Defense

New Guidance Aims to Help Vietnam-Era Vets Who Are Denied Benefits

The Pentagon wants to make it easier for vets suffering from PTSD who received less-than-honorable discharges to obtain service benefits.

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What the White House Means When It Says 'We're at War' with ISIS

'We are at war with [ISIS] in the same way that we are at war with Al Qaeda and its affiliates around the world,' White House press secretary Josh Earnest said.

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Is It Peacetime or Wartime in America?

Obama is losing his battle with perpetual war.

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Women service members are honored at Target Field in Minneapolis. More veterans today are young and female.

Too Little Is Known About Vets’ Troubles, Watchdog Finds

Despite new transition programs, VA still struggles to deliver help.

Shiite militiamen north of Baghdad, Iraq, hold the flag of the Islamic State group they captured.

ISIS Is at Least Twice as Big as We First Thought It Was

CIA report estimates the group has 20,000 to 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria.

Russia's Militarization of the North Pole Has U.S. Lawmakers on Edge

Moscow is beefing up its military presence in the Arctic region at a faster rate than any other polar nation.

They Crossed the Border as Unaccompanied Minors to Reunite With Their Mom

"I was very, very scared. I came with people I didn't know."

Defense One A movie poster for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, showing the superhero over the streets of New York City.

The Military Just Asked Harvard To Make Them a Spider-Man Suit

How science is turning soldiers into superheroes. By Patrick Tucker

Boehner Says He'll Give Obama What He Wants on ISIL

Speaker criticized parts of President Obama's plan but said Congress should approve what he asked for anyway.

Maria Contreras-Sweet, head of the Small Business Administration, meets with Undersecretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning at the Pentagon in April.

Pentagon’s Sole-Source Contracts Continue to Dwindle, Says GAO

Army is top awarder of work to disadvantaged businesses.

Barack Obama, Chuck Hagel and Martin Dempsey observe a moment of silence at the Pentagon Thursday.

President Obama Honors the Families of 9/11 Victims

"Your love is the ultimate rebuke to the hatred of those who attacked us that bright blue morning."

Nextgov Navy Adm. William H. McRaven, the commander of U.S. Special Operations Command.

Special Operations Wants Portable Lasers, Better Night Vision Goggles

The Special Operations Command requires “revolutionary game changing” technologies to support its mission.

Should the U.S. Revoke Passports of Americans Fighting for ISIS?

Several lawmakers say that’s essential to keeping them from attacking U.S. soil.

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