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  • **FILE** The Pentagon, across the Potomac River from Washington, is seen in this aerial view in March 2008. (Associated Press)

    Pentagon to jettison property in Europe

    The Pentagon will shed 21 European facilities from its inventory, spanning from small recreational facilities — a golf course and a skeet range — to air bases and NATO buildings.


  • Rear Adm. Zhang Zhaozhong initiated a discussion of kelp farming and its supposed ability to keep U.S. submarines from the Yellow Sea that was mocked in some quarters. The admiral is also a professor at China's National Defense University

    Inside China: Army to restrict auto tags to curb fraud

    The Chinese People's Liberation Army will impose a much tougher regulation May 1 aimed at curbing the explosion of luxury vehicles sporting military license plates that provide drivers with coveted privileges and swagger.


  • Jewish Chaplains Plaque to be unveiled at Arlington National Cemetery. (The Jewish Federations of North America)

    New memorial honors valor of Jewish chaplains

    On a bitter winter night in 1943, four Army chaplains stood on the deck of the torpedoed and foundering USAT Dorchester while hundreds of American soldiers around them prepared to slip into the icy depths of the North Atlantic.


  • Petty Officer 3rd class Robert Hampton of Newport News, Va., gets a goodbye hug from his wife, Rebecca, as he prepares to deploy on the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011. The USS Enterprise is deploying without its former commander as Navy brass investigates bawdy, sexually themed videos he showed to thousands of crew members. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Navy carrier deploys without former commander

    The new commander of the USS Enterprise on Thursday promised karaoke and video games to boost crew morale instead of the raunchy videos that cost one officer his command and forced another to delay his retirement.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen on Tuesday looks over a Conductivity-Temperature-Depth carousel, which is used to assist Deepwater Horizon oil spill response efforts by capturing subsurface water samples on the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana.

    Oil well could be dead in days

    The blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico could be pronounced dead in a matter of days.


  • The Deepwater Horizon oil rig can be seen burning in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana on April 21, 2010. (Associated Press)

    Allen: Blown-out Gulf well to be sealed by Sunday

    The U.S. government's point man on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Wednesday that BP's blown-out well is expected to be sealed permanently and declared dead by Sunday, nearly five months after a rig explosion set off the disaster.


  • Terror leader exposes network

    U.S. military officials say that a recently captured top al Qaeda leader in Iraq is fully cooperating with coalition forces and shedding light on the terrorist network.


  • Terror leader exposes network

    U.S. military officials say that a recently captured top al Qaeda leader in Iraq is fully cooperating with coalition forces and shedding light on the terrorist network.


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