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Pentagon Attributes F-22 Troubles To Pilots’ Vests

Pentagon press secretary George Little told reporters Tuesday that the Air Force has determined that a valve in a pressure vest worn by pilots operating in high altitudes was inflating the vest improperly and leading to breathing problems. The valve will be replaced.

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DoD Easing F-22’s Flight Restrictions

The Defense Department announced Tuesday that they will be easing flight restrictions initially placed on F-22 fighter jets after several pilots reported feeling the symptoms of oxygen deprivation mid-flight. Pentagon press secretary George Little told reporters that the Air Force has determined that a valve in a pressure vest worn by pilots operating in high […]

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Pentagon Confident Iraq Can Withstand Violence

The Defense Department reaffirmed their confidence in Iraq’s security capabilities Tuesday, one day after the country suffered its most violent day since 2009. “We believe that the Iraqi government is capable of providing for its own security and addressing internal threats that it’s facing, from al Qaeda or from other groups perhaps,” DoD press secretary […]

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Pentagon Confident In Iraqi Security Capabilities In Face Of Renewed Violence

The Defense Department reaffirmed their confidence in Iraq’s security capabilities Tuesday, one day after the country suffered its most violent day since 2009. “We believe that the Iraqi government is capable of providing for its own security and addressing internal threats that it’s facing, from al Qaeda or from other groups perhaps,” DoD press secretary […]

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On Intel Leaks, Pentagon Officials Provide Lawmakers With Perspective

By Luke Vargas The saying goes that one small leak can sink a ship, but on the topic of sensitive national intelligence disclosures, House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.) thinks that phrase needs some perspective when applied to the complex world of national security. “A lot of people have a lot of information,” […]

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Pentagon Can’t Confirm If Bulgaria Bomber Was GITMO Inmate

During a briefing at the Pentagon Thursday, Press Secretary George Little said that he could not confirm if the suspect in the Bulgaria attack was a Guantanamo Bay inmate at one point.

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Use Of Chemical Weapons Will Escalate Syrian Conflict, Warns Pentagon Spox

During a briefing at the Pentagon Thursday, Press Secretary George Little warned that the use of chemical weapons in Syria by the Assad regime would bring the county’s conflict to new levels.

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Momentum Shifting In Syria, Says Pentagon Spox

During a briefing at the Pentagon Thursday, Press Secretary George Little said that it appears clear that the momentum in Syria is shifting away from the Assad regime.

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Pentagon Spox: Syria Responsible For Securing Chemical Weapons

During a briefing at the Pentagon Thursday, Press Secretary George Little emphasized that it is Syria’s responsibility to ensure that their chemical weapon stockpiles are adequately protected.

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UPDATE: Pentagon To Continue Funding Pro Sports Sponsorships

The lawmakers behind the effort say it would repeal $80 million worth of contracts with sports franchises that are aimed at promoting the armed forces.

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Iraq And Afghanistan Vets To Be Honored In D.C.

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The names of all those who have died in battle since 9/11 will be read aloud at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 24.

The Flat-Earth Society Has Arisen Again

Can you imagine what the reaction would be if all four Republican candidates for North Carolina’s senate seat said the sun revolves around the earth?

Hagel Notifies Egypt Of Military Aid, US Certification

This is a relaxation of a partial suspension of aid imposed by the US government after Egypt’s military ousted President Mohamed Mursi cracked down violently on protesters.

Vice News Correspondent Captured By Russian Militants In Ukraine

Simon Ostrovsky was reporting from the eastern city of Sloviansk when he was seized by pro-Russian separatists.

Georgia Governor Approves Gun Rights Bill

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Georgia Gov. Deal called the bill “a great day to affirm our liberties” and said that the bill expands the ability for families to defends themselves.