Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel traveled to Dover Air Force Base, Del., on Wednesday for the arrival of the remains of four U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Afghanistan.
As WJZ first reported, the U.S. Naval Academy is overhauling its sexual assault prevention program. Beginning this fall, a strong anti-assault message will be sent to midshipmen from day one.
Some of the Pentagon’s most painful themes of the past decade have played out at the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning.
A day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes next week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defense Department. Officials worry that the Pentagon will be hit even harder by layoffs in 2014 if automatic budget cuts continue as planned.
A Maryland soldier is among the five dead after a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
The Pentagon says the federal budget battle may force it to shrink this summer’s 60th anniversary commemoration of the end of the Korean War.
The Pentagon has sent Gov. Martin O’Malley a letter on the impact of automatic federal budget cuts.
Metro says it is starting to replace three elevators at the Pentagon station on the yellow and blue line.
The Afghan war effort eventually would be harmed by across-the-board budget cuts, even as the Obama administration intends to shield the military’s combat mission from the reductions, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Friday.
An Army private suspected of sending reams of classified documents to the secret-sharing WikiLeaks website was illegally punished at a Marine Corps brig and should get 112 days cut from any prison sentence he receives if convicted, a military judge ruled Tuesday.
Metro says weekend work on the red, orange, green and yellow lines will cause delays for train riders.
Military prosecutors are slowly working up the chain of command of a Marine Corps brig to show the government was justified in keeping an Army private tightly confined after he was arrested for allegedly sending classified information to the secret-busting website WikiLeaks.