More defense money and attention will be paid to the Navy’s nuclear submarine force to correct for recent “drift” in the mission, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday at Nuclear Submarine Base Kings Bay.
The Army is acknowledging that Gen. John Campbell, the Army's vice chief of staff, misspoke and omitted key facts as he sought to defend a $4 billion intelligence technology system that critics say has not worked as promised.
The Navy's $23 billion littoral combat ship is less able to survive an attack than other U.S. warships, according to Michael Gilmore, the Defense Department's director of operational testing and evaluation.
A series of bird strikes that knocked the pilot and co-pilot unconscious caused a U.S. HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter to crash at a nature preserve in England earlier this year, the Air Force said in a report released Wednesday.
Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands of federal employees who had applied for top-secret security clearances, according to The New York Times.
The last exhibit room at the Chinese People’s Anti-Japanese War Memorial Hall opens with a panel proclaiming: “Chinese and Japanese People Should Be Friends Forever.” But recently, curators have tacked on an awkward postscript.
Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson apologized for past problems at Dorn VA Medical Center that he characterized as “absolutely unacceptable,” but he also said Wednesday that recent changes in personnel and processes have allowed the Columbia facility to begin turning the corner.
Russian authorities on Wednesday charged a captured Ukrainian military pilot with complicity in the deaths last month of two Russian journalists, spurring accusations in Kiev that the female officer was abducted by pro-Russia militants and illegally transferred to Russian custody.
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The trees are purple and the grass is red, but that doesn’t mean someone’s slipped something funny into your drink. Rather, you’re in Stuttgart July 12 for the city’s annual Lichterfest, or Festival of Lights.