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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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Report: Obama To Ask For Big Increase To Pentagon Budget

Pentagon documents obtained by the AP reveal the president will ask Congress for $534 billion to fund the Defense Department, a nearly 8 percent increase over last year.

Obama will ask for $534 billion for the core budget of Defense Department

01/27/2015

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AP: U.S. Weighs Criminal Charges Against David Petraeus

The former CIA Director could face charges related to the mishandling of classified information that was found in possession of his lover, source tells AP.

01/09/2015

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Navy Successfully Deploys Drone-Killing Laser

Laser weapon mounted on a Naval vessel in the Arabian Gulf able to shoot down unmanned drones.

12/11/2014

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Researchers: New System Protects Drones From Hackers

New system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones.

12/02/2014

The hat of a former US Air Force veteran who served during the Cold War Berlin blockage. (credit: JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cold War Veterans Looking For Recognition From Federal Government

The Cold War was a state of political and military tension from after World War II until the day the Soviet Union dissolved.

11/11/2014

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Freeze, Burn, Shake: Extreme Testing Ensures Satellite Equipment Will Withstand Space

Protecting the military’s most sensitive information begins in the most unusual of places.

11/10/2014

Marines lined up to have their temperatures taken by Liberian health workers as they left their planes. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Pentagon Orders 21-Day Ebola Quarantine for Troops

Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines upon their return — longer than required for many civilian health care workers.

10/29/2014

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Pentagon: 100 U.S. Marines Heading to Liberia

The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to locations around the country and help with the Ebola fight.

10/08/2014

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani looks on as he listens to teachers during his visit to the Amani High School in Kabul on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghanistan Signs Agreement With US Guaranteeing Continuing American Military Presence

Afghanistan swore in Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as its second elected president on Monday, embarking on a new era with a national unity government which quickly signed an agreement with the United States that would guarantee a continuing American military presence to help confront a resilient Taliban insurgency.

09/30/2014

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