Pentagon


House Backs $675B Spending Bill for Pentagon

The House on Thursday approved a $675-billion spending bill for the Defense Department that includes a 2.6 percent raise for the military. The 359-49 vote sends the bill to the…

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House Passes $717B Pentagon Policy Measure

The House Thursday passed a $717 billion defense policy bill that would give the military a 2.6 percent pay hike, the largest in nine years. The bipartisan 351-66 vote sent…

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Pentagon Identifies Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon has released the name of a U.S. soldier who died of wounds sustained in a helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan. The Friday crash in Logar Province killed Jacob…

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Pentagon Looks at Israeli Radiation Exposure Treatment

The Pentagon is testing an Israeli-developed system for the treatment of soldiers exposed to high levels of atomic radiation from industrial catastrophe or a terrorist “dirty bomb.” The U.S. Department…

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