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Post-2014 US Military Force In Afghanistan Will Range From 0 To 10,000

The top U.S. military officer says the Pentagon has developed several options for the size of the post-2014 force in Afghanistan, ranging from zero to 10,000 troops. But he says that with every day that goes by some of the options become less likely.

03/05/2014

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Senators Push Back Against Plan To Deal With Sexual Assault in Military

Senate opponents of stripping military commanders of the authority to prosecute serious crimes such as rape and sexual assault said Monday that the proposal could make it worse for victims.

11/18/2013

Recovering from emergency quadruple bypass heart surgery, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said in a radio interview which aired Sunday night that “he probably wouldn’t be here” if the Affordable Care Act had been in place.  (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images).

Inhofe: ‘Probably Wouldn’t Be Here’ If Obamacare Was In Place

Recovering from emergency quadruple bypass heart surgery, Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) said in a radio interview which aired Sunday night that “he probably wouldn’t be here” if the Affordable Care Act had been in place.

10/21/2013

A member of the Senate Armed Services Committee says that military commanders who allow sexual assault to flourish should be fired. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Graham: Women In The Military ‘Putting Up With Way Too Much Crap’

A member of the Senate Armed Services Committee says that military commanders who allow sexual assault to flourish should be fired.

05/26/2013

File photo of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senator: Assaults Let Military Culture Continue

A senator says repeated sexual assaults in the military allow a culture to continue.

05/23/2013

The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Korea even as the military reduces the number of American troops in Europe and strategically repositions forces in Asia, a congressional report says. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)

Report: US Paying Billions More For Military Bases Overseas Despite Troop Reductions

The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Korea even as the military reduces the number of American troops in Europe and strategically repositions forces in Asia, a congressional report says.

04/17/2013

The leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee have added their names to the growing list of lawmakers asking the Pentagon to lower the ranking of a new medal for cyber fighters. (Photo credit SHAWN THEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Urge Pentagon To Lower Ranking Of ‘Cyber Fighter’ Medal Below Bronze Star, Purple Heart

The leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee have added their names to the growing list of lawmakers asking the Pentagon to lower the ranking of a new medal for cyber fighters.

03/11/2013

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Collins Says She’ll Oppose Hagel Confirmation

A moderate Republican senator said Wednesday she’ll oppose the confirmation of Chuck Hagel to become President Barack Obama’s secretary of defense, while other GOP senators signaled they may delay a floor vote on the nomination unless the White House provides more information about the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

02/13/2013

Sen. Carl Levin has pushed ahead on the Senate vote on defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel despite Republican calls for more information.(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Despite GOP Calls For More Information, Senate Pushes Ahead On Hagel Vote

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee pushed ahead Monday with plans for a vote on Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be defense secretary despite Republican demands for more financial information from President Barack Obama’s choice.

02/11/2013

Sen. Carl Levin said Chuck Hagel's defense secretary nomination is "very much on track." (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Armed Services Chairman: Hagel Confirmation ‘Very Much On Track’

Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be the next defense secretary remains on track despite Republican demands for additional information about his paid speeches and business dealings, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said Thursday.

02/07/2013

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