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Northrop Grumman Corp. says it is already having difficulty attracting bright, tech-savvy workers. The CEO of Lockheed Martin Corp. told Congress this month that his company could have to lay off thousands of employees. They and other Maryland defense...
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...
A Defense Department funding bill has made bedfellows of two groups more likely to be found in opposite corners: federal labor and federal contractors. The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) and the Professional Services Council (PSC)...
I was disturbed by a recent letter to the editor questioning Rep. Chris Van Hollen's support for Israel ("Van Hollen is not a true friend to Israel," Nov. 28). I am a Jewish constituent of the congressman who has followed his career for many years. Mr....
Tags: Judaism, Hamas, Israel, Religion and Belief, Elections
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett began his unsuccessful campaign for another term with an unusual meeting: a one-on-one chat over dinner with his Democratic rival. Bartlett and his challenger, John Delaney, met alone for two hours in a Frederick restaurant...
When he's not roaming the halls of Congress or listening to voters in his district, U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Westmoreland, enjoys a good hunting trip. He loads up his pickup truck with one of his yellow labs and heads to a favorite spot near his home in...
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...
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...
Tags: Hampton Roads, Armed Forces
CNNYemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday. An official military website cited a senior source saying al-Shihri was killed in an operation in Hadramawt Valley....
CNNYemeni forces have killed Said al-Shihri, second in command of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday. A Yemeni government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said officials are waiting for DNA confirmation....
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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