The Israeli government is asking Congress to significantly increase the amount of funding it receives for joint missile defense programs under President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget, contradicting administration claims that it has fully satisfied the Jewish state’s defense needs.
Russian military forces continued massing within six miles of Ukraine’s eastern border regions as tensions increased over Moscow’s so far bloodless attempt to take control of the country by force under the pretext of protecting ethnic Russians.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday expressed concern about reported Russian military movement inside crisis-torn Ukraine and warned of consequences.
Al Qaeda is laying the groundwork to relaunch in Afghanistan following the withdrawal of the United States and other international forces.
Washington Free Beacon Man of the Year Gary Sinise treated 50 wounded warriors to Disney World earlier this month, the Orange County Register reports.
Russia is covertly developing and testing nuclear missiles in violation of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and the Obama administration to date has failed to hold Moscow accountable, according to arms control specialists.
Less than 8 percent of Army women surveyed said they were interested in a combat job, the Associated Press reports.
President Barack Obama will sharply cut ships, aircraft, and troops as part of a major reduction of U.S. military forces that will face even steeper downsizing in 2016, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Monday.
The Senate voted to restore military pensions on Wednesday, ending a months long battle over a controversial provision in the bipartisan budget deal that cost veterans thousands in lost retirement pay.
The Senate approved a House bill that restored the cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) for all military retirees on Tuesday by a 95-3 vote. The legislation makes up the savings by promising to extend the sequester for Medicare spending by one year a decade from now.