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Congress moving to crack down on military sexual assaults

Lawmakers outraged by sexual assaults in the military are moving swiftly to address the problem, tackling legislation that would strip commanders of their authority...

Sexual assaults force military justice changes

Determined to stop sexual assault in the military, Congress is spelling out for the services how far lawmakers are willing to go in changing...

New Pentagon challenge: Where to put women in battle

The Pentagon's decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat presents a daunting challenge to top military leaders who now will have...

Blackwater founder worms his way back into mercenary company

An investment group with ties to the founder of the company formerly known as Blackwater announced Friday that it has bought the security firm,...

Top military leaders still opposed to open gay service

The top uniformed officers of the Army and the Marines say letting gays serve openly in the military at a time of war would...

U.S. use of mercenaries endanders lives in Afghanistan

U.S. reliance on private security in Afghanistan that is poorly monitored and often results in the hiring of Afghan warlords is profiting the Taliban...

Congress ready to vote on gay mililtary bills

Congress is set to vote on proposals to let gays serving in the military out of the closet and allow them to serve openly...