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US Rethinks Giving Excess Military Gear To PoliceAfter a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
House Panel Condemns Obama For Bergdahl Swap With TalibanA bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President Barack Obama for the swap of five Taliban leaders for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
General In Sex Misconduct Case DemotedBrig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is the highest-ranking U.S. military officer ever court-martialed for sexual crimes, will retire as a lieutenant colonel.
Pentagon: Reports Of Sexual Assaults Up 46 PercentReports of sexual assaults in the military increased by an unprecedented 46 percent during the last fiscal year, the Pentagon said Thursday.
Praise, Levity Greet Hagel In Senate Return Senators who nearly buried Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel found reasons to praise him on Wednesday.
Senate Panel Approves Pentagon Nominee Chuck Hagel A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary.
Sen. Graham: Chuck Hagel 'Seems Clueless' On IranRepublican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Tuesday Chuck Hagel "seems clueless" on U.S. policy toward Iran and he urged the Obama administration to reconsider its defense secretary nominee.
Perry: Marines In Video Are 'Kids,' Not Criminals Perry's comments put him at odds with Sen. John McCain, the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, who said the images could damage the war effort.