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High cost of health care attacks Pentagon

The loud, insistent calls in Washington to rein in the rising costs of Social Security and Medicare ignore a major and expensive entitlement program...

Military finds widespread combat stress, some far from front lines

The gritty combat in Afghanistan is thousands of miles away. But the analysts in the cavernous room at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia relive...

For first time, federal budget cuts affect Washington, DC

To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to...

Republicans propose funding measure to help Pentagon, avoid government shutdown

Republicans controlling the House moved Monday to give the Pentagon more money for military readiness while easing the pain felt by such agencies as...

Democrats, Republicans will stage meaningless budget votes

Across-the-board spending cuts all but certain, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are staging a politically charged showdown designed to avoid public blame for...

Panetta: America could become ‘second rate’ power

The United States is at risk of becoming a second-rate power if automatic budget cuts go into effect, plunging the U.S. armed forces into...

Some male Marines express concern about women in combat

Male Marines listed being falsely accused of sexual harassment or assault as a top concern in a survey about moving women into combat jobs,...

Economic doom and gloom complicates Obama’s politial agenda

Just as President Barack Obama is pushing new initiatives on gun control and immigration, the gloomy old problem of a sluggish economy is elbowing...

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...

Military suicides continue to rise

For U.S. troops, less combat is not translating to less stress. Members of the military committed suicide at a record pace in 2012 —...