Military

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Report: New Air Force Jet Could Fly Five Times Faster Than The Speed Of Sound

Military planners are working on a jet aircraft that would reach speeds of over Mach 5.

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Ash Carter

Ash Carter: US Sending Heavy Military Equipment To NATO Member States In Response To ‘Russia’s Provocations’

The U.S. is sending some 250 tanks, armored vehicles and other equipment to new NATO member states in response to “Russia’s provocations.”

06/23/2015

david shulkin

U.S. to Pay Millions For Agent Orange Claims

Ending years of wait, the government agreed Thursday to provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active-duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue on airplanes used in the Vietnam War.

06/18/2015

david shulkin

VA Nomination On Hold In Senate Over Agent Orange Dispute

Two Democratic senators are holding up a vote on Dr. David Shulkin’s nomination for the Veterans Affairs’ top health post.

06/11/2015

Bikers gather near the Pentagon before the "Ride for Freedom." (credit: Steve Dorsey/NewsRadio 99.1)

Annual Rolling Thunder ‘Ride for Freedom’ Honors Veterans

The roar of motorcycle engines filled the air in the nation’s capital on Sunday as thousands of bikers saluted military veterans with the Rolling Thunder “Ride for Freedom.”

05/24/2015

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Nepal Searchers Find Bodies Near Wreckage Of Marine Chopper

The helicopter disappeared during a relief mission in the earthquake-hit Himalayan nation.

05/15/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Promoting A Strong Military As Part Of Foreign Policy

Defending the use of American military power, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Wednesday called for an increase in military spending and for the U.S. to aggressively confront Russia, China and others that he says threaten the nation’s economic interests.

05/13/2015

A Stryker vehicle from the U.S. Army's Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, returns to base camp at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Washington. (Photo by General Dynamics/Getty Images)

$4 Million In US Projects That Aim To Protect Sage Grouse Could Hurt Military

Federal officials have announced more than $4 million in projects in four states as part of a wildfire-fighting strategy but the efforts could hurt training operations at numerous U.S. military facilities in the West.

04/29/2015

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Seoul: North Korea Fires 4 Short-Range Projectiles Into The Sea

Pyongyang has been conducting weapons tests since the South Korean and U.S. militaries began joint drills last month.

04/03/2015

Marine Corps Marathon (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Registration Begins for Marine Corps Marathon

Active Duty and Reserve members of the military can register for the Marine Corps Marathon beginning at noon Monday.

02/23/2015

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