A new watchdog report shows that although the Pentagon has no idea how many civilian workers it actually needs, that hasn’t stopped it from exploding in size while simultaneously proposing to slash the pay and benefits of military personnel.
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In a recent YouTube interview, President Obama predicted that given the recent success of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, more states will soon join them and the Department of Justice will look the other way.
A plan by the Department of Veterans Affairs for a first-rate hospital in Denver, Colo., has spiraled so out of control that the department is over-budget, in legal trouble, wondering where it all went wrong and asking for more funds.
House Armed Services Committee Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry told reporters on Thursday that any attempts from the Obama administration to “nickel and [dime] our people to death” in the defense budget won’t fly without a fight.
The Obama administration removed the ban on sending Guantanamo detainees to Yemen two years ago, but officials now say they’ve changed their minds after a recent uprising by Iranian-backed terrorists in Yemen has renewed security concerns.
Following an investigation from the Naval Criminal Investigation Services into a suspicious death, a Navy commander has been fired from his post at Guantanamo Bay.
A new inspector general report reveals that the Air Force is having a tough time sticking to budget, and as it stands now, a 2013 plan to acquire 46 new drones would result in $8.8 billion dollars worth of waste.
Four more employees have received relief after being retaliated against for whistleblowing in Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country, an independent federal agency announced.
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night gave veterans a glimmer of hope by promising them that they’ll receive the benefits they deserve, but many veterans groups feel shafted and tossed aside due to a marked lack of specific policy proposals.
After an extensive legal battle lasting seven years, Guantanamo prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi was finally granted the right to publish his 466-page memoir, which includes the allegation that female soldiers forced him to participate in a threesome.
Alabama Man Jacks Army Humvee, Drives On Wrong Side Of Road With Lights Off, Goes To Prison. Roll Tide.
A 19-year-old man from Alabama is staring down a 20-year sentence for apparently stealing a military Humvee and driving it erratically on the wrong side of the road.
VA officials kept veterans in the dark about a bacteria contamination at the Brockton Veterans Affairs facility in Boston -- even though it can cause a severe form of pneumonia with a mortality rate up to 30 percent.
President Obama is accelerating plans to close down Guantanamo Bay, but a poll from Rasmussen Reports indicates that voters are none too pleased about Obama’s goal.
Governor Matt Mead of Wyoming is furious about marijuana pouring into his state, but unlike Oklahoma and Nebraska, he’s not focused on suing Colorado, but is instead considering suing the federal government for violating states’ rights.
With the new Congress in office, the Air Force will likely move to cut A-10s for good and ask for yet another round of base closures, despite the previous Congress repeatedly pushing back against the down-sizing.
A new report from the RAND Corporation released on Thursday found that if marijuana were legalized in Vermont, as Governor Peter Shumlin is advocating for, the drug could generate tens of millions in tax revenue.
A civilian employee who used to work for the Department of Defense in Colorado has just been booked for defrauding the Army out of $125,000 dollars worth of bonus money after lying about referring numerous recruits.
The state of the marijuana industry is hazy, but a new report shows just how incredible job growth has been in 2014 now that 148 million Americans live in pro-medical marijuana states.
In a landmark announcement, an Army spokesman on Thursday said that women will now be allowed to participate in the training program for one of the world’s most elite forces, the Army Rangers. Though no combat roles have opened up for women, the study seeks to determine if women have what it takes to make it.