WikiLeaks case file fight moves to federal court
The WikiLeaks organization and a handful of journalists are asking a federal judge in Baltimore to order greater transparency in the court-martial of an Army private who has acknowledged sending reams of classified documents to the WikiLeaks website.
Biden: Coast Guard faces growing demands
Vice President Biden told graduating cadets Wednesday at the U.S.Coast Guard Academy that the nation will increasingly rely on the service for missions including more remote Arctic operations and fighting maritime crime alongside the U.S. Navy.
4 leg exercises with little or no equipment
You really can do leg exercises without the isolation-style or massive leg press machines found in most gyms. No more leg extension or leg curl machines. No need to find a leg abductor/adductor combo or hoist a 45-pound Olympic bar.
DoDEA schools will soon decide furlough schedules
Defense Department schools are deciding which days their schools will be closed for the required furloughs this fall and should start posting the information on their websites next week, said Marilee Fitzgerald, director of the Department of Defense Educa
VA clears 34,000 old claims under new initiative
A Veterans Affairs Department effort to spend six months concentrating on its oldest benefits claims is having some success, but lawmakers are concerned that the improvements might be temporary.
Pentagon to seek new vets record system
A U.S. official says the Pentagon has decided to buy a new computerized health records system that will allow the department to better share and merge its data with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Chance to advance drops; names due this week
More than 80,000 active-duty and full-time support sailors who passed their Cycle 219 advancement exams in March will find out whether they've advanced later this week, though their chance to move up has decreased from last year.
Analysis: Chronic pain affects growing number of vets
Thousands of Minnesota soldiers are returning from war with chronic pain from injuries that leave many of them impaired and even disabled, and there's been a steep increase in such injuries over the past decade.
Coast Guardsman who deserted gets confinement
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer whose disappearance led to a massive search in Hawaii pleaded guilty to desertion Tuesday, saying he left work one day, decided never to return and spent the next three months camping in the mountains.
House passes automatic COLA for veterans
Annual cost-of-living adjustments in veterans' disability and survivor benefits would become automatic - just like Social Security - beginning in 2014 under a bill passed by the House on Tuesday.
Mothers in uniform get room on base to nurse young
Army civilian personnel specialist Tracey Leven recalls the time she tried to use a breast pump to express milk in a military office years ago. Instead of 'breast pump in use,' she was required to put a sign on the door reading, '
Court: U.S. can keep bin Laden photos under wraps
A federal appeals court Tuesday backed the U.S. government's decision not to release photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden during and after a raid in which the terrorist leader was killed by U.S. commandos.
VA partners with DAV, American Legion on faster claims
The Veterans Affairs Department's latest initiative to try to reduce the backlog of compensation claims is a partnership with the American Legion and Disabled American Veterans to help veterans make sure their file has all the essential information.
Unclaimed veterans' remains buried
The unclaimed remains of 35 military veterans, including some from World War I, and two military wives have been given formal military burials in Northern California.
Feds want to stop travel for man charged in Navy theft
Last updated at: 5/22/2013 7:07:40 PM ET
Federal prosecutors want to stop a former manager at a Navy bombing range in North Carolina from taking a cruise to the Bahamas, saying he may never return to face charges of stealing more than $6 million worth of scrap metal.