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In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The expected launch of new rules allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in the U.S. military is drawing concerns from senior military leaders who believe the Pentagon is moving too fast and has yet to resolve many details and questions. The Pentagon plans to unveil the new regulations in the next day or two. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed…

 

Retired Air Force Col. Don Christensen is seen in his office Friday at Protect Our Defenders (POD), a national organization solely dedicated to addressing the epidemic of rape and sexual assault in the military, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon misled Congress by using inaccurate or vague information…

 

Visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, and his Iraqi counterpart Khaled al-Obeidi review an honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Ministry of Defense, Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday. (AP Photo)

US to send 200 more troops, Apache helicopters, to Iraq

BAGHDAD — The U.S. has agreed to deploy more than 200 additional…

 

In this file photo, an employee of Doctors Without Borders walks inside the charred remains of the organization's hospital after it was hit by a U.S. airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Najim Rahim, File)

More than 12 punished for mistaken Afghan hospital attack

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen U.S. military personnel have been disciplined…

In this file photo, an employee of Doctors Without Borders walks inside the charred remains of the organization's hospital after it was hit by a U.S. airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Najim Rahim, File)
Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, before the House Armed Services Committee hearing on the U.S. Strategy for Syria and Iraq and its Implications for the Region.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

US sending new special ops force to fight Islamic State

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force…

Defense Secretary Ash Carter, left, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, before the House Armed Services Committee hearing on the U.S. Strategy for Syria and Iraq and its Implications for the Region.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Defense secretary says US is retooling fight against IS

WASHINGTON — Signaling a possible escalation of U.S. military action in the…

Defense Secretary Ash Carter testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015, before the Senate Armed Services Committee. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)
Afghan employees of a Doctors Without Borders hospital move debris of its damaged gate in Kunduz, Afghanistan on Thursday. (AP Photo/Najim Rahim)

US analysts knew Afghan site was hospital

WASHINGTON — American special operations analysts were gathering intelligence on an Afghan…

Afghan employees of a Doctors Without Borders hospital move debris of its damaged gate in Kunduz, Afghanistan on Thursday. (AP Photo/Najim Rahim)
U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Resolute Support Mission Commander Gen. John Campbell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Top general recommends keeping more US troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan recommended on Tuesday that…

U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Resolute Support Mission Commander Gen. John Campbell testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
After the restoration project at Pier 70 is complete, the space will be available for private businesses and public events,

Restoration ‘full steam ahead’ of Pier 70’s former shipyard

Inside the crumbling walls of a former shipyard machine shop at San…

After the restoration project at Pier 70 is complete, the space will be available for private businesses and public events,
Courtesy of the Presidio TrustA building of the Montgomery Street Barracks in the Presidio is proposed to offer up to 40 rooms as the former military base's second hotel.

Presidio Trust plans to open second hotel

A more than 100-year-old building in San Francisco's Presidio that for decades…

Courtesy of the Presidio TrustA building of the Montgomery Street Barracks in the Presidio is proposed to offer up to 40 rooms as the former military base's second hotel.
AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama deliverers the commencement address to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point's Class of 2014

Obama: US must lead globally but show restraint

In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama declared…

AP Photo/Susan WalshPresident Barack Obama deliverers the commencement address to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point's Class of 2014