WASHINGTON — Top congressional Republicans, Democrats and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta are united in a single message to a special bipartisan committee looking for ways to cut the U.S. government’s deficit: Leave military spending alone.
While on a tour of Asia, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta reportedly said the Pentagon would aim to cut in the neighborhood of $250 billion from its budgets over the next five years.
The Defense Department’s senior personnel official has tendered his resignation and will be leaving within the next two weeks, according to a Pentagon spokesman.
The U.S. Air Force is flying armed drones from a civilian airport in southern Ethiopia as part of a growing battle against al-Qaida linked Shabab militants in Somalia, the Washington Post reported Thursday.
WASHINGTON — A group of eight gay servicemembers sued the federal government Thursday for military and veterans benefits for their same-sex spouses, arguing that ignoring their marriages amounts to discrimination.
Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington (CNN) – It didn’t take long for Sgt. Calvin Gibbs to make an impression on his soldiers.
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