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In the blue skies above the Diablo Range, just east of San Jose, a Black Hawk helicopter flew a two-hour test mission controlled entirely by a computer -- without a pilot’s hand. There were pilots aboard the aircraft, but all maneuvers during...
The argument for leaving 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after 2014 is more or less reasonable on its face. The Kabul government is fragile; our gains might be reversed; the Afghan military is not ready to stand on its own. Here's the unreasonable,...
An Army private charged with sending reams of classified documents to the secret-spilling website WikiLeaks was wrongly kept on suicide watch for at least seven days of his nine months' confinement at a Marine Corps brig in Quantico, Va., the Marines'...
Channel 2 NewsArmy Col. Matt McFarlane took over Wednesday as the new commander of the Anchorage-based 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division in a ceremony held on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. McFarlane has served in the Army since 1992. most recently...
Tags: Afghanistan, Armed Forces
The Baltimore SunKen Niumatalolo noticed the Army guys looking askance as he wound his way through the Pentagon to attend a ceremony for his brother, an Army lieutenant colonel. "I think they recognized me," said the Navy football coach, chuckling. "And I don't think...
WDBJ7 ReporterIt takes months to prepare and dozens of volunteers to decorate just one tree in Danville. This week church members at Ascension Lutheran Church are hanging white and gold ornaments on their Chrismons tree. A Chrismons tree is different from a...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Christmas
Just a little more than a week ago, military affairs journalist Tom Ricks outraged the right-wing faithful by saying that Fox News Channel obsessed on the terrorist attack on Benghazi, Libya, in part because the station “was operating as a wing of...
CNNTehran, Iran-- Iran's navy has captured what it says is a U.S. drone after it entered Iranian airspace over the Persian Gulf. However, a U.S. defense official, who could not be named because the official was not authorized to speak to the media, told CNN...
Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges. Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
AberdeenIn the 1949 science fiction book, “1984,” writer George Orwell describes the mythical land of Oceania where Big Brother watches and controls all aspects of its citizens' lives. The media is controlled by Big Brother and the thought...
When politicians pay tribute to members of the U.S. armed forces, they almost always refer to our "brave men and women," a recognition of the fact that women now constitute 14.5% of the nation's 1.4 million active-duty military personnel. But even...
Tags: Trials, Rick Santorum, Elections, Afghanistan, Defense
Chicago Tribune reporterHalf a century ago, the unthinkable became all too thinkable as the Soviet Union and the United States engaged in a game of chicken, played with nuclear bombs. On Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy went on television to announce that the Soviet...
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