Nearly a decade into the Pentagon’s efforts to stop sexual assault and harassment in the military, some parts of the armed services still allow — and even encourage — the kind of anti-woman sentiment that directly contradicts the Defense Department’s oft-cited “zero tolerance” policy.
Lying about receiving a military medal could become a crime, under a bill headed to the president's desk.
The two had known each other less than three weeks when they found themselves inside separate helicopters about to land off a Cambodian island. One would survive the firestorm that ensued, but it's the one who was killed in the helicopter ahead of his that he cannot forget.
Since 2005, Segs4Vets has given away 1,200 Segways to wounded servicemembers. On Wednesday, in honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, the charity group gave away another 36 of the two-wheeled vehicles.
A funny thing happened on the way to a predicted disaster: The Pentagon is learning to live with the automatic budget cuts its leaders had warned would threaten national security if they took effect.