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DoD Announces Plans To Destroy Syrian Chemical Weapons

This operation comes as part of an agreement reached in September between Syria, Russia and the US to destroy Syria’s stockpile by the middle of next year.

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Hagel Announces Cuts In Civilian Workforce, Military Contracts

The cuts would amount to $1 billion from 2014 to 2019.

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Obama Nominates Christine Fox As DoD Deputy Secretary

Fox will be the highest-ranking woman to ever serve in the Pentagon.

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Hagel Emphasizes Threat Of Climate Change

“Climate change does not directly cause conflict, but it can add to the challenges of global instability, hunger, poverty, and conflict,” Hagel said.

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Karzai Rejects US Security Agreement Deadline

U.S. Defense Secretary in turn threatens to halt post-war plans.

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Report: Military Suicide Rate Drops 22%

As of October 27th, there have been 245 suicides by active-duty service members in 2013.

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IG: Contractor Aided Insurgency, Accessed Coalition Facility

Zurmat Group has been involved in “networks that provide components used to make improvised explosive devices.”

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DoD To Increase Aid To Philippines

The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that it will increase aid to the Philippines, which was battered late last week by the worst typhoon in recorded history.

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Hagel Continues To Fight Against Sequestration

“These cuts are too fast, too abrupt and too irresponsible,” Hagel said.

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Report: US Intelligence Suggests Syria May Hide Some Chemical Weapons

Antakya, Syria

“There are various threads of information that would shake our confidence,” one U.S. official told CNN.

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New Documentary Focuses On Soviet Hockey Team’s Heyday

TRNS interviews filmmaker Gabe Polsky.

Pentagon In “No Rush” To Retake Mosul

“We aren’t there yet,” Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters on Friday.

Interview With Elana Simon At The White House

Elena Simon introduced President Obama Friday where he laid out a new healthcare initiative known as Precision Medicine

Obama Precision Medicine Initiative Seeks $215 Million

Precision medicine is the science of discovering medicines that target the underlying cause of disease rather than the symptoms.

Pentagon Holds Out On Blaming Taliban For Kabul Airport Attack

Two U.S. contractors were killed and a third was injured in the Friday attack at Kabul International Airport.

U.S. Military To Be On-Hand At Superbowl

Find out what they’ll be doing here.