The U.S. Transportation Command has been taken to task by the Pentagon’s inspector general for a series of mistakes in its oversight of a troubled contractor hired to ship military members’ vehicles to overseas duty stations and back.
Keeping the C-130 transport plane ready to fly at a moment’s notice to far-flung locations sometimes requires getting drenched on the job.
America is at risk of repeating the Army’s anthrax debacle unless laboratories make “smart improvements” in biosecurity and biosafety, the former head of the Army’s leading biothreat research agency says.
Empty cells outnumber occupied ones. There are fewer prisoners than the assorted medical personnel to care for them. The number of hunger strikers is down to a handful. A military task force of 2,000 is now devoted to holding just 91 men, a number expected to drop by a third this summer.