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Big-budget F-35 'can't turn, can't climb, can't run' 1 unhappycamper Jul 19 Jul 19 4 299
F-35 To Royal Air Tattoo: Wait Till Next Year 1 unhappycamper Jul 19 Jul 19 1 190
Seven NATO countries end Black Sea war games 1 jakeXT Jul 18 Jul 18 0 176
Hawks Hint at Expanding Use of Never-Ending War 'Slush Fund' 0 unhappycamper Jul 17 Jul 17 1 185
Nurse Refuses Navy's Force-Feeding of Gitmo Prisoners 0 unhappycamper Jul 17 Jul 17 17 302
Senate panel backs 1 percent pay increase (for military) 2 nitpicker Jul 16 Jul 16 0 261
Analysis: Embarrassment, anger keep Washington quiet while Germany fumes over spying 4 bemildred Jul 15 Jul 15 1 344
US Nuke Focus Has Drifted ‘A Little:’ Hagel 1 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 0 151
America Sets Sail: New Amphib, LHA-6, Leaves Shipyard 3 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 3 260
Hagel Hits The Road To Pressure Congress On Sequester 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 1 167
‘My Last Ship Was Older Than I Was’: Sailor Quizzes SecDef On New SSBNs 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 0 222
Northrop Takes The Lead From BAE On $11B T-X Trainer 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 0 148
‘Boy, Do I want To Get Away From Being The Trillion Dollar Airplane’: Bogdan 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 2 174
Navy Finally Admits It Can’t Afford Fleet, Esp. New SSBNs 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 2 212
Farnborough Fancies: The F-35, Expectations And Illusions 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 2 137
F-35 Stumbles While New Long-Range Strike Bomber Starts In Secret 0 unhappycamper Jul 15 Jul 15 1 221
US double standards exposed in Berlin spy row 0 bemildred Jul 14 Jul 14 0 179
The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane to Nowhere 2 unhappycamper Jul 10 Jul 13 1 275
New Greenwald bombshell: NSA spied on 5 politically active Muslim-Americans 0 unhappycamper Jul 10 Jul 10 2 143
(Holy $%*! Shit!!) Islamists take control of Iraqi chemical weapons site 18 shira Jul 9 Jul 9 1 548
Former Fort Carson employee arrested after alleged terror threats 0 nitpicker Jul 9 Jul 9 0 140
British pair who travelled to Syria admit terror charges 0 Eugene Jul 8 Jul 8 0 164
Congress has little time to finalize VA, defense bills 0 nitpicker Jul 8 Jul 8 1 188
Aircraft carrier Ford tests anchor system 0 unhappycamper Jul 8 Jul 8 0 234
SPIEGEL Interview with Hillary Clinton: 'Surveillance on Merkel's Phone Was Absolutely Wrong' 0 unhappycamper Jul 8 Jul 8 0 184
CIA was involved in ‘double agent’ spying operation against Germany 0 unhappycamper Jul 8 Jul 8 1 157
Panel member: Military sex assault response hard to fix 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 185
“Nobody was that crazy:” Documents show soldiers called Robert Bales “paranoid” well before killings 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 3 305
Pentagon fails to meet goals for contractor competition 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 180
Navy Overhauls Amphib’s Electronics Ahead of Deployment 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 173
Need a lift? Bidding for surplus crane starts at $25 2 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 221
5 Mind-Blowing Lessons from Psychedelics Experts 1 unhappycamper Jul 6 Jul 7 2 274
CIA Employee 'Ruined' for Efforts to Declassify Agency Docs 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 1 190
Report: 9 out 10 Caught in NSA Dragnet Are 'Ordinary People' 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 3 171
Close up, Barack Obama’s counter-terrorism looks a lot like George W Bush’s 0 unhappycamper Jul 7 Jul 7 3 186
5 Startling Numbers Reveal the Militarization of U.S. Drug Policy 3 unhappycamper Jul 5 Jul 5 15 314
Commission interim report ‘sets stage’ for soldiers’ pay reform 0 unhappycamper Jul 5 Jul 5 0 140
UPDATE 5-U.S. grounds entire F-35 fleet pending engine inspections 2 unhappycamper Jul 4 Jul 4 3 191
Retired U.S. Navy commander pleads guilty in bribery scandal 0 Eugene Jul 4 Jul 4 0 211
Phones, shoes to face scrutiny as airport security tightened: U.S. 2 Eugene Jul 3 Jul 3 0 248
