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U.S. Department of Defense

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  • Chronicling a wide world of government waste

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County (Calif.) Register on Friday, April 24. ���� We were saddened to see the consummate government watchdog Tom Coburn, R-Okla., resign his Senate seat in December due to a...
  • No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

    There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. U.N. spokeswoman Orla Fagan, who is heading to Nepal, said preventing the...
  • Suicidal vets who heeded call can't be placed on hold

    Suicidal vets who heeded call can't be placed on hold
    Richard Pryor was such a gifted comic he could turn a cardiac arrest into comic gold. In a classic bit, he described how his agonizing heart attack drove the hardly devout comedian to seek help from above. "Can I speak to God right away, please?"...
  • Global response to Nepal quake gears up

    Global response to Nepal quake gears up
    There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. U.N. spokeswoman Orla Fagan, who is heading to Nepal, said preventing...
  • McCain renews push to end CIA control of drone strikes

    WASHINGTON Sen. John McCain renewed his effort to end the CIA's control over U.S. drone strikes after an attack on an al-Qaida compound in Pakistan killed two hostages. Now that drones have become "an integral part" of U.S. military operations, it...
  • US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

    With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect information on Americans' calls and emails. The Office...
  • Wages for 15,000 commissary workers targeted

    To save millions of dollars in compensation and ease streamlining of store operations on base, Department of Defense officials are weighing a plan to convert the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to a non-appropriated fund activity, which could reduce...
  • Ex-Ranger's long march to honor WWII hero

    For years after Col. William O. Darby was killed in World War II, fellow soldiers would make a pilgrimage to his family's home just to talk to his mother about the fallen hero credited with forming the U.S. Army Rangers. Current and former American...
  • Vietnamese immigrants mark Black April anniversary

    Vietnamese immigrants mark Black April anniversary
    Under a soft rain, a balladeer stepped on the flag-decked stage, singing of lost lives, lost loves. "Forty years later, we will never forget, ladies and gentlemen," an emcee intoned as the crowd at a high school football stadium clapped. The...
  • Deaths raise questions about ways to aid abducted Americans

    The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and has also raised pressure on the White House to revise the...
  • Attorney General Gonzales misled Congress about NSA spying, documents show

    WASHINGTON Alberto Gonzales, a U.S. attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, misled Congress by downplaying a dispute the White House and the Justice Department over the legality of the National Security Agency's warrantless spying program,...