The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel will hold a hearing June 16 addressing racial disparities in the U.S. military justice system.
By Courtney Vinopal
Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have released a new report on the release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for releasing five Taliban inmates at Guantanamo Bay. To discuss the findings, Gwen Ifill talks to Rep. Vicky…
By PBS NewsHour
For the first time, Bowe Bergdahl's version of his experience is being heard publicly. On the podcast "Serial," the Army sergeant explains why he left his post in Afghanistan without permission before being captured by the Taliban. A prisoner swap…
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. is expanding its special operations force in Iraq and Syria to help fight Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
On Capitol Hill, President Obama’s call to action against Islamic militants was met with qualified support from Congressional leaders. While Democrats praised the president for his decisiveness, Republicans were more wary, noting the administration’s delay in responding to earlier attacks.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
In an emotionally charged debate, the House Armed Services Committee rejected a measure that would have stripped the long-standing authority to decide whether to pursue a case, especially those related to sexual assault, and hand the job to seasoned military…
Political Firestorm Flares As Looming Budget Cuts Include Defense Reductions…
In the newest in a series of interviews with presidential candidates, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., details his ideas for handling illegal immigration in the United States and discusses how his experiences as a veteran shape his views on Iraq war…
Rep. Ike Skelton, D-Mo., who will become the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee next month, discusses his new role and gives his assessment of the war in Iraq.
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