The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel unanimously has endorsed sweeping reforms to how groceries are procured, priced, promoted and sold on U.S.
Way back in antiquity, before the so-called Global War On Terror, when Army planners' chief concern was a stand-up fight with a peer conventional adversary, one of the challenges over which field c
A three-judge panel on the U.S.
This could be a pivotal legislative year for more than 60,000 surviving spouses of service members who either died in retirement from service-connected ailments or injuries or died while serving on
Donald Trump's comments about NATO to the Washington Post's editorial board last week have ignited a firestorm of criticism from his fellow presidential aspirants of both parties and the foreign po
Jessika Ashcraft, wife of an Army helicopter pilot at Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., praises the progress their four-year-old son, afflicted with mild autism, has made this past year because of a
By August this year many more thousands of Vietnam War veterans those suffering from bladder cancer, hypothyroidism, Parkinson's-like symptoms and even high blood pressure could learn they will b
On Nov. 10, 2015, Senate Armed Services Committee chairman Sen.
The irony of the blistering attack that Brad R.
Commenting in Wednesday's Constitution on Donald Trump's controversial campaign for the Republican presidential nomination and the near-panic that it seems to be prompting among establishment Repub
As they review the Defense Department's latest plan to raise TRICARE fees and co-pays, particularly for working-age retirees and their families, key congressional panels are asking what beneficiari
Early last week, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced legislation that would reserve to Congress the right to decide whether women should have to register for the draft.
As many as 1.8 million active-duty and reserve component members, roughly 75 percent of the Total Force, will be invited in 2018 to switch to the new "blended" military retirement plan that Congres
Some day in the distant future, when historians are able to write objectively ó or at least, as objectively as history ever can be written ó about the last two disastrous decades of American foreig
With congressional leaders vowing this year to overhaul TRICARE, the military's health insurance benefit, the Department of Defense on Tuesday delivered to Capitol Hill its revised recommendations
One of the more telling indicators in the 2017 defense budget unveiled by the administration on Tuesday appears in the Army's budget submission.
Army and Marine Corps leaders swapped pledges with members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday not to cave to political pressure and relax ground combat skill requirements so that mor
Over the past five years, since Republicans won back control of the House, the Department of Veteran Affairs has been flogged publicly many times, often for allowing a mountain of backlogged disabi
On Jan. 8, six days before he closed out a 45-year Marine Corps career, his last job leading U.S. Southern Command, Gen. John F.
Advocates for preserving the military commissary benefit warned a House subcommittee Wednesday to avoid reforms that promise to preserve current savings for patrons but instead change how savings a
On Tuesday, Bloomberg Business reported that China has nearly completed construction of the second of two large, heavily armed coast guard cutters, or what the Chinese themselves call "maritime pol
The Department of Veterans Affairs expects up to 15,000 seriously ill veterans who served at Camp Lejeune, N.C., before 1988, when base drinking water was contaminated, to be helped by a faster-tra
In a hopeful sign for 60,000 military widows and widowers who lost spouses to service-connected illnesses or injuries, a key House subcommittee is taking a fresh look at how Congress might allow a
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