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Robert KoehlerMaybe the problem is that rape is an extension of military culture. And it's metastasizing, even as legislation to address it stays trapped in congressional subcommittee. Scandals and outrage come and go, but rape is ever-present. In 2011, a Pentagon...
Mary SanchezLate last year, the Air Force began a sweep through its installations around the world looking for items that fell into the broad category of "unprofessional." The investigations found more than 32,000 such treasures. Not a small number of the offending...
As he does every year at this time, a very reliable source dropped off a list of what some prominent people will find under their Christmas trees. Although this source is in a position to know, I provide my usual warning. He looks kind of suspicious --...
Paul Greenberg"Second Lieutenant Daniel K. Inouye distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on 21 April 1945, in the vicinity of San Terenzo, Italy. While attacking a defended ridge guarding an important road junction, Second Lieutenant Inouye skillfully...
When Congressman Duncan Hunter Jr. speaks on matters of defense, people listen. No matter your political persuasion, the congressman has a ton of insight. We here in the Valley are more likely to remember his father, who represented us in Congress for...
Members of Congress are more interested in winning reelection than in removing before then the budget "sequestration" knife that threatens to lop 10 percent off 2,500 defense programs starting Jan. 2. That was the signal that lawmakers sent at a House...
Republican presidential candidate Gov. Mitt Romney will visit Indianapolis in late August to address the American Legion’s national convention. The American Legion confirmed the Aug. 29 appearance, which will be the organization’s 94th...
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World NowThe American war effort in Afghanistan is making progress despite recent setbacks, the top U.S. commander there told Congress on Tuesday....
The top leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps apppeared before the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday to discuss their new budget request. Here are some tidbits taken from their prepared testimony in no particular order of importance: From Navy...
One local congressman may have a partisan stake in this Saturday's Army-Navy game. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, has been elected to this third term as chairman of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors. Wittman is a member of the House Armed...
U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell, R-Virginia Beach, will serve on the House of Representatives Budget Committee in the 113th Congress. Rigell, who was sworn in for his second term in the House Thursday, was an outspoken advocate as a freshman for increasing revenue...
Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark Ferguson testified last week before the House Armed Services Committee on the impact of deep defense cuts under the process known as sequestration. On Monday, he summarized the high points -- or low points -- on...
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