When I heard Leon Panetta’s announcement about lifting the combat restrictions on women in the military, I immediately thought of former Army National Guard Sergeant Paigh Bumgarner.
Bumgarner had deployed to Iraq, where she …
A B-52H Stratofortess comes in for a landing at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Jan. 7.
A spike in home prices shows that the housing market is continuing its slow path to recovery.
…why can’t U.S. soldiers change on the fly, depending on their changing mission?
Apparently, they soon will be able to, according to this recently-updated solicitation, which begins:
The Soldier Protection System
With corporations (and dilettante millionaires) taking over cattleraising, the family-owned ranch may soon ride into the sunset
After years of resisting calls for it to drop its opposition to gay members and troop leaders, the Boy Scouts of America may finally — slowly — be changing its tune.
We noted a couple of weeks ago the Navy’s efforts to try to reduce sexual assaults in the ranks by getting rid of the so-called “bystander mentality.” That’s where people – in the instant case, sailors – look the other way …
The Republican Party’s post-election reckoning is not going well.
U.S. Marines and Afghan National Army troops check out a suspected improvised explosive device in Kajaki, Jan. 17.
Over breakfast the other day, a four-star general said the budget crunch means that any contract he issued for more than $5 million now needs a higher-up’s OK. He joked that he’d probably be issuing a lot more $4.9 million contracts soon.
At least Battleland thought he was joking.
The first three items listed in Friday’s roster of …
Is a new leader with a bit of prosecutorial zeal all that’s needed at the SEC?
Piggybacking off this year’s influenza epidemic, a new strain of the highly contagious norovirus has reached the U.S. from Australia.