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  • Congress OKs bill banning purchases of Russian-made rocket engines

    Congress OKs bill banning purchases of Russian-made rocket engines
    For more than a decade, the United States military has depended on buying Russian-made rocket engines to launch its most crucial satellites. On Friday, Congress said no more. Despite lobbying from a joint venture of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp.,...
  • Norwich Man Indicted In Attack On Officers At Sub Base

    Norwich Man Indicted In Attack On Officers At Sub Base
    A federal grand jury has indicted a Norwich man in connection with the assault on two federal police officers at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton earlier this month, the U.S. Attorney's office said Monday. Gary Ray Brunache, 35, was charged with two...
  • Keel laying at Newport News is a Navy secretary's family affair

    Keel laying at Newport News is a Navy secretary's family affair
    NEWPORT NEWS — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus had more than a professional interest in Saturday's keel-laying ceremony of the submarine Washington at Newport News Shipbuilding. He was able to introduce his daughter as the sponsor. And if it was...
  • Forbes falls short in bid to chair Armed Services panel

    Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Chesapeake, came up short Tuesday in his bid to chair the powerful House Armed Services Committee, with Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas getting the nod. Forbes faced an uphill fight against Thornberry, who was the committee's vice...
  • Bombs kill 2 NATO service members, 6 civilians in Afghanistan

    Insurgent attacks killed two international soldiers and six Afghan civilians on Monday, and officials raised the death toll from a suicide bombing at a volleyball match to 57. The U.S.-led military coalition said two service members were killed in an...
  • Costs soar in war against Islamic State

    Costs soar in war against Islamic State
    The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount. The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel may be one of them, but I want to focus on the dollars and sense, and by the latter I mean explaining more about what we are doing....
  • Report: Aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford likely to exceed current cost estimate

    The Navy's cost-managing strategy for aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford "obscures visibility" of its true price tag, and Congress should consider revising the law to improve accountability, a federal watchdog agency said Thursday. The first-in-class...
  • Soldier from Eastern Shore killed in Kabul attack

    Soldier from Eastern Shore killed in Kabul attack
    A military policeman from the Eastern Shore was one of two U.S. troops killed in a bomb attack in Kabul Monday, the Pentagon said. Command Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, 48, of Nanticoke, was working as an advisor to a NATO mission training Afghan troops....
  • Bomb Threat At Sub Base Found To Be Hoax

    GROTON — Access to Naval Submarine Base New London was restricted Saturday afternoon after a bomb threat was phoned into a building at the base. The area near the base's Building 87 was searched and no threat was found, a base spokesperson said....
  • New nuclear weapons needed, many experts say, pointing to aged arsenal

    New nuclear weapons needed, many experts say, pointing to aged arsenal
    Two decades after the U.S. began to scale back its nuclear forces in the aftermath of the Cold War, a number of military strategists, scientists and congressional leaders are calling for a new generation of hydrogen bombs. Warheads in the nation's...
  • Bills would amend VFW charter to include women

    Bills would amend VFW charter to include women
    Identical bills making their way through both chambers of Congress would amend the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to include women. While thousands of women currently meet the eligibility requirement for joining the organization, the...