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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Shane Harris' '@War' details rising military-Internet link

    Shane Harris' '@War' details rising military-Internet link
    A thought commonly attributed to George Orwell holds that good people can sleep at night only because rough men are awake and ready to protect them. But in the modern world, two other groups are also vital to a sound sleep: software engineers and computer...
  • 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...
  • How I Made It: Simon 'Si' Ramo

    How I Made It: Simon 'Si' Ramo
    The gig: Simon "Si" Ramo helped lead the Cold War development of the intercontinental ballistic missile, which could send a nuclear warhead thousands of miles. The aerospace pioneer co-founded two Fortune 500 companies, including TRW Inc., for which he...
  • 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...
  • North Dakota nuclear missile base struggles to recover from scandals

    A bitter wind relentlessly whips across acres of frozen prairie at this remote base, where hundreds of airmen and women stay on alert around the clock to do the unthinkable: launch a nuclear attack. This is the only installation in the nation that hosts...
  • New Central CT Health Director Has Passion, Sense Of Humor Too

    WETHERSFIELD -- New Central Connecticut Health District Director Charles Brown freely admits that his career path has been more of a zigzag than a straight line. The Orlando, Fla., native's jobs have ranged from Air Force aircraft mechanic to solid waste...
  • Sky's the limit in Pensacola, home of the Blue Angels

     Sky's the limit in Pensacola, home of the Blue Angels
    Fat Albert — the airplane, not the cartoon character — is in town, and he's showing off. The huge C-130T Hercules is warming up the crowd before a Blue Angels practice with maneuvers befitting a jet fighter, not a four-engine turboprop...
  • 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...
  • Walter Pincus: It's time for U.S. to upgrade old thinking on old nukes

    Walter Pincus: It's time for U.S. to upgrade old thinking on old nukes
    The publicized mishaps — they shouldn't be called scandals — in recent years by Air Force and Navy personnel in charge of nuclear weapons give the White House and Congress a chance to rethink the U.S. deterrence mission before returning airmen...