He was within his rights to write, but maybe he should have waited
Move comes with Congress pushing changes
Military leery of saving money by paring readiness levels
With Panetta’s green light comes the tough part: ensuring there are sufficient women in uniform who want combat jobs, and that they are physically capable of performing them.
The First Lady has been hard at work from Berkeley to Bethesda drumming up support for her “Let’s Move” exercise initiative, as well as her husband’s re-election campaign. TIME’s photo editors bring you her best moments from the trail.
Read TIME’s special Twitter discussion about the disconnect between the U.S. military, veterans returning home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the rest of American society.
Earlier this week, I attended the retirement ceremony of General David Petraeus at Fort Meyer. It was a landmark moment, the closing of a chapter–the decade after 9/11. I’ve written about the transformation of the U.S. Military at length, including a column about Petraeus’ intellectual impact on the Army and a cover story about how …
The questions in the survey ask respondents to answer 32 pages of questions that include whether they know of gays serving in the military with them, how they feel repealing DADT would affect morale and …
A Pentagon working group is now studying the issue of repealing the “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” policy that has banned gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military since 1993. The final report is due December 1, but Democrats in Congress do not want to wait that long to take action undoing the policy.
So on Monday, the White House …
I agree with Joe: That this tragedy happened at Fort Hood adds an extra level of significance and sadness.