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As of Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at least 2,177 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The Pentagon's survey results for the percentage of military women who are sexually assaulted in a year are much higher than the Justice Department's findings for young women in the U.S.
Overseas health providers likely gouged the military for millions of dollars and the Defense Department did little to stop it, a new report says.
New Hampshire's U.S. senators are speaking out against the Department of Defense's call for a new Base Realignment and Closure round.
While stressing it's too early to speculate on the cause of Wednesday's deadly shooting at Fort Hood, the White House said there is "work that remains to be done" to ensure the nation's veterans have the care and treatment they need.
In what may provide some reassurance to coastal communities that are heavily dependent on military spending, the Navy's top admiral says he doesn't see a great need for the Navy to go through another round of base closures.
The nation's top investigator in Afghanistan is questioning just how thoroughly Defense Department officials tried to correct issues related to a problem-plagued $5.4 million trash incinerator, and announced they are launching their own investigation.
Defense officials say they have found a way to achieve much-needed cost cuts while weeding out wasteful duplication in the nation's aerial spying program: Remove expensive sensors from the Pentagon's aging U-2 spy planes and attach them to Global Hawk surveillance drones.
The United States should join the dozen other nations that allow transgender people to serve in the armed forces, a commission led by a former U.S. surgeon general said in a report released Thursday that concludes there is no medical reason for the decades-old ban and calls on President Barack Obama to lift it.