President Barack Obama has declined to attend a dedication ceremony in October for a new memorial honoring American veterans who have been disabled fighting for their country in wars, according to sources close to the event.
Marine Corps veterans tired of seeing fellow Marine Andrew Tahmooressi stuck in Mexican prison are traveling nearly 300 miles by foot to Washington, D.C., to tell President Obama to do whatever he has to do to get Mexico “to turn our Marine loose.”
Marine Corps veteran Terry Sharpe is 63 years old and began walking the 287 miles from his home in Summerfield, North Carolina, to Washington, D.C., two weeks ago to raise awareness about Tahmooressi, who has been locked away in a Mexican prison since March.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States announced on Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up plan, including a major deployment in Liberia, the country where the epidemic is spiraling fastest out of control.
President Obama awarded on Monday the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War Veterans, Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie G. Adkins and Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat, at the White House.
Considering the rich and varied menu of threats to our national security on offer these days, the leadership at the Department of Defense—the part of the government meant to secure us from foreign enemies—can at times seem to have misplaced its focus.
Take the curious fact reported in the press over the weekend that General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was heard to say in a “recent meeting” that “combating Ebola” is the DOD’s “number one priority.”
Increasing the transparency of U.S. drone strikes or granting full control of them to the Defense Department could harm efforts to target terrorists, according to a new report.
An upshot in Asian military spending comes as a result of tense relations with China.
JERUSALEM—A report that Israel is providing significant intelligence support in the U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant appeared to win indirect confirmation today from Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon.