WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down an appeal from Guantanamo detainees who fear they may be tortured or jailed if they are released from the U.S. naval base in Cuba. The justices on Monday rejected a plea from ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has notified the maker of an alternative engine for the next-generation F-35 fighter plane that its contract has been terminated. Work on the engine was stopped a month ago, saving $1 million a day on a ...Read More »
It may cost as much as $1 trillion to operate the military’s fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp. F-35 aircraft for several decades, according to a preliminary Pentagon estimate sent to Congress. The figure is 9.3 percent more than the $915 ...Read More »
FORT MEADE — The commander of the Military District of Washington is affirming the six-month prison sentence of an Army doctor who disobeyed deployment orders because he doubted President Barack Obama’s eligibility to serve as commander-in-chief. A spokeswoman said Friday ...Read More »
This weekend, Baltimore will commemorate 150 years since the Pratt Street Riot in 1861. Friday will kick off with a symposium by the Maryland Historical Society titled, “Land of the Free? The Fate of Civil Liberties in Baltimore in 1861.” ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A support group for gay military service members has launched a publication focusing on the implementation of the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. The first edition is available online, and an active-duty Air Force officer ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is proposing an increase in insurance health care premiums for military retirees and their families to ease federal budget problems, but some veterans’ groups are challenging that, saying low payments are justified given the dangerous call-to-duty ...Read More »