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  • Pentagon loses sight of $500 million in counterterrorism aid given to Yemen

    The Pentagon is unable to account for more than $500 million in U.S. military aid given to Yemen amid fears that the weaponry, aircraft and equipment is at risk of being seized by Iranian-backed rebels or al-Qaida, according to U.S. officials. With...
  • GOP weighs increase in war funds to skirt Pentagon limits

    GOP weighs increase in war funds to skirt Pentagon limits
    House Republicans are considering adding tens of billions of dollars to President Barack Obama's request for overseas military operations in an effort to get around tight limits on Pentagon spending. The move comes as Republicans are set to unveil their...
  • Pentagon continues push for base-closing authority

    Pentagon continues push for base-closing authority
    The Defense Department is open to changing how it handles another round of military base closings, hoping to break a stalemate on an issue in which Hampton Roads has a big stake. The changes would not alter the fundamental purpose of the Base...
  • Soldiers put human face to IDF while on tour

    Soldiers put human face to IDF while on tour
    When the idea for the "Israeli Soldiers Tour" was first put to StandWithUs executive director Roz Rothstein — who founded the international nonprofit pro-Israel education organization in 2001 — she didn't think it was a very good idea. "I...
  • Marshall Islands will appeal in nuclear case against US

    The tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands is persisting with an unprecedented lawsuit demanding that the United States meet its obligations toward getting rid of its nuclear weapons. It filed notice Thursday that it will appeal a federal judge's...
  • HR RECON Economic report: Military spending could hurt Hampton Roads

    The Hampton Roads Planning District estimates the region could lose about 5,500 jobs and $266 million in earnings in 2015, according to its most recent economic report focused on the defense industry. The Department of Defense’s budget appears to...
  • Hampton Roads businesses benefit from new defense contracts

    Hampton Roads businesses benefit from new defense contracts
    The Navy in recent weeks has awarded contracts to Hampton Roads defense firms that range from work on nuclear-powered aircraft carriers to operating and maintaining oceanographic survey ships. Huntington Ingalls Industries received $7.3 million to...
  • Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care

    Ex-troops with highest suicide risk often don't qualify for mental care
    The largest study to date of recent military and veteran suicides has identified two high-risk groups of former troops who are generally ineligible for the psychiatric care afforded to all others who served: those forced out of the military for misconduct...
  • British Prince Harry reports for duty in Australia next week

    Prince Harry arrives in Australia's national capital next week to begin four weeks of training with the Australian army before the British royal ends his decade-long military career. The fourth in line to the British throne will lay a wreath at the...
  • Israel reports successful test of missile-defense system

    Israeli officials announced Wednesday that a joint U.S.-Israeli missile-defense system has successfully passed a new test and is expected to be operational next year — a development that would provide an important tool in protecting the country...
  • AACC cybersecurity program recognized

    AACC cybersecurity program recognized
    The National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security designated Anne Arundel Community College as a National Center of Academic Excellence for Information Assurance and Cyber Defense. The CAE2Y designation recognizes the college's...