On Monday, President Obama will visit Cuba - the first time a U.S. president has traveled there since Calvin Coolidge. It's an important step toward normalizing relations between the two countries, opening up important economic possibilities for Cuba and the potential for U.S. investment and influence there.
"It’s not right," the veteran said of DOD's payments to sports teams.
Instead of advocating for the return of the draft, Moulton was joining prominent leaders such as President Obama and General McChrystal (who is leading the Franklin Project) to call on all Americans to engage in some act of public service in their lifetime -- just as the civilians who I served with had done.
Our soldiers deserve the best training available -- and that's not hacking at moaning goats with gardening shears or blowing off pigs' jaws. Lifelike human-patient simulators, which are readily available, realistically represent human anatomy and traumatic injury.
Senator Rand Paul calls the excessive use of giving away military equipment "outrageous" and "out of control."
I have followed Rumsfeld's career from the '80, when I started CNN, until at least 2005, when as a guest on Fox News, I suggested that he be fired for the same reasons that Dan Rather had been fired -- he was the guy in charge when bad things were going on in his department.
WASHINGTON -- More than five years after he signed an executive order to close the military detention center in Guantanamo
Any CEO responsible for a deal like this would've been fired long ago, but the previous DOD Secretaries are gone and we're still stuck with the bill.
The most powerful and experienced public relations officer from the Pentagon has taken over the Small Business Administration (SBA) press office. Why?
The swift expansion of equal marriage recognition and benefits to all Americans -- especially to all who serve -- was the right thing for our country to do, and the Pentagon is now firmly out front in embracing this change.
DCAA had cut corners after a boom in post-9/11 defense contracting came without a corresponding increase in its staffing. But some say it is overcompensating after being slammed by Congress after its failings were exposed by GAO.
In the recent LGBT Pride Month Celebration at the Pentagon, President Obama's top adviser and the Secretary of Defense both used soaring terms to praise the fight for LGBT equality in the military. There's just one problem: Transgender persons are still barred from service.
Of the 102 tracked hunger strikers, 99 had eaten a meal within the past 24 hours, Joint Task Force Guantanamo spokesman Lt
Feinstein Durbin Guantanamo Letter Feinstein visited Guantanamo with Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) earlier this year. She has