Best Memorial Day Events for the Family in D.C.Each Memorial Day holiday, the Nation's Capital pays tribute to the brave fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives in service to our country. Whether you choose one of the areas many military sponsored events or a more social entertaining event, we remember and pay honor to our brave servicemen and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms with celebrations throughout the metro region.
Army Cuts Could Grow Even Bigger if Budget Impasse PersistsIn the midst of a war against the Islamic State that the Obama administration says will last many years, the Army is moving ahead with big troop cuts.
'Treats 4 Our Troops' Changes Focus to Wounded Warriors"Treats 4 Our Troops" is a post-Halloween, pre-Veteran Day tradition in our area, and while the sweets bring cheer to military service members they've brought a new career to the organization's founder.
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.
Bipartisan Delegation Visiting Troops Overseas A bipartisan congressional delegation is spending Memorial Day visiting troops overseas.
Military Nears Holy Grail: Pizza That Lasts YearsResearchers close to developing pizza that can remain good to eat after 3 years without freezing.
Robot Helicopter/Truck Could Transform WarfareUnmanned vehicle could be used to rescue wounded soldiers from the battlefield.
Va. Tech Professor's Military Op-Ed Sparks Outcry A Virginia Tech professor's commentary on an online news website about the "Support the Troops" sentiment has sparked a backlash against him and the school.
Army May Extend Current Afghanistan Deployments Due To Budget CutsSoldiers deployed to Afghanistan next year may see their war tours extended because budget cuts will drastically limit training for brigades to replace them, the top Army general said Friday.