Remembering our veteransRemembering our veteransMy wife, Claire, my 23-year-old son, D.J. and I had the honor of attending a ceremony honoring Captain Daniel W. Eggers.
Naval Support Activity to host wounded warrior 5KNaval Support Activity to host wounded warrior 5Khe Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads is hosting the Wounded Warrior 5k on Nov. 5 at 11:30 a.m.
Warship honoring Marine Rafael Peralta christened at Maine shipyardWarship honoring Marine Rafael Peralta christened at Maine shipyardThe mother of a Marine who was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for shielding fellow Marines from a grenade has christened the ship bearing her son's name by crashing a bottle of Champagne on the ship's bow.
EDITORIAL: House panel on Benghazi wasted millionsEDITORIAL: House panel on Benghazi wasted millionsWe got relevant answers long ago, but attempts to undermine Clinton continue
McCain slams Army's 'wasteful' plan for a new service pistolMcCain slams Army's 'wasteful' plan for a new service pistolSen. John McCain has issued a scathing report about the Army’s “byzantine” and “wasteful” handgun selection process that should be much simpler.
Editorial: House panel on Benghazi wasted millionsEditorial: House panel on Benghazi wasted millionsBenghazi probe was nothing more than a political attack
Northrop’s Long Range Strike-Bomber: What We Still Don’t KnowNorthrop’s Long Range Strike-Bomber: What We Still Don’t KnowA day after the Pentagon revealed that Northrop Grumman will build the Air Force’s Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B), the aerospace industry is still struggling to grasp at the full impact of the decision.
Northrop Grumman wins Air Force's Long Range Strike Bomber contractNorthrop Grumman wins Air Force's Long Range Strike Bomber contractNorthrop Grumman has won the right to build the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation bomber.
Northrop Grumman Wins Air Force's Long Range Strike Bomber ContractNorthrop Grumman Wins Air Force's Long Range Strike Bomber ContractNorthrop Grumman has won the right to build the U.S. Air Force’s next-generation bomber.
Gen. John Kelly, SOUTHCOM chief and Gold Star dad, to retireGen. John Kelly, SOUTHCOM chief and Gold Star dad, to retireMarine Gen. John Kelly, the highest ranking U.S. officer since 9/11 to lose a child in combat, is preparing to retire.
Bum comparison: No retiree COLA vs military pay capsBum comparison: No retiree COLA vs military pay capsCome January, some military retirees are sure to ask why they haven’t seen an annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in first-of-year paychecks.
- Capitol Hill
Former SecDef Gates: DoD should just take the moneyFormer SecDef Gates: DoD should just take the moneyGates said he'd accept GOP plans to fund defense programs through temporary war account if there is no real alternative
Service members, retirees to see changes in payService members, retirees to see changes in payPolicies wreak havoc with cost-of-living adjustments, military pay caps
Voices: Training Afghan soldiers is just not workingVoices: Training Afghan soldiers is just not working Counting on Afghan soldiers to defeat the Taliban is wishful thinking, not foreign policy.
- Health Care
'Golden hour' policy saved U.S. lives in Afghanistan'Golden hour' policy saved U.S. lives in AfghanistanTroop deaths in Afghanistan dropped by more than 6 percentage points after a new 'golden hour' policy took effect.
Friday’s letters to the editor, Sept. 18Friday’s letters to the editor, Sept. 18Instead of allowing Chartrand and Tallahassee to further gut the class size amendment we should demand they obey the will of the people
Column: 'Former DoD Comptroller Pleads For End To Budgetary Chaos'*Column: 'Former DoD Comptroller Pleads For End To Budgetary Chaos'*When Robert Hale was the Defense Department comptroller, he said never got to pick his own headlines.
Rochester, N.H. bans panhandlingRochester, N.H. bans panhandlingThe ordinance that will fine anyone who passes an item to or receives an item from a car on a public road.
- Breaking News
LRS-B Details Emerge: Major Testing, Risk Reduction CompleteLRS-B Details Emerge: Major Testing, Risk Reduction CompleteNew details on the US Air Force's new bomber are emerging, including the completion of risk reduction tests.
Saturday’s letters to the editor, Aug. 29Saturday’s letters to the editor, Aug. 29I consider this “hunt” to be unnecessary. Rather target the homeowners who refuse to comply with common-sense actions.
Safer truck to replace HumveeSafer truck to replace HumveeThe Pentagon will replace its aging Humvees with armored trucks that protect like MRAPs.
Air Force sending advanced fighters to EuropeAir Force sending advanced fighters to EuropeWASHINGTON — The Air Force plans to send its most sophisticated warplane, the F-22 Raptor fighter, to Europe as a potential deterrent to Russian aggression, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said Monday.
Erasmus wins title at Brutal Wear OpenErasmus wins title at Brutal Wear OpenErasmus outlasts Tarwid in Men’s Open Singles; Gates, Holt win doubels crown
- Iowa View
Promise of scouting beckons anewPromise of scouting beckons anewWe have fought to end the ban on gay leaders
Waak pulls off upset at Brutal Wear OpenWaak pulls off upset at Brutal Wear OpenWaak, who plays at Valparaiso, knocked off sixth-seeded Robert Gates of Chicago.
Finding Oshkosh pride in AfghanistanFinding Oshkosh pride in AfghanistanI used to see Oshkosh trucks around Wittman Field. Now I see them in Afghanistan.
Gay Scout leader rejected by Ky. parishGay Scout leader rejected by Ky. parishNew Scouts policy allows church-sponsored units to choose local unit leaders.