Pentagon To Provide Soldiers To Assist Agencies With Brush Fires Burning Across Calif.The Pentagon is providing close to 200 active duty soldiers to assist local agencies battling nearly 20 wildfires burning across drought-stricken California.
Feds Censure Local Police, Yet Give Lethal Weapons A Pentagon program that distributes military surplus gear to local law enforcement allows even departments that the Justice Department has censured for civil rights violations to apply for and get lethal weaponry.
El Segundo-Based Defense Contractor Lands Navy Air Warfare Contract Worth $59MWyle is one of three companies to win the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of more than $166 million, the firm announced Wednesday.
Unique Airship Designed For Massive Cargo Is Almost Ready For First Test FlightA new airship designed to carry massive cargo is almost ready for its first test flight.
Opinion: Even On 9/11 Obama And Romney Can't Resist Political AttacksThe thought of going an entire day without political campaigning out respect of those who lost their lives on 9/11/2001 was a nice and extremely appropriate thought. However, disappointing to many, it wasn’t the respectful day totally without political bickering that was expected by many who were watching and listening.
CBS' Scott Pelley Talks To Retired Navy Seal About Mission To Kill Bin LadenA retired Navy SEAL, who was one of 24 men present at the killing of Osama bin Laden, talked to CBS News anchor Scott Pelley in a "60 Minutes" interview that will air Sunday, September 9 at 7 p.m.
Remembering 9/11: Ten Years Later
Pentagon: No Gays Were Discharged In Past MonthA Pentagon spokeswoman says no service members have been discharged for being openly gay in the month since the Defense Department adopted new rules surrounding "don't ask, don't tell."
Pentagon Study: DADT Can End With Minimal RiskA Pentagon study group has concluded the military can lift the ban on gays serving openly in uniform with only minimal and isolated incidents of risk to the current war efforts, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
Pentagon: 'Mystery Missile' Contrail Was Probably AirplaneThe Pentagon says that an airplane and not a missile launch was the likely cause of a large vapor trail in the skies off Southern California's coast.