Defense

Nobody Panic, But There Was an Ebola Scare at the Pentagon

A woman who recently visited Africa became ill outside the Pentagon this morning. But let's not jump to conclusions.

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U.S. Troops Fighting Ebola in West Africa Are Earning Bonus Pay

Military members can earn up to $400 extra per month.

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Calling the Enemy of Our Enemy an Enemy

The State Department announced Thursday that it held talks about ISIS with a Syrian Kurdish party. The party also happens to be linked to a group on the U.S. terror list.

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has spoken out in favor of restrictions.

What Would an Ebola Travel Ban Actually Look Like?

Even if the government gets around the legal and administrative hurdles, imposing the ban may make fighting Ebola harder.

FDA Guidelines Thwart Ebola Screening at U.S. Hospitals

Dallas hospital had the same machine the military uses in Africa to screen for Ebola--but federal rules restricts its use.

Fighting ISIS's Messaging Online Is Key to Victory

The leader of the international coalition against ISIS said that combating the group’s message online is as important as defeating them militarily.

TSA Administrator to Resign

Agency’s labor-friendly and longest serving chief will step down at the end of the year.

Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria.

The Campaign Against ISIS Finally Has a Name

The operation to "degrade and destroy" the Islamic State shall be known as "Inherent Resolve."

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A New Way to Find Federal Contracting Information

GovTribe’s free alternative to FBO hits the Web.

"For those who think we don't need an Army, look around the world and see the things we do every single day," said Gen. Raymond Odierno.

The Army's Answer to Its Identity Crisis

Service leaders laid out what the future looks like without a large ground operation and with a smaller budget.

A Second Texas Healthcare Worker Has Ebola

The unidentified hospital employee also treated the first U.S. patient who died last week in Dallas.

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Pentagon Needs to Build Cybersecurity into the Acquisition Process

The Defense Department needs to turn its focus to the protection of battlefield systems.

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What’s So Secret About the Price of Dell and HP PCs?

Army intel deal for 6,535 PCs blacks out price.

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