Three of four service members oppose prompt DADT repeal. And, study finds young women who’ve served in the military face a suicide risk triple that of non-veterans.
WASHINGTON — The service chiefs of the Army, Marine Corps and Air Force do not support a repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” law, telling lawmakers Friday that the move could add unnecessary stress to the force.
TOKYO — Despite increasingly belligerent threats to respond swiftly and strongly to military attacks, analysts say there is one thing both North Korea and South Korea want to avoid: an escalation into war.
WICHITA, Kan. — Prosecutors on Thursday charged a decorated, double-amputee veteran with stalking and three counts of criminal use of weapons in an incident involving members of a controversial Topeka church.
Young women who’ve served in the military face a suicide risk triple that of non-veterans. The Portland researchers who made this finding are urging medical and public health officials to find more effective ways to reverse the deadly epidemic.
With his doctorate from Princeton, Army Gen. David Petraeus, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, has become the prime example of a special breed of soldier: the warrior-scholar, trained in history and politics as well as how to fight wars.
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AP) — Several of President Barack Obama’s top national security advisers stood on a silent, windy tarmac Wednesday night to watch as the bodies of six U.S. soldiers killed by a rogue Afghan policeman returned to U.S. soil.
A couple notes from the start of this morning’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the Pentagon report that concludes the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy barring openly gay men and women from serving in the military can and should be repealed.
JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. — An Army staff sergeant charged with shooting at unarmed Afghans this year pleaded guilty Wednesday in a deal that requires him to testify against other defendants implicated in an alleged scheme to kill civilians for kicks.
A former inspector general for the Defense Department is calling on Congress to investigate and oversee the vetting process for Muslim clerics who are nominated to serve as U.S. military chaplains.
A presidential commission looking for ways to trim federal spending is considering a revised plan that no longer includes specific military cuts, but would still require defense spending to be cut by the same percent as domestic spending.
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