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  • From one cockpit, the war to destroy Daesh forces

    The Department of Defense daily releases a list of U.S. and coalition airstrikes conducted in the previous 24 hours against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) forces across war-torn Iraq and Syria. Periodically a news outlet will use the...
  • Pratt & Whitney wins appeal over alleged fighter-engine overpricing

    Pratt & Whitney wins appeal over alleged fighter-engine overpricing
    More than 30 years after the overpricing allegations began, a $657 million judgment against jet-engine maker Pratt & Whitney has been overturned. The U.S. Department of Justice alleged overpricing on jet engines by Pratt during the "fighter engine"...
  • Family fears that Afghan prisoner at Guantanamo will be forgotten

     Family fears that Afghan prisoner at Guantanamo will be forgotten
    For 12 years, Obaidullah's family has watched the release of more than 200 Afghan detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Obaidullah and many others were captured as young men in the mainly Pashtun areas of eastern and southern...
  • Pentagon seeks to shed 'dreary' image to attract Silicon Valley talent

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter sought Thursday to begin repairing the Pentagon’s relationship with the technology industry, reminding Silicon Valley about the fruits of innovation that came from closely working with the government. In a speech at...
  • Hampton veteran receives lifetime achievement award

    Ben Partin, a retired Air Force chief master sergeant with 35 years of service, received the 2015 Department of Defense Fire and Emergency Services Lifetime Achievement Award from the Military Firefighter Heritage Foundation earlier this month. He...
  • Fastest-growing firm plans to double its Virginia Beach footprint

    Fastest-growing firm plans to double its Virginia Beach footprint
    Valkyrie Enterprises LLC plans to more than double its size in Virginia Beach, adding 100 jobs, the city says. The veteran-owned business, currently in 25,000 square feet at 4460 Corporation Lane, plans to add another 35,000 square feet, according to...
  • Eastern Shore firm sues U.S. government for $1 billion in patent infringement case

    Eastern Shore firm sues U.S. government for $1 billion in patent infringement case
    An Eastern Shore company and a Texas firm are seeking $1 billion from the federal government in a patent infringement case that alleges various federal law enforcement and military agencies of using surveillance technology the companies designed...
  • Valley company to build $30M Navy submarine-testing facility

    The Lehigh County office of Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. has won a $30.3 million U.S. Navy contract to build a submarine-testing facility at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. The work is scheduled to begin immediately and is expected to be completed by...
  • A political battle over loans to the military has DCCC criticizing Forbes

    Buried deep in the National Defense Authorization Act were a few paragraphs about a study --as well as some sharp political bickering --on consumer protection for military families. The issue was a review of proposed – but as yet not formally...
  • Audit: Pentagon employees used federal credit cards at casinos, strip clubs

    Audit: Pentagon employees used federal credit cards at casinos, strip clubs
    Service members and other Pentagon employees used Defense Department credit cards for thousands of unauthorized transactions at casinos and strip clubs across the country, according to a audit released Tuesday by the Pentagon's internal watchdog. The...
  • Hostage rescue bill advances as part of Defense Department funding law

    Hostage rescue bill advances as part of Defense Department funding law
    Rep. John Delaney's proposal to appoint a senior official with responsibility for rescuing Americans captured by terrorists overseas will move forward as part of a Defense Department funding measure. The House of Representatives agreed to tack the...