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Petraeus says Afghanistan drawdown still on track

Alex Kingsbury, associate editor for national security at U.S. News & World Report

Tags: David Petraeus , Alex Kingsbury , U.S. News & World Report

Sunday - 03/20/2011, 11:08pm EDT

Hoops Fest raises money for Va. wounded warrior

The 16th annual Hoop Fest was held Friday at Hylton High School.

Tags: Hoops Fest , Basketball , Hylton High School , News & Messenger , David Fawcett , Joshua Himan , Wounded Warrior ,

Saturday - 03/19/2011, 12:01pm EDT

U.S. must walk fine line with foreign military bases

Phil Ewing, Pentagon reporter for Politico

Tags: Phil Ewing , Politico , Robert Gates , Iraq , military bases , Barack Obama

Monday - 03/07/2011, 08:19pm EST

Gates: US should stay in Afghanistan past 2014

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says American military involvement is likely to continue in Afghanistan even after the 2014 end of combat operations. He's in Afghanistan for two days to meet with troops, commanders and Afghan officials. Gates says the presence after 2014 will be a small fraction of today and the personnel will be trainers and advisers.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , defense , Robert Gates ,

Monday - 03/07/2011, 09:40am EST

Investigators to speak with missing Va. woman's husband

Loudoun County Sheriff's investigators say they will be speaking with the military husband of a pregnant woman missing for more than a month.

Tags: Bethany Decker , Emile Decker , Loudoun County Sheriff's office , Neal Augenstein , Gary Emerling

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 03:18pm EST

Gates concerned about Afghanistan's stability

The Defense Department has requested enough money to put the Afghan national security forces in a good position to defend their own country, but the current level of funding for the effort is not sustainable in view of budgetary and other concerns, says Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.

Tags: Federal Drive , DoD Report , defense , Robert Gates , funding , FY 2012 budget , budget

Friday - 02/18/2011, 08:40am EST

IG: Afghan reconstruction efforts in big trouble

Arnold Fields says poor planning and weak management are undermining the effort to build up the Afghan army and police.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Arnold Fields , Commission on Wartime Contracting , Michael Thibault , contracting

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 03:20pm EST

Admiral Mullen on Afghanistan, China, and cyber war

Joint Chiefs Chairman addresses "our way forward in Afghanistan" for foreign media.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Mike Mullen , State , DoD , Foreign Press Center , cybersecurity

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 05:33pm EST

Watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction resigns

Ret. Major General Arnold Fields has submitted his resignation, the White House announced Monday.

Tags: SIGAR , Arnold Fields , oversight , White House , accountability , management , Jolie Lee

Monday - 01/10/2011, 08:08pm EST

Community gathers to celebrate life of fallen Marine

Americans don't always get it right, the Rev. Alan Greijack said Saturday in his message during the funeral service for Marine Lance Cpl. Maung P. "Sam" Htaik.

Tags: Alan Greijack , Maung "Sam" Htaik , Frederick Christian Fellowship Church , Martin O' Malley , Roscoe Bartlett , Blaine Young , Funeral

Sunday - 01/09/2011, 11:28am EST
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