Pentagon

A man stands in front of a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virigina. More than four million people visit the cemetery annually, many coming to pay final respects at graveside services, of which nearly 100 are conducted each week. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Remains Of Maryland Soldier Killed In Korean War Returned

The Pentagon says the remains of a Maryland soldier missing in action from the Korean War have been recovered.

08/10/2015

Anthrax

Report Details Major Problems After Live Anthrax Were Sent To Md. Lab

Pentagon officials released a report Thursday detailing recurring problems at an Army bioterror facility that accidentally sent live anthrax to other labs for more than a decade.

07/23/2015

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.  The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the world's largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices.  Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Readying Plan To Lift Transgender Ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.

07/13/2015

anthrax

Pentagon: Anthrax Shipments Broader Than First Thought

The Pentagon said Friday that the Army’s mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department’s second-ranking official to order a thorough review.

05/30/2015

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.  The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the world's largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices.  Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Military Mistakenly Shipped Live Anthrax Samples

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores.

05/27/2015

This picture taken 26 December 2011 shows the Pentagon building in Washington, DC.  The Pentagon, which is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense (DOD), is the world's largest office building by floor area, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2), of which 3,700,000 sq ft (340,000 m2) are used as offices.  Approximately 23,000 military and civilian employees and about 3,000 non-defense support personnel work in the Pentagon. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Who Became Ill Near Pentagon Does Not Have Ebola

She said she had recently visited West Africa.

10/17/2014

bike ride, motorcycle

Hundreds Of Bikers Crossing Md., Va. For Sept. 11 Event

Hundreds of motorcycles are traveling across parts of western Maryland and northern Virginia as part of a Sept. 11 anniversary event.

08/15/2014

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report In Wake Of Navy Yard Shooting Finds Pentagon Must Focus On Insider Threat

An independent review triggered by the Washington Navy Yard killings last year says threats to Defense Department personnel and facilities increasingly are coming from within.

03/18/2014

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

Pentagon Chief Attending Arrival Of 4 War Dead

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.

10/09/2013

female midshipmen, navy, sexual assault

U.S. Naval Academy Revamps Sexual Assault Prevention Program

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.

08/22/2013

bradley manning

A Decade Of Pentagon Struggles Bared At Manning WikiLeaks Trial

Some of the Pentagon’s most painful themes of the past decade have played out at the court-martial of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning.

08/15/2013

(Credit: AP)

A Day Without Pay Ahead For Pentagon Workers

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.

07/06/2013

more