A new report claims that medical personnel with the Defense Department and the Central Intelligence Agency were ordered to help with the torture of detainees in U.S. custody since 9/11.
Nicknamed “Fat Leonard,” the gregarious Malaysian businessman is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific, where his company has serviced warships for 25 years.
A U.S. Marine Corps panel is recommending that an officer be forcibly discharged for failing to supervise a group of snipers who posed for a video while urinating on dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.
The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.
The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen military soldiers, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.
The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says Pentagon and administration lawyers are looking for ways to expand the number of Defense Department civilians who are exempt from furloughs, amid worries that the government shutdown is damaging U.S. credibility among its international allies.
A one-year delay in key parts of the nation’s health care law and repealing a tax on medical devices has been imposed by the Republican controlled House.
The Obama administration on Tuesday sought dismissal of a lawsuit by a Tampa, Fla., businesswoman whose complaint to the FBI led to Gen. David Petraeus’ ouster as CIA director.
Some $50 billion in budget cuts are recommended in a new report released Tuesday that was written by a 17-member panel including two former vice chairmen of the joint chiefs, a former Air Force chief and former Navy chief.