Military

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 07:04
As the Pentagon works to analyze and repair widespread cracks in its F-16D fleet, it is recommending that partner nations closely inspect their F-16B and D models.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 06:39
Georgian Defense Minister Irakli Alasania met with his Afghan counterpart Bismillah Mohammadi during his visit to Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defense of Georgia said.
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 06:53
The $5 billion counterterrorism fund that the White House requested in the Pentagon and State Departments’ 2015 budget proposal would likely fund missions like the ones the US military has been conducting in Iraq over the past several months, an expert said.
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 07:40
There was a new feeling on the Senate side of the Capitol late last week that the chamber would begin work on the Senate Armed Services Committee-passed 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) in September.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 07:54
Republicans and Democrats showed a rare display of bipartisanship last week when members of both parties criticized the Pentagon’s $58.6 billion war budget request, but experts say Congress will likely approve the measure.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 07:47
The Pentagon could use a new $5 billion counterterrorism fund, strongly opposed by the US Congress, to purchase new intelligence gear and aircraft for American and partner militaries, a Defense Department official said.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 07:45
Pentagon officials defended their request for $60 billion in war funds before the House Budget Committee on Thursday as lawmakers accused them of trying to avoid budget caps and congressional scrutiny.
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 07:19
US House Armed Services Committee leaders struck a skeptical — and bipartisan — tone about a $5 billion counterterrorism program proposed by President Barack Obama.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:42
A US congressman called on the Pentagon Tuesday to shift dollars from its war spending accounts back into its base budget.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 06:52
While the US Defense Department’s Afghanistan war budget is expected to receive little resistance from lawmakers, the Pentagon is under pressure from the White House Office of Management Budget to lower, then eliminate supplemental requests, sources said.

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