Second NSA Whistleblower Confirms Snowden Allegations, and adds more (Video Interview) 9 unhappycamper Jul 3 Jul 3 40 897
Colorado woman accused of supporting Islamist insurgents in Iraq and Syria 0 Eugene Jul 2 Jul 2 0 213
NSA's Internet monitoring said to be legal 2 unhappycamper Jul 2 Jul 2 0 224
NSA can intercept any communications ‘concerning’ all but four countries 0 unhappycamper Jul 2 Jul 2 1 189
Michelle Howard becomes first female vice admiral in U.S. Navy history 1 unhappycamper Jul 2 Jul 2 0 191
From Sarajevo to Baghdad: The Lessons of War 0 bemildred Jul 1 Jul 1 2 138
Iraqis testify in U.S. court about Blackwater shootings 1 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jul 1 6 153
Report: NSA Authorized to Spy on 193 Countries 2 bemildred Jul 1 Jul 1 2 198
Report: SWAT Teams Armed With Military Equipment Spend Most of Their Time Waging the Drug War 0 bemildred Jul 1 Jul 1 2 148
Obama Advisor John Podesta: 'Every Country Has a History of Going Over the Line' 1 unhappycamper Jul 1 Jul 1 0 268
NSA searched data troves for 198 'identifiers' of Americans' information 0 Eugene Jun 30 Jun 30 2 190
Economic fallout from Fort Carson troop cuts could be 'devastating' - if the worst plays out 6 unhappycamper Jun 30 Jun 30 0 297
US Army looking to update smoke grenade 0 Renew Deal Jun 30 Jun 30 0 167
Errors abound but scrutiny sparse in military hospitals 0 unhappycamper Jun 29 Jun 29 1 205
Drone glitch, bad judgment led to crash 1 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 1 178
Marine pilot uses stool to land safely after malfunction 1 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 2 238
Worst-case scenario under Army realignment shows Bragg shrinking, affecting local economy 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 1 196
(NC) Talks to expand or close military bases can be kept secret under new legislation 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 2 171
Many in military using Roth TSP to save for retirement 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 0 200
New Army report projects worst-case cuts of up to 16,000 soldiers from JBLM 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 0 140
U.S. vow to stop making and buying anti-personnel landmines gets mixed reaction 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 1 136
As F-35 flights remain grounded ahead of international debut, doubts rise about jet 1 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 27 Jun 28 2 202
Greenpeace and EFF launch protest blimp over NSA data center in Utah 0 unhappycamper Jun 28 Jun 28 15 297
FAA insists on Regulating Delivery Drones 2 unhappycamper Jun 27 Jun 27 3 166
Supreme Court Requires Warrants for Cell Searches, But won’t Protect Internet Streaming 0 unhappycamper Jun 27 Jun 27 1 170
Drones are cheap, soldiers are not: a cost-benefit analysis of war 0 unhappycamper Jun 27 Jun 27 1 153
Washington National Guard gets new helicopter for first time in five decades Read more here: http:/ 1 unhappycamper Jun 26 Jun 26 2 213
Fort Greely may get 14 missiles at $75 million apiece, though they may soon be obsolete 0 unhappycamper Jun 26 Jun 26 0 177
Syrian Qaeda wing pledges loyalty to ISIL in border town 0 Eugene Jun 25 Jun 25 0 113
The $1 trillion F-35 tries to be all things, but succeeds at few, say critics. But is Australia’s ne 0 unhappycamper Jun 25 Jun 25 2 207
ACLU victory: Federal judge rules no-fly list violates the Constitution 0 unhappycamper Jun 25 Jun 25 1 138
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Military pay is outpacing civilians'. Is it justified? 1 unhappycamper Jun 24 Jun 24 2 167
Cheyenne Mountain complex ready to face monsoon after $3.6 million in stormwater work 1 unhappycamper Jun 24 Jun 24 1 183
$29 million intelligence unit planned at Ohio base 0 unhappycamper Jun 24 Jun 24 1 135
According to the FBI, Web Slang Is ‘NIFOC’ 10 unhappycamper Jun 24 Jun 24 0 351
Feds could tap JBLM to house minors detained at U.S.-Mexico border Read more here: http://www.thene 0 unhappycamper Jun 24 Jun 24 0 189
Pentagon says missile defense system hit target in test 0 unhappycamper Jun 24 Jun 24 1 153
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