Conservatives remain concerned about the military’s rules regarding soldiers sharing their faith despite efforts by the Pentagon to quell the controversy.
Congressional members and foreign policy experts expressed concerns about the security of women in Afghanistan after the 2014 political transition and American military drawdown at a congressional hearing Thursday afternoon.
China’s Ministry of Defense released a defense paper Tuesday claiming that the U.S. military’s presence in the Asia- Pacific region creates tension, according to the New York Times.
An explosion at the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada during a U.S. Marine Corps training exercise killed seven Marines Monday night, reports the Associated Press and ABC 7.
The U.S. Navy last month announced a reduction in fleet requirement that experts warn could further stress a fleet already stretched thin.
A rescue team searched throughout the night for the pilot of an F-16 Fighting Falcon, who went missing Monday night over the Adriatic Sea, according to Air Force officials.
The Department of Defense released a report in February 2012 raising significant concerns to Congress about integrating women into combat units, an issue receiving renewed attention given outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s recent announcement that women would be allowed in combat roles.
Military leaders sent a letter to Congress warning members that drastic spending cuts will reduce the military to “a hollow force” if a debt solution isn’t reached, reported the AP last week.
The military divorce rate decreased in 2012 to 3.5 percent, according to Pentagon statistics obtained by Military.com.
The American Enterprise Institute’s Critical Threats Project released a video on Thursday saying that the White House’s proposal to keep between 6,000 and 15,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014 would be detrimental to national security.