Rep. Jeff Miller, chairman of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, is furious at the "ham-handed" attempt by the Obama administration Wednesday to dodge blame for trying to seize bonuses from troops.
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The Air Force is now offering bonuses of up to $175,000 to keep airmen engaged at piloting drones.
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter instructed the Pentagon Wednesday to stop trying to take back bonuses from California National Guard troops, who earned these lump sum payments when they enlisted to deploy in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Thousands Of Soldiers Now Have To Pay Back Their Bonuses To The Pentagon, While Bad VA Employees Keep Theirs
The Obama administration is targeting the bonuses of thousands of soldiers who signed up to serve in Iraq and Afghanistan, but left entirely alone the bonuses handed to numerous employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), despite questionable behavior.
Although members of Congress are now absolutely outraged the Pentagon is trying to recoup bonuses given out to thousands of troops, it turns out, Congress actually knew about this problem for at least two years.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley is upset the Army wasn't given enough time to implement policies and education following the repeal of the ban on transgenders serving openly in the military, and now 10 soldiers have come forward with official requests to change their gender.
GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter, a Marine reservist, wrote a letter to Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Sunday, demanding the Pentagon drop its "boneheaded" crusade of ordering thousands of troops to repay enlistment bonuses with interest.
Swarms of U.S. intelligence analysts are flying to Iraq to review stacks of internal Islamic State documents expected to be recovered when the city of Mosul finally falls.
Navy Secretary Embarks On ‘Thank You’ Tour To Laud His Own Accomplishments Of Diversity And Inclusion
As part of a "thank you" tour to wrap up his time in the Obama administration, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus lauded his own social engineering accomplishments Wednesday in front of Marines at Camp Pendleton.
The Food and Drug Administration has finally confirmed that companies are banned from donating cigars to U.S. troops, according to an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal.
An organization of LGBT military families protested Friday after a transgender kid in the 5th grade was denied access to the girls' restroom at a school on a U.S. Air Force base in Germany.
The Atlanta Veterans Affairs medical center targeted a whistleblower for exposing rampant misuse of taxpayer funds by management, according to a new Wednesday report from a federal whistleblower protection agency.
WikiLeaks suggested in several tweets Thursday that the 2016 election for president of the United States is rigged.
Staffers for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign debated about whether the word "amen" was too offensive to use in a tweet about Pope Francis himself, according to leaked emails.
The Pentagon's top military doctor expressed concern Thursday about the steadily growing number of obese troops, especially since the number of fat troops has doubled over the past five years.
Army Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. forces in the Middle East, said Wednesday he believes Iran was somehow involved in the spate of missiles fired at Navy ships.
Donald Trump blasted Hillary Clinton over her own campaign chairman trash talking her in leaked emails at the third presidential debate Wednesday.
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton repeated her promise Wednesday evening during the presidential debate to implement a no-fly zone in Syria, but just last week, a top general said such a move would cause open war with Russia and Syria.
Republican nominee Donald Trump said at the third presidential debate, that as one of his first acts as president, he'll deport the drug lords to prevent heroin from streaming across the southern border.