US Officials: Military Concerned About Transgender Timeline U.S. officials say the Pentagon is poised to announce new rules allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in the U.S. military, amid concerns from senior military leaders who believe the department is moving too fast and has yet to resolve many details.
Move Over Drones, Driverless Cars -- Unmanned Ships Up NextIt's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.
US To Beef Up Military Presence In EuropeU.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to rotate troops in and out of the region to reassure allies worried about threats from an increasingly aggressive Russia.
Pentagon Seeking Hackers To Test CybersecurityThe Pentagon is looking for a few good computer hackers. Screened specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department's public internet pages in a program aimed at finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Politicians Push For End To Military Paying NFL To Honor TroopsThe New England Patriots got $675,000 from the Army National Guard to pay for honoring American troops.
North Texas Mother Of Fallen Navy Seal Gets Apology From General"I actually started crying and shaking. That's where my son died his blood was poured out on that soil," said Debbie Lee, whose son Marc was the first Navy Seal to lose his life during operation Iraqi Freedom in Ramadi.
U.S. Launches First Airstrikes Against ISIS In SyriaThe U.S. launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.
U.S. Sending Extra Combat Unit From Texas To South Korea The U.S. is sending an additional Army combat force of 800 soldiers to South Korea with tanks and armored troop carriers.
NC National Guard To Recognize Same Sex Marriages, Texas While the Texas National Guard refuses to allow same-sex spouses to apply for federal benefits, the North Carolina National Guard has decided to begin recognizing same-sex marriages.
Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can't Resist Political AttacksThe thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
Lockheed Turns To Employees For F-35 Savings IdeasIt seems a number of Lockheed Martin employees in Fort Worth are taking advantage of the opportunity to tell their bosses how to trim spending on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
CBS News: Pentagon Limits F-22 Fighter FlightsDefense Secretary Leon Panetta has limited the flights of the F-22 fighter jet to regions where pilots can quickly land the plane if they experience oxygen problems. Panetta ordered the Air Force on Tuesday to take new steps to address undiagnosed safety problems with the jet.