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Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno briefs senators as Army Secretary John M. McHugh listens during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee in Washington, D.C., April 3, 2014.
The mass shootings at Fort Hood, Texas, last week and the Washington Navy Yard last year have Congress all astir, arguing whether troops should be allowed to carry weapons on domestic military bases.
In September 2007, at the height of the Iraq surge, I spent two weeks with the Army's 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry in Dora, one of the deadliest neighborhoods in Baghdad.
Maj. Patrick Miller, was seriously wounded in the shooting rampage on post earlier this month, has returned home from the hospital and is continuing to recover.
More than 150 people gathered Thursday at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center for an "active shooter" drill in which a role-playing gunman made his way through the facility.
In 2007, a new phenomenon reared its ugly head in Afghanistan. With two attacks that year and two more the next, it was first dubbed " green-on-blue violence ," and later the simpler, blunter "insider attack."
As the budget battles in Congress continue, one casualty has been any kind of certainty about defense spending.
At the U.S. Defense Department, the multiple national security threats created by sea level rise and severe weather command daily attention; climate change has been on its radar for years.
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment April 15 in New Century, Kan.
For decades, soldiers and their families have been able to purchase guns for personal use in retail stores on some bases.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. urged Congress on Tuesday to approve $15 million in funding for "active shooter" training for law enforcement officers in light of the recent shootings at Fort Hood and a Jewish community center in Kansas.
The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two weeks earlier with a daughter she gave up for adoption at birth.
Here's a workout that is as close to a 'total package' as I could get using a minimum number of... Congress wants to put a dollar figure on what victims of the first Fort Hood, Texas, shooting have lost because the tragedy was classified as workplace violence.