Military

computer hackers

Hackers Say They Can Disable A Sniper Rifle

A pair of computer hackers demonstrated they can access the military’s new self-aiming sniper rifles and cause a shooter to miss the target.

07/30/2015

military testing

Military Testing Terrifying Non-Lethal Noise Weapon

The weapon is designed to fire lasers to create an enormous amount of noise that can disable an enemy.

07/30/2015

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Victims Exhumed For Identification

The military on Monday exhumed more caskets containing the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.

07/28/2015

File photo of soldiers. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Report: 1 In 3 Young Adults Too Fat To Enlist In Military

The nation’s obesity epidemic is causing significant recruiting problems for the military, with one in three young adults nationwide too fat to enlist, according to report issued Wednesday by a group of retired military leaders.

07/15/2015

Fort Lee Military Base in Virginia (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Va. Commission Makes Recommendations to Bolster Military

A state commission has released a report detailing how Virginia can help grow the military’s presence in the state.

07/07/2015

hypersonic aircraft

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.

06/30/2015

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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