- Obama to tell feds to boost renewable electricity Updated: Dec-04-13 7:13 pm
- Hagel says staff cutbacks will save $1 billion Updated: Dec-04-13 3:44 pm
- US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,153 Updated: Dec-03-13 3:07 pm
- Ohio military base looking to privatize utilities Updated: Dec-03-13 8:55 am
- Gay rights fight comes to Texas, despite ban Updated: Dec-01-13 10:28 am
- Defense Department tackles mobile authentication Updated: Dec-01-13 10:13 am
- US to destroy Syrian chemical weapons Updated: Nov-30-13 3:32 pm
- US advises carriers to comply with China air zone Updated: Nov-29-13 11:02 pm
- AP sources: Plan calls for ship to destroy weapons Updated: Nov-28-13 4:12 am
- Guard to let same-sex couples sign for benefits Updated: Nov-27-13 2:40 pm
- Army takes step back from Colorado expansion Updated: Nov-25-13 5:11 pm
- Pentagon urges Karzai to sign troop plan quickly Updated: Nov-25-13 12:48 pm
- Purdue grant to explore early childhood curricula Updated: Nov-25-13 4:04 am
- Spoils of war: Police getting leftover Iraq trucks Updated: Nov-24-13 11:44 am
- Mo. National Guard handling IDs for gay spouses Updated: Nov-23-13 12:16 pm
- Clock ticks on authority for Guantanamo detention Updated: Nov-23-13 12:04 pm
- 3 female Marines graduating from infantry course Updated: Nov-21-13 5:44 pm
- Study: Nuclear force feeling 'burnout' from work Updated: Nov-21-13 3:26 am
- Kerry: US and Karzai agree on language for pact Updated: Nov-20-13 11:50 pm
- Defense bill stalls over Dem, GOP divide Updated: Nov-20-13 6:39 pm
- Senate committee OKs Homeland Security nominee Updated: Nov-20-13 11:33 am
- Senate paralyzed on what to do about Guantanamo Updated: Nov-19-13 7:30 pm
- No money set aside for military propellant removal Updated: Nov-19-13 5:24 pm
- Turkey: No tolerance for militants headed to Syria Updated: Nov-18-13 6:45 pm
- North Texas soldier dies of Afghan war wounds Updated: Nov-18-13 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple to 20 percent its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that cutting his Pentagon staff by 20 percent will save at least $1 billion over five years.
As of Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at least 2,153 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
DAYTON, Ohio - Ohio's largest military base is expected to privatize more energy and utility operations as it tries to offset steep cuts in the federal defense budget.
AUSTIN, Texas - One couple wants to get married, while the other just wants theirs recognized. A third couple wants a divorce, while the fourth wants theirs finalized. If all win their lawsuits, they could overturn the Texas ban on same-sex marriage.
WASHINGTON - The Defense Department says it's committed to a future in which service members and civilians can use the latest and greatest mobile technology to get their work done, regardless of the device manufacturer. But it's still struggling mightily with one of the biggest challenges for mobility in the government: identity management.
DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's government will try to move the most lethal components of its chemical weapons program to a port city by the end of the year, and the U.S. has offered to pick up and destroy the hazardous material at an offshore facility, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Syrian officials said Saturday.
BEIJING - The United States advised U.S. carriers to comply with China's demand that it be told of any flights passing through its new maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea, an area where Beijing said it launched two fighter planes to investigate a dozen American and Japanese reconnaissance and military flights.
WASHINGTON - Destroying Syria's deadliest chemical weapons on land would come with vexing diplomatic and security problems as well as environmental issues. To avoid those potential troubles, U.S. officials say, the Obama administration is exploring the use of a government-owned ship to carry out the disposal in international waters.
SAN ANTONIO - The Texas National Guard will immediately begin letting same-sex couples register for benefits after the Defense Department approved a new procedure for enrolling National Guard members and their dependents for benefits.
DENVER - The Army on Monday took another step back from its one-time plan to expand a large training site in southeastern Colorado, drawing praise from area residents who said the move gives them some certainty about their future for the first time in years.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon is urging Afghan President Hamid Karzai to quickly sign a long-delayed security agreement that would keep some U.S. troops in the country after most foreign forces draw down in 2014.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - A team led by Purdue University researchers has been tapped to create a curriculum for U.S. Department of Defense child development centers serving more than 200,000 children around the world.
QUEENSBURY, New York - Coming soon to your local sheriff: 18-ton, armor-protected military fighting vehicles with gun turrets and bulletproof glass that were once the U.S. answer to roadside bombs during the Iraq war.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri National Guard is processing requests from same-sex partners for military ID cards that are the gateway to accessing benefits.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - A persistent knock came from inside the heavy, locked cell door.
CAMP GEIGER, North Carolina - Three female Marines have become the first women to graduate from the Corps' tough-as-nails enlisted infantry training school in North Carolina, officials said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - Key members of the Air Force's nuclear missile force are feeling "burnout" from what they see as exhausting, unrewarding and stressful work, according to an unpublished study obtained by The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. and Afghanistan have agreed on the language of a bilateral security pact that could clear the way for thousands of U.S. troops to train and assist Afghan forces after the NATO combat mission ends in 2014.
WASHINGTON - A $625 billion defense bill that establishes military policy stalled in the Senate on Wednesday as Democrats and Republicans struggled over how to move ahead on the massive measure.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security Department is one step closer to joining the Cabinet after winning support from a Senate committee.
WASHINGTON - Senators on Tuesday illustrated their paralysis over what to do with the Guantanamo Bay prison, voting down dueling bills to loosen and tighten restrictions on transferring detainees.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana officials haven't found a way to pay for the disposal of millions of pounds of military propellant that authorities said had been improperly stored at Camp Minden, a year after its discovery prompted the evacuation of a nearby town.
WASHINGTON - Turkey's top diplomat pushed back on Monday against allegations that his nation has not cracked down hard enough on extremists crossing its border to fight in Syria's civil war.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has announced the death of a 29-year-old North Texas soldier in a roadside mining attack in Afghanistan.