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Topic - Army
A Chinese delegation visiting Fort Leavenworth, Kan., might be the first to ever raise spying fears over its desire to obtain documents that were publicly available.
The latest edition of the Egyptian Constitution guarantees the military the right to choose its own defense minister, at least for the next eight years, and that provision has some legal minds worried that the stage could be set for the creation of a tightly controlled military state.
Testimony continues in the court-martial of a Fort Hood soldier accused of using a prostitution service involving senior noncommissioned officers and cash-strapped female soldiers.
The Lebanese government authorized the army on Monday to take control of the northern city of Tripoli for six months following three days of sectarian clashes, a decision meant to allay fears that fighting in Lebanon's second largest city was spiraling out of control.
Thai protesters briefly stormed the army's headquarters in Bangkok on Friday and called on the military to help oust Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, just as it had toppled her brother in a 2006 coup.
A suspected U.S. drone strike killed an alleged militant in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, intelligence officials said Friday, the latest indication Washington has no intention of throttling back its unmanned aircraft attacks despite increasing tension with Pakistan over the attacks.
Next year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command will test an innovative weapon called the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS, at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground, 63 air miles from the nation's capital.
The Army has begun monitoring what soldiers are wearing at a base in Hawaii, cracking down on clothing that's deemed too risqué and implementing strict controls on what even civilian visitors can don — a sort of fashion police mission.
With the annual media coverage of "Black Friday," it's easy to overlook an important fact: There's a lot of giving going on year-round that isn't gift-wrapped — giving that makes a significant difference in the lives of millions.
The Army has decided to eliminate Special Duty Assignment Pay for some soldiers who perform jobs that are especially demanding or require unusual degrees of responsibility.
Libya's deteriorating security was evident Monday when troops and armed civilians in Benghazi clashed with members of a militant group blamed for the attack last year that killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador.
Budget cuts to the military have forced installations around the country to alter training exercises and daily routines to save money. For airmen and pilots, that means fewer flights. For soldiers and Marines, it means fewer drills or a delay in them until a deployment nears.
Members of Congress on Friday challenged a military policy that bans troops who have illegal immigrant spouses or children, saying it amounts to unfair discrimination against people who are volunteering to serve their country.
The Army is cutting what is known as "Special Duty Assignment Pay" for many of its recruiters, and reducing it for most recruiters next year. SDAP is additional pay for soldiers who perform extremely difficult duties, or have an unusual degree of responsibility, and ranges from $75 to $450 additional pay each month.
Although he had medical problems throughout his life, President John F. Kennedy was an avid sportsman who always projected an image of vigor.