Defense

After Gyrocopter Stunt, Lawmakers Want Answers

"This cannot happen again," key members warn.

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Panel Approves Bill Allowing VA Secretary to Claw Back Pension Benefits From Misbehaving Feds

Legislation also would cap the number of senior executives eligible for bonuses.

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The House Wants to Let You Bring a Gun to Army Corps Land

Spending bill includes another attempt to lift Army Corps ban on firearms.

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A U.S. Air Force F-15E flies over Iraq in September.

The War Against the Islamic State Will Go Undeclared

Congress won't approve President Obama's proposed authorization of military force, but it won't limit him either.

Brad Carson

The Pentagon Says This Man Can Fix Its Broken Personnel System

Army Under Secretary and former Congressman Brad Carson takes the reins in an office that has seen nine leaders since 2009.

Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., sponsored the provision.

U.S. Hostages from 1979 Iranian Revolution May Finally Be Compensated

Senate bill on Iran nuclear deal includes funding source for restitution.

A screener checks a ticket at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2008.

When Security Screening Crosses the Line

A screener at the Denver airport allegedly conspired to grope the genitals of male passengers he found attractive

It Just Got Easier to Contest Inclusion on the No Fly List

For starters, DHS will now tell people if they’re on the list; ACLU says new procedures aren’t enough.

The White House May Be Coming Around to the Senate Iran Deal

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was vaguely optimistic on Tuesday about the president’s thoughts on the latest version of the bill.

Two EA-18G Growlers from the Cougars of Electronic Attack Squadron conduct a flight test in November.

New Technology Will Allow Navy To Target with Jamming Pods

Faster datalinks will allow the Navy’s EA-18 Growler to pinpoint insurgents with weapons-quality accuracy.

Post's "choice of words had the effect of attempting to prevent some [A-10 backers] from lawfully communicating with Congress," the IG found.

Air Force Removes General Who Accused Pilot Lobbyists of Treason

James Post apologizes for asserting that A-10 backers shouldn't speak out.

Secretary of State John Kerry heads through the Capitol to a briefing with House members on Iran negotiations.

White House Mounts Massive Lobbying Campaign on Iran Deal

The administration is racing to prevent a veto-proof majority for a bill that would give Congress the power to block a nuclear deal.

Nextgov A ground level view of Utah's NSA Data Center in Bluffdale, Utah.

NSA’s Grand Plan to Snowden-Proof Its Data Using the Cloud

No one in the intelligence community wants to face another leak. With NSA’s widespread adoption of cloud computing, the spy agency may not have to.

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