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Global Strike Command Adds New Job Type to Address Missileer Woes

Assistant director will be a middle-management position charged with supporting command leadership in its efforts to direct junior nuclear personnel.

Pentagon Pays More for Prescription Drugs Than Other Federal Health Programs

Defense spent $0.99 per unit in 2011, compared to $0.82 for Medicare Part D and $0.62 for Medicaid.

The U.S. and Iran's YouTube Diplomacy

The U.S. and Iran take to YouTube and the op-ed page to communicate directly with the other country’s citizens.

A National Nuclear Security Administration technician from the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tenn., inspects casks of highly enriched uranium aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 in February 2012.

Report: Two Years After Y-12 Break-In, U.S. Nuclear Security Still 'Chaotic'

GAO analysts say NNSA's lack of a 'clear vision' since nun's breach of a nuclear weapons site could be problematic.

A man watches the Opening Ceremonies of the 28th National Veterans Golden Age Games.

Vets, Service Members Say They Worry Less Than Civilians

"The military experience is defined by resilience," Gallup consultant says.

Nine-year-old Patrick Price enters an MRI machine for a brain scan, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004, in Washington. Researchers at Stanford have developed a brain imaging technique that military researchers say could revolutionize neuroscience.

A Breakthrough in the Checkered History Of Brain Hacking

A recent military-funded program could up-end the way brain research is conducted. By Patrick Tucker

The National Security Argument for Spending More on Conferences, Travel

As the U.S. loses its science and tech superiority, the military must look elsewhere.

Second Lt. Brian Quinn photographed vistas of Baghdad from an Army transport in 2011.

Obama to Deploy 200 Combat-Ready Troops to Iraq

This will bring the total number of U.S. forces in Iraq to nearly 800.

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel passes the Strategic Command flag to Navy Adm. Cecil Haney during a change-of-command ceremony in 2013.

Audit Questions Savings in Pentagon Plan to Cut Strategic Command, Other Senior Staff

Plan would exclude from consideration a lot of positions that could be cut, GAO finds.

Cat Litter's Role in Nuclear Leak Still Unproven

Labs fail to replicate the reaction hypothesized to have ruptured a storage drum.