It's not just longstanding battles over taxes and curbing mandatory spending that are obstacles to a year-end pact on the budget. Another problem is a perception among some lawmakers that the automatic spending cuts known as sequestration haven't been as harsh as advertised. Indeed, the first year of the automatic ...
In honor of all the brave men and women who have served the country in battle.
Efforts of veterans and their contributions to American history are recognized across the country.
It was supposed to be a "slice of Americana and of childhood dreams" says U.S. Army Specialist Mark Grapin, who lives in Fairfax County, Virginia. He's talking about the treehouse he built for his two sons after returning from his latest tour of duty in Iraq.
Service members with the NATO- led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) listens to a Chaplain, unseen, during a ceremony on the eve of Christmas inside a church at the ISAF's headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011.
A Marine who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor has returned to the USS Arizona — divers placed the urn holding Frank Cabiness' cremated remains inside the battleship sunk by the Japanese 70 years ago.
Ignoring a presidential veto threat, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a massive, $662 billion defense bill that would require the military to hold suspected terrorists linked to al-Qaida or its affiliates, even those captured on U.S. soil. The vote was 93-7 for the bill authorizing money for military ...
Just in time for Thanksgiving, members of the Georgia Army National Guard Dragon Masters (1-171st Aviation Regiment) arrive home after a year of duty in Iraq.