Survey: Male Special Operations Soldiers Fear Pentagon Will Lower Standards To Integrate Women Into Units
Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Wounded warriors from across the country will be converging on northern Virginia this summer for an Olympic-style competition.
Ash Carter was sworn in as President Obama’s fourth Secretary of Defense.
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
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is threatening to execute an American photojournalist.
Anonymous survey suggest victims are becoming far more willing to come forward and seek help or file complaints than in years past.
The Pentagon says a soldier from Wicomico County is one of two who were killed in Afghanistan.
Source reveals Michele Flournoy has taken herself out of consideration to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
The Defense Department has been reviewing a congressionally-authorized program that provides surplus weapons, gear and other equipment to thousands of law enforcement agencies across the country.
The U.S. military is scaling back its planned Ebola response deployments to Liberia from 4,000 troops to 3,000, the U.S. commander in Liberia said Wednesday.