Government Executive - Defense information about management of national security organizationsen-usWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:22:46 -0500John Boehner Forges Ahead on the House Benghazi Probe did the speaker respond to a GOP-led report that supported the Obama administration? He reappointed his own select inquiry into the 2012 terrorist attacks.Russell Berman, National JournalWed, 26 Nov 2014 10:22:46 -0500 user Mike Lurie/Speaker John BoehnerWhen Will Hillary Clinton Stake Out Her Policy Positions? she wants to—for better or for worse.Emma Roller, National JournalTue, 25 Nov 2014 19:00:00 -0500 Department file photoFBI Accuses Two Young Minnesotans of Planning to Join Extremists in Syria 20-year-old Somali American is believed to have made it to Syria; his 18-year-old friend was stopped before he could leave the U.S.Kaveh Waddell, National JournalTue, 25 Nov 2014 15:56:43 -0500 billows behind an Islamic State group sign during clashes between militants from the Islamic State group and Iraqi security forces in Iraq.APVA Fires Another Senior Exec of the Phoenix VA health care system had been on paid administrative leave since May, pending an investigation.Kellie LunneyTue, 25 Nov 2014 14:12:42 -0500 D. Franklin/AP file photoWho Will Replace Chuck Hagel? Obama will be naming his fourth secretary of defense in six years. Will he choose the first woman to run the Pentagon?Russell Berman, The AtlanticMon, 24 Nov 2014 16:48:30 -0500 Flournoy, one of the top contenders, visits with troops in Southern Iraq in 2011. Sgt. David Bryant/Defense Department file photoObama Orders Expanded U.S. Role in Afghanistan to Avoid Another ISIS military finally won over the president.Allen McDuffee, The AtlanticMon, 24 Nov 2014 09:47:04 -0500 Department file photoChuck Hagel Is Out at the Pentagon defense secretary is leaving the top post at the Pentagon after less than two years in office. By Stephanie GaskellStephanie Gaskell, Defense OneMon, 24 Nov 2014 09:35:49 -0500 Department file photoAmerica Just Launched Its 500th Drone Strike 13-year-old tactic, once intended to be rare, has become completely routine.Micah Zenko, The AtlanticFri, 21 Nov 2014 15:55:49 -0500 States Air ForceVeteran Suicides Highlight Tragic Consequences of Bureaucracy hearing on improving mental health care access for vets poignantly underscores the new secretary’s management challenges.Kellie LunneyWed, 19 Nov 2014 16:53:30 -0500 John McCain, R-Ariz., has introduced legislation to expand veterans' access to suicide prevention and mental health services. Gerry Broome/APWhy Air Force Cadets Need to Study Philosophy emphasis on humanities means more well-rounded decision making.Alexandra Ossola, The AtlanticWed, 19 Nov 2014 09:53:48 -0500 / Shutterstock.comIG: Corruption in Afghanistan Getting 'Significantly Worse' top watchdog said it "seems like nobody is responsible for anything."Jordain Carney, National JournalTue, 18 Nov 2014 19:00:00 -0500"I can not find anybody who's lost their job for screwing up, and there have been a lot of screwups in Afghanistan, and that's a problem," John Sopko said. SIGAR file photoWhy It's Too Early to Forget About Ebola Ebola outbreak is far from over in West Africa. Pay attention, America.Sophie Novack, National JournalMon, 17 Nov 2014 11:16:46 -0500 rate remains high in Sierra Leone. Flickr user Cyprien Fabre/European Commission DG ECHOMitt Romney Says Obama Shouldn't Rule Out Boots on the Ground in Iraq former presidential contender on Sunday gave the president some advice on both foreign and domestic policy.Rebecca Nelson, National JournalMon, 17 Nov 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Halloran / Shutterstock.comPentagon Orders Overhaul of Nuclear-Missile Squad After Cheating Scandals Defense secretary said the force will need billions more in funding over the next five years.Jordain Carney, National JournalFri, 14 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500 DepartmentFive Things You Could Buy for the Price of an F-35 $180 million could improve national security.Patrick TuckerThu, 13 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0500$300,000 an Hour: The Cost of Fighting ISIS price will the U.S. ultimately pay to neutralize the Islamic State?Uri Friedman, The AtlanticThu, 13 Nov 2014 11:00:00 -0500 Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, outlines part of the strategy against ISIS in September.Glenn Fawcett/Defense DepartmentOne in Six Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans Might Have PTSD could be decades before we know the depth of veterans' health problems.Jordain Carney, National JournalWed, 12 Nov 2014 16:35:41 -0500 Marines take a break to watch the sunset after a dismounted patrol in Iraq in 2009.Defense Department file photoThe Quiet End to the U.S. Ebola Panic could work against Obama's request for an additional $6.2 billion to fight the disease both domestically and abroad.Russell Berman, The AtlanticWed, 12 Nov 2014 10:06:47 -0500 Photography / Shutterstock.com150 Years of Burials at Arlington history of the Virginia cemetery where 400,000 U.S. servicemen are interredSallie Lewis, The AtlanticTue, 11 Nov 2014 15:37:06 -0500 / Shutterstock.comUnemployment Among Post-9/11 Vets Is Still High efforts by the government and the private sector to hire former service members are making a difference, data shows.Kellie LunneyTue, 11 Nov 2014 15:35:27 -0500 CEO Howard Schultz is working to bridge the military-civilian divide.Ted S. Warren/APHow the Defense Department's Procurement Problems Are Hurting National Security Pentagon spends too much time and money buying weapons that don't deliver.Marcus WeisgerberTue, 11 Nov 2014 13:00:00 -0500 acquisition chief Frank Kendall says the military is in danger of losing its technological edge.Todd Lopez/U.S. ArmyRemember: 83,000 American Veterans Are Still Missing of the soldiers "known only unto God" can actually be identified.Brian Resnick, National JournalTue, 11 Nov 2014 10:00:49 -0500 Jones / Shutterstock.comIs There a Better Way to Observe Veterans Day? countries offer models for truly nationwide tributes to military service and sacrifice.Edward Delman, The AtlanticTue, 11 Nov 2014 09:55:29 -0500 yeoman and volunteers installing 888,246 ceramic poppies on August 7, 2014 commemorate the First World War British and colonial military fatalities.Ron Ellis / Shutterstock.comThe CIA Finally Sets the Record Straight on the True Story Behind Argo joining the service in June, CIA has used its Twitter account to recount unclassified operations throughout history.Adam Epstein, QuartzMon, 10 Nov 2014 16:04:00 -0500 Bros./APStung at Home, Obama Embarks on His Longest Foreign Trip president will spend 10 days in Asia, where leaders know all about his domestic political weakness.George E. Condon Jr., National JournalMon, 10 Nov 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Words / file photo