the Islamic State group attacked an oil field near Libya's central coast, prompting a counterattack by the country's Islamist-backed government that included airstrikes, an official said Wednesday.
- 18 hours, 55 minutes ago
Official: Obama still weighing sending arms to UkraineOfficial: Obama still weighing sending arms to UkraineThe Republican chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee are stepping up their pressure on the Obama administration to support Ukraine with weapons to defend against attacks from anti-government insurgents backed by Russia.
- 19 hours, 31 minutes ago
U.S.-Polish live-fire army exercise beginsU.S.-Polish live-fire army exercise beginsPolish and U.S. troops are taking part in live-fire exercises in northern Poland that are part of a NATO operation showing its commitment to the region's security.
- 19 hours, 41 minutes ago
Frontline Photos: March 4, 2015Frontline Photos: March 4, 2015Sgt. Benjamin Hebert, a UH-1Y Huey crew chief, gets ready to fire the GAU-17/A Gatling gun Feb. 27 during a theater security cooperation event.
- 20 hours, 21 minutes ago
WATCH: Sec. McDonald testify on the 2016 VA budgetWATCH: Sec. McDonald testify on the 2016 VA budgetOn March 4, 2015 the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, chaired by Rep. Charlie Dent, holds a hearing to review the fiscal year 2016 budget request of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
- 20 hours, 51 minutes ago
Democrats upset with GOP effort to fast-track Iran billDemocrats upset with GOP effort to fast-track Iran billA Republican effort to quickly pass legislation allowing congressional oversight on any Iran nuclear agreement is angering Democrats.
- Capitol Hill
- 22 hours, 10 minutes ago
British citizen fighting with Kurds killed in SyriaBritish citizen fighting with Kurds killed in SyriaA British citizen fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria, a Kurdish commander said Wednesday.
- 22 hours, 19 minutes ago
Scott AFB surveys workers on sexual harassmentScott AFB surveys workers on sexual harassmentWorkers in a key Air Mobility Command unit at Scott Air Force Base will meet in gender-specific focus groups to discuss sexual harassment after three employees accused a female supervisor of misconduct.
- 22 hours, 27 minutes ago
Official: China to boost military budget by 10 percentOfficial: China to boost military budget by 10 percentChina's official military budget will grow by about 10 percent in the coming year, a legislative spokeswoman said Wednesday, amid unease among Beijing's neighbors about its growing might and territorial ambitions.
- 22 hours, 45 minutes ago
Pentagon calls Mosul briefing a mistake by CentComPentagon calls Mosul briefing a mistake by CentComTop Pentagon officials say U.S. Central Command was wrong to have briefed reporters on plans for an Iraqi-led ground offensive in Mosul.
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Motion hearing set for Monday in airman's capital caseMotion hearing set for Monday in airman's capital caseAn airman facing possible death sentence will ask the judge to dismiss at least one of three murder charges.
- 1 day, 13 hours ago
Carter: Iranian fighters in Iraq of 'great concern'Carter: Iranian fighters in Iraq of 'great concern'Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday he is "very concerned" about reports that Iran and Shiite militias are taking over the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and potentially fueling sectarian strife in that nation.
- Capitol Hill
- 1 day, 13 hours ago
Panel: Improve benefits for severely disabled childrenPanel: Improve benefits for severely disabled childrenMCRMC makes recommendation to improve Tricare ECHO program.
- Health Care
- 1 day, 14 hours ago
U.S. commander: Arming Ukraine increases pressure on PutinU.S. commander: Arming Ukraine increases pressure on PutinThere's no expectation Ukraine could defeat Russia militarily if given American weapons, but they could add "muscle" to diplomatic efforts, the commander of U.S. Army Europe said Tuesday.
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has discovered the wreckage of the battleship Musashi in the central Philippines.
As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, a new report reveals Afghan troop numbers are shrinking.
Former CIA director David Petraeus reached a plea agreement with the Justice Department. The explosive details in the agreement show that Petraeus divulged a massive amount of sensitive data to Paula Broadwell, his mistress and biographer.
World War II veteran Erling Kindem celebrated his 90th birthday with his four-year-old pal Emmett by his side. The pair's friendship went viral last year.
SitRep 03-02-2015: March 2 marks the 50th anniversary of the shooting down of Lt. Col. Hayden Lockhart, who was shot down over North Vietnam while taking part in the first day of Operation Rolling Thunder.
The United States Coast Guard is helping to clear the Hudson River of thick ice that is hampering navigation on the waterway. (Feb. 27)
A U.S. veteran is putting out a call to other veterans to come together to fight the Islamic State on their turf.
SitRep: Military Times wins photography awards
The US Defense Department released video of coalition airstrikes against Islamic State group locations in Iraq. The US says the airstrikes are helping to eliminate the threat posed by the Islamic State militants. (Feb. 27)
A community in Texas is coming together to support a blind veteran recently evicted from his apartment.
House republican representitive Sean Duffy and democrat Gwen Moore are part of a bipartisan effort to push Veterans Affairs to reduce and ultimately eliminate the backlog that's been delaying veterans' appeals and claims.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard used a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in its defense drills for the first time Wednesday, blowing up the replica warship near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.
A judge did not allow testimony at the murder trial of Eddie Ray Routh to be broadcast until the jury reached a verdict. These are the highlights of testimony that led to the guilty verdict in the 'American Sniper' murder trial.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Tuesday that integrity and character 'is part of who I am' and apologized anew for erroneously claiming he served in the military's special forces. (Feb. 24)
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