China’s aggressive moves to claim jurisdiction over land and sky in the Asia-Pacific risk undermining peace and security in the region and beyond, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Saturday. Beijing scoffed at the ‘groundless’ charges.
Just three months after being named Veterans Affairs deputy secretary, Sloan Gibson is taking the helm – albeit temporarily – of an embattled Cabinet department.
If you ask the outgoing Coast Guard commandant, he’ll tell you that he never thought he’d make it to the top spot. He’ll also say holding the job is the highlight of his 39-year career.
Thousands of Coast Guardsmen, past and present, gathered alongside friends and family at the Coast Guard’s gleaming headquarters Friday to celebrate the retirement of Commandant Adm. Bob Papp and welcome the new chief, Adm.
The destroyer James E. Williams began an eight-month deployment Friday, leaving here for the Horn of Africa to conduct training and exercises with partner nations.
The attack submarine Dallas is getting a reprieve and the Norfolk, currently on deployment, is headed to early retirement.
A federal judge has sentenced a former Marine to death for the 2009 murder of a Navy sailor at a barracks in northern Virginia.
Besieged Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned Friday just days after the VA’s top investigator found significant issues – including cases of fraudulent reporting – with scheduling practices at VA medical centers.
Sen. Orrin Hatch has apologized for making political comments during a Memorial Day ceremony earlier this week.
A House bill that passed Wednesday will restore autonomy to a Gulf War illness board that had been stripped away by the Department of Veterans Affairs earlier this year.