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  • Defense Secretary reveals Russian hack of department's networks

    Defense Secretary reveals Russian hack of department's networks
    Russian hackers infiltrated the Department of Defense's unclassified network earlier this year, Secretary Ashton B. Carter said in a speech at Stanford University Thursday. The attack has not previously been reported. Carter said attackers discovered...
  • HR RECON: U.S. Navy fleet loses 9 ships

    Between February and March, the U.S. Navy lost nine ships. The web page where the service lists its vital statistics — including number of people, number of ships, etc. — showed a fleet of 284 ships on Feb. 27. But on March 2, the page...
  • Dempsey: U.S. worries about Iran-backed militias in Iraq

    Dempsey: U.S. worries about Iran-backed militias in Iraq
    Iran is playing a helpful role against Islamic State militants in Iraq now, but once the extremists are vanquished, Tehran-backed militias could undermine efforts to unify the country, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday. Army Gen. Martin...
  • Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

    Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead
    Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday, and crews found human remains despite heavy fog hampering search efforts, military...
  • Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails

    Associated Press sues State Department over Clinton emails
    The Associated Press on Wednesday sued the State Department to force the release of email correspondence and government documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state. The legal action follows repeated requests filed under the U.S....
  • Wounded Warrior Project: Big and getting bigger

    Americans must be increasingly curious about Wounded Warrior Project with its ubiquitous TV appeals for donations to help veterans of our longest wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, recover and transition to civilian life. Operation Iraqi Freedom, after all,...
  • Tax day just yields more cash for the government to waste

    Tax day just yields more cash for the government to waste
    The White House marked Tax Day on Wednesday by reminding taxpayers to go online and use a "taxpayer receipt calculator" to see where their federal tax dollars are going. "From funding for our schools to funding for our veterans, it's important to know...
  • Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine

    Obama approves $75 million in nonlethal aid to Ukraine
    The United States will provide Ukrainian forces fighting Russia-backed separatists $75 million in nonlethal equipment, including small reconnaissance drones, radios and military ambulances, a senior administration official said. President Obama has also...
  • Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs largely not prosecuted

    Americans with illegal Iraq War souvenirs largely not prosecuted
    As the elected Iraqi government seeks diplomatic respect and struggles to save its ancient sites from the rampages of the Islamic State group, American military members, contractors and others caught with culturally significant artifacts they brought home...
  • Ukraine mess is worst of Obama's many foreign policy disasters

    PARIS -- The most devastating reproach historians are likely to make to Barack Obama's record in the White House is his devastating failure in foreign policy -- a failure that stems from his willingness to leave the warrior ideologues of the State and...
  • U.S. Military Hopes To Learn From Chimp Attack Victim

    U.S. Military Hopes To Learn From Chimp Attack Victim
    Charla Nash never served in the military. She was horribly disfigured, not in combat, but in a 2009 attack by a rampaging chimpanzee. The Pentagon, though, is watching her recovery closely. The U.S. military paid for Nash's full face transplant in 2011,...