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News Briefs – December 14, 2015

Maine shipyard union approves four-year, no-raise contract The largest union at Maine's Bath Iron Works in Augusta, Maine, has approved a four-year contract that contains...

Headlines – December 11, 2015

News Pentagon seeks string of overseas bases to contain ISIS - As American intelligence agencies grapple with the expansion of the Islamic State beyond its headquarters...

News Briefs – December 11, 2015

U.S. ready to do more to help retake Ramadi Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S. is prepared to assist the Iraqi army with more...

States throw money at military bases to keep them open

States with large military bases are filling what is traditionally the federal government's role by picking up the tab for construction and repairs, saying...

Headlines – December 9, 2015

News Carter launches review of law that has defined military careers for decades - Defense Secretary Ash Carter has launched a review of the landmark 1986...

News Briefs – December 9, 2015

Senators demand transparency in U.S. military justice system Three U.S. senators say the military justice system's “cloak of secrecy” needs to be lifted and records...

Headlines – December 7, 2015

News Pentagon planning cuts in production, R&D - As it puts the finishing touches on its fiscal 2017 budget plan, the Pentagon is preparing to slow...

News Briefs – December 7, 2015

Military identifies two pilots killed in helicopter crash The Army has identified two pilots killed in a helicopter crash near Fort Campbell, Ky. Fort Campbell said...

Headlines – December 4, 2015

News All combat jobs open to women in the military - The Defense Department will lift all gender-based restrictions on military service starting in January, Defense...

News Briefs – December 4, 2015

Official: Army helicopter crashes in rural Tennessee CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Authorities say an Army helicopter from Fort Campbell, Tenn., has crashed in rural Tennessee....