- Obama continues telephone outreach on Ukraine Updated: Mar-08-14 3:08 pm
- Identities sought of 21 men killed at Pearl Harbor Updated: Mar-06-14 11:40 am
- Congress set to take 1st steps on Ukraine, Russia Updated: Mar-06-14 10:38 am
- Senate set to vote on military sexual assault bill Updated: Mar-05-14 6:52 pm
- US taking steps to help NATO allies in Europe Updated: Mar-05-14 3:08 pm
- In Kiev, Kerry visits protest sites, promises aid Updated: Mar-04-14 8:02 pm
- 2015 defense plan would keep links to Europe Updated: Mar-04-14 4:49 pm
- US, Europeans try to rally Western front vs Russia Updated: Mar-03-14 11:16 pm
- Big or small, spending-cut efforts hit roadblocks Updated: Mar-03-14 3:54 am
- Pentagon budget cuts cloud Davis-Monthan's future Updated: Mar-02-14 2:59 pm
- Proposed cuts pack big impact for Wisconsin city Updated: Mar-02-14 11:32 am
- Will 'zero option' in Afghanistan cause chaos? Updated: Mar-01-14 4:11 am
- 10 Things to Know: This Week's Takeaways Updated: Mar-01-14 12:35 am
- Hagel urges Russia to act cautiously on Ukraine Updated: Feb-27-14 12:25 pm
- Allies of Ukraine express concern over its unrest Updated: Feb-27-14 12:19 pm
- US general: Grim Afghan future if no security pact Updated: Feb-26-14 3:20 pm
- Hagel says Europeans should step up NATO support Updated: Feb-26-14 10:16 am
- Senator optimistic on New Mexico military bases Updated: Feb-26-14 8:47 am
- Congress signals tough fight for Pentagon plan Updated: Feb-25-14 4:49 pm
- Congress skeptical about plan to shrink military Updated: Feb-25-14 6:45 am
- Vt.'s senators disappointed by National Guard cuts Updated: Feb-25-14 5:10 am
- Iowa National Guard units brace for possible cuts Updated: Feb-25-14 5:08 am
- Planned cuts would hit littoral ship program Updated: Feb-24-14 6:55 pm
- Hagel says US military must shrink to face new era Updated: Feb-24-14 6:21 pm
- Malloy, governors offer new National Guard plan Updated: Feb-24-14 3:50 pm
KEY LARGO, Florida - Vacationing in Florida, President Barack Obama continued his telephone consultations with world leaders on Ukraine, speaking one on one Saturday with the leaders of three European powers and collectively with the heads of the three Baltic states, White House said.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The remains of 21 sailors killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor and buried as unknowns should be identified and returned to their families, a group of U.S. senators said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives was poised Thursday to pass the first aid bill for Ukraine's new, pro-Western government, while both chambers of Congress looked to advance legislation imposing hard-hitting sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's government.
WASHINGTON - The Senate is heading for a showdown over contentious legislation to curb sexual assaults in the military by taking away the authority of senior commanders to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration took steps Wednesday to support the defenses of U.S. allies in Europe in response to Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
KIEV, Ukraine - In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tuesday where more than 80 anti-government protesters were killed last month, and promised beseeching crowds that American aid is on the way.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Tuesday its spending plan for 2015 would begin to reshape the military after more than a decade of war without lessening America's commitment to support European allies at a time of tension with Russia.
WASHINGTON - The U.S and major allies strained on Monday to rally a strong Western front to persuade Russia to step back from a military takeover of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region. But several acknowledged there are few options beyond already-threatened economic and diplomatic penalties, and critics said administration efforts were too little, too late after years of pressing for friendlier relations with Moscow.
WASHINGTON - The budget gurus in Congress have failed for years to find a grand bargain to reduce the government's long-term debt, so this year they decided to go small. Just 1 percentage point would be shaved from the annual cost-of-living increase in military pensions for veterans under age 62.
TUCSON, Arizona - The future of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is up in the air after the recent disclosure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's proposed spending plan.
WASHINGTON - To see the impact of strategic military decisions on local communities, look no further than Marinette, Wisconsin
WASHINGTON - If President Barack Obama were to decide to leave no military advisory force in Afghanistan next year, would Afghan security unravel to the point of enabling a civil war, a Taliban takeover and a return of al-Qaida in such numbers as to pose a 9/11-type threat?
Looking back at the stories to remember from the past week:
BRUSSELS - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urged Russia on Thursday not to take any action on Ukraine that might boost tensions or be subject to misinterpretation.
U.S. and European officials expressed concern on Thursday over the turmoil in Ukraine and Russia's decision to have its military conduct large-scale military exercises near Ukraine's borders.
BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without U.S. help, the top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan's refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, embolden the enemy and prompt some Afghan security forces to cooperate with the Taliban to "hedge their bets."
BRUSSELS - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday the European allies must start bearing more of the burden of modernizing NATO or risk it becoming irrelevant.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Sen. Tom Udall says New Mexico apparently will escape the brunt of the impact of proposed cuts to the U.S. military.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers signaled a difficult battle ahead for the Obama administration's plan to dramatically overhaul the nation's military, voicing opposition Tuesday to proposed cuts in benefit packages, long-standing weapons programs and bases that mean money and jobs across America.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's push for a smaller, nimbler military must now face the scrutiny of a Congress that has spent years battling the Pentagon's vision for a new security strategy.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont's two United States senators are expressing displeasure and concern over proposed cut to the National Guard.
DES MOINES, Iowa - A proposal by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to shrink the Army National Guard by 20,000 soldiers and the Army reserve by 10,000 over the next few years has Iowa soldiers worried for their jobs.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday he is seeking cuts to a Navy combat ship program that is linked with thousands of jobs in Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON - Looking beyond America's post-9/11 wars, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday proposed shrinking the Army to its smallest size in 74 years, closing bases and reshaping forces to confront a "more volatile, more unpredictable" world with a more nimble military.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and some fellow governors planned on Monday to offer an alternative to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's proposed shrinking of the Army National Guard.