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Senators question Pentagon's reasoning for base closings

Decision to shutter Portsmouth Naval Shipyard threatens the future of Navy shipbuilding, training and research in the coastal region, lawmakers argue.

London attacks fuel debate over U.S. transit security

Apparent terrorist attacks on London commuter systems spark heightened concerns about U.S. mass transit vulnerabilities.

House, Senate spar on protecting DHS whistleblowers

Bills in each chamber differ on whether to extend whistleblower rights to employees.

Defense employees to get anti-spyware software

A $6.9 million contract will safeguard 4 million computers in both offices and homes with security software.

Connecticut officials question savings for base closure

Lawmakers say the Pentagon low-balled the cost of closing the New London Submarine Base.

Pentagon releases homeland defense strategy

Plan outlines how the military will take action abroad and within the United States over the next 10 years.

Retired officials warn BRAC could cause civilian brain drain

Retired military officials say some workers will quit rather than move to new locations as a result of realignments.

Officials: Insurance companies con soldiers

Two companies agree to refund up to $2 million in wake of scrutiny.

GAO: Pentagon largely complying with threat reduction reporting requirements

Five-year plan addressed Congress' requirements and tied funding to results, auditors found.

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