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  • Israeli soldiers share war experience

    Israeli soldiers share war experience
    Truman Brody-Boyd, just like many American high school seniors, has some big decisions to make. He has a choice of colleges and career prospects to weigh. The same can't be said of Gal, a young Israeli woman who visited Brody-Boyd's Jewish youth group...
  • Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector

    Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector
    After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending. In...
  • Defense chief nominee Ashton Carter, unlike Obama, backs arming Ukraine

    Ashton Carter, President Obama’s nominee for secretary of Defense, said at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday that he was “very much inclined” to provide lethal arms to Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists,...
  • Budget would cut operating hours for military commissaries

    Budget would cut operating hours for military commissaries
    For the second year in a row, the Pentagon is proposing to cut funding for commissaries, a popular shopping option for the military community. The proposed changes would mean fewer operating days and hours, but most stores should stay open five or...
  • NATO ministers to fine-tune readiness on Russian, Middle East threats

    NATO ministers to fine-tune readiness on Russian, Middle East threats
    NATO defense ministers gather Thursday in Brussels to decide key elements of their "Readiness Action Program" aimed at strengthening the alliance's ability to respond to security challenges emanating from Russia, North Africa and the Middle East. The...
  • Reader feedback Feb. 4: Phoebus principal, proposed defense budget

    Phoebus principal to take Bethel coaching position In a move rarely if ever seen in Peninsula District football, William Beverley will leave his job as principal at Phoebus and take the head coaching job at Bethel, Hampton City Schools announced Monday....
  • ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen

    ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen
    Advocates for military women are suing the Department of Defense for information about how the Naval Academy and the other military service academies recruit female students — part of a campaign, they say, to expose ongoing gender bias at the...
  • Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget

    Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget
    President Barack Obama delivered a gift to Connecticut's defense industry Monday by calling for the production of more planes, helicopters and submarines built in the state. His proposed $585.3 billion defense budget for fiscal 2016 is larger than the...
  • Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation

    Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation
    The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-...
  • Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord

    Ukraine fighting intensifies after talks fail to reach truce accord
    Fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine on Sunday, one day after representatives of the government and pro-Russia separatists failed to reach a truce at a meeting brokered by Russian and international mediators. Twenty fighters died and dozens were...
  • Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts

    Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts
    President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget. Obama...