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Panetta Sounds Alarm on Cyber-War Threat

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta issued what he said is a “clarion call” Thursday for Americans to wake up to the growing threat posed by cyber war. 1,016 more words

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Countdown to Sequestration: Three Months to Go

The impending cut of $1.2 trillion in deficit spending has given Congress the vapors. Its members have hustled back home, seeking re-election for the great job they’ve done on behalf of their constituents. 233 more words

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–Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, speaking at a fund-raising auction Saturday night in Monterey, Calif. The bidding benefited the Fisher House organization, which houses the families of wounded soldiers during their treatment. 38 more words

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— Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, speaking to the Association of Defense Communities Monday in Monterey, Calif. Has anyone told the SecDef there’s a problem with suicide – primarily by firearms – in the U.S. military?

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Last week, the Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee were upset to learn that the Pentagon had imposed a 10-page limit on most reports to Congress. 103 more words

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Kiwis Ask: 'Hey, Where Is Everybody?'

TOKYO – In a gesture of friendship and goodwill toward an obscure former ally, warships from New Zealand have been granted special, private berthing privileges for a major naval exercise now underway in Hawaii. 717 more words

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Suicides Eclipse Car Crashes as Top Non-Combat Cause of U.S. Troop Deaths

For years, motor-vehicle accidents have killed more U.S. troops than any other non-combat cause. There have been safe-driving campaigns on military posts since troops and transportation first got together. 467 more words

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