- Obama presents Navy with football trophy, again Updated: Apr-18-14 2:40 pm
- Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now Updated: Apr-17-14 5:29 pm
- US sending nonlethal aid to Ukraine military Updated: Apr-17-14 12:55 pm
- Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on NSA Updated: Apr-10-14 11:58 am
- Hagel seeks to increase ties with Mongolia Updated: Apr-10-14 7:47 am
- Hagel, Immelt to be honored with Intrepid awards Updated: Apr-09-14 1:42 pm
- Obama praises Afghans on presidential election Updated: Apr-05-14 8:44 pm
- Hagel: US strongly committed to protecting Japan Updated: Apr-05-14 4:22 am
- No clear security fixes for Fort Hood violence Updated: Apr-04-14 6:31 pm
- US optimism ebbs over Myanmar reforms Updated: Apr-04-14 4:05 am
- Hagel acts to improve POW-MIA accounting effort Updated: Mar-31-14 5:14 pm
- Pentagon to triple cyber staff to thwart attacks Updated: Mar-28-14 4:52 pm
- Marine: Beaufort on track to get 1st F-35 in June Updated: Mar-26-14 6:21 pm
- Despite chill, cooperation between US and Russia Updated: Mar-26-14 5:55 pm
- ND could lose soldiers due to National Guard cuts Updated: Mar-23-14 6:49 pm
- Ukraine crisis prompts security rethink in Europe Updated: Mar-21-14 12:41 pm
- US, Europe sanctions target Putin's inner circle Updated: Mar-20-14 8:33 pm
- Fort Jackson general: More budget cuts hit jobs Updated: Mar-20-14 6:33 pm
- Russian: No military moves planned against Ukraine Updated: Mar-20-14 3:51 pm
- Pentagon reviews will focus on military medals Updated: Mar-20-14 3:24 pm
- Israeli minister apologizes to US for his remarks Updated: Mar-20-14 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says the Navy football team not only had to overcome tough opponents to win the Commander-in-Chief trophy this year but a government shutdown as well.
GENEVA - In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. will send medical supplies, helmets and other nonlethal aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russia's "dangerously irresponsible" efforts to destabilize the country, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
WEST POINT, New York - If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen.
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia - After days of high-profile, pressure-filled meetings, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got to horse around a bit during a short stop in Mongolia on Thursday.
NEW YORK - The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum has named this year's honorees for its annual awards.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Saturday that Afghanistan's presidential election marks another milestone in the effort by the Afghan people to take full responsibility for their country as the United States and its allies gradually withdraw their forces.
YOKOTA AIR FORCE BASE, Japan - Against the backdrop of Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean region, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday a key message he will deliver to leaders in Tokyo this weekend is that the U.S. is strongly committed to protecting Japan's security.
DALLAS - After three mass shootings at military bases in the U.S. over the last five years, security experts say the sad truth is that there is probably no practical way of preventing members of the armed forces or civilian employees from carrying guns onto big installations like Fort Hood.
WASHINGTON - Two years after the United States announced the normalization of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, optimism in Washington over the nation's embrace of democracy is waning and concern over the plight of minority Muslims is growing.
WASHINGTON - In a bid to improve the government's accounting for missing U.S. war dead, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday he is establishing a new Pentagon agency with more focused authority and innovative approaches.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon plans to more than triple its cybersecurity staff in the next few years to defend against Internet attacks that threaten national security, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Marine Corps in South Carolina is getting its first futuristic F-35 fighter jets in June, a commander from the Air Station in Beaufort announced Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Since the Cold War ended two decades ago, Washington has considered Moscow mostly as an unreliable ally - and, at times, a stubborn adversary, in efforts to boost the global economy, curb weapons proliferation and calm other nations in tumult. At the same time, Russia's role as a key participant in international efforts to solve global crises gives it the ability to hurt the U.S. if it decides to be uncooperative or openly obstructive.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota National Guard could lose about 210 soldiers under a proposed reduction of personnel called for in the U.S. Department of Defense's recommended budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
STOCKHOLM - After the Cold War, Sweden refocused its national security strategy to give more weight to deployments in faraway conflict zones and even non-military challenges like climate change. Critics who dwelled on a Russian threat were dismissed as dinosaurs.
WASHINGTON - Raising the stakes in an East-West showdown over Ukraine, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered economic sanctions against nearly two dozen members of Vladimir Putin's inner circle and a major Russian bank that provides them support. He warned that more sweeping penalties against Russia's robust energy sector could follow.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The commander in charge of the Army's largest training installation warned Thursday that if a new round of automatic federal budget cuts moves forward and the Army becomes even smaller, Fort Jackson would lose about 3,100 jobs.
WASHINGTON - Russia's defense chief assured Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday that Russian forces along Ukraine's eastern border have no intention of crossing into Ukrainian territory.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon has launched three separate reviews on how military medals are awarded, in the face of broad criticism over the inability to recognize heroism in incidents such as the Fort Hood shootings and aborted plans to create a new award for drone pilots.
JERUSALEM - Israel's defense minister has apologized to his U.S. counterpart for criticizing Washington and for calling it weak when it comes to its stance on Iran's nuclear program.