Latest Military history of the United States Stories

2009-11-02 12:55:00

Challenge Could Raise Questions of Civilian Control of Military SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marine Corps Commandant General James Conway is opposing President Obama's pledge to repeal "don't ask, don't tell," the Washington Times is reporting today.

2009-10-29 14:14:00

Suggestion to Army Times of Piecemeal Repeal Strategy is 'Absolute Nonstarter' WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Army Times newspaper recently discussed lifting the ban on openly gay service members with the Secretary of the Army, John McHugh.

2009-10-26 11:29:00

Former Republican Lawmaker Sets Tone for Other Services SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct.

2009-10-20 14:42:00

Says Repeal Would Improve Military Justice SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct.

2009-10-08 11:31:00

New Data Show Lesbian Discharges in Air Force Are Disproportionate; Lt. Col. Is Reprimanded and Removed From Classroom SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct.

2009-09-30 14:53:00

Military Opponents of Gay Ban Increasingly Vocal; 'Unit Cohesion' Argument Suffers a Blow SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An official Pentagon journal has published a report calling for the repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

2009-09-14 13:03:00

Continuation of Emergency Status Allows President Additional Year to Sign Executive Order SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept.

2009-09-03 13:12:00

Navy Promoted Supervisor Responsible for Violence SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept.

2009-07-27 10:09:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A working group on the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy comprised of retired general officers, scholars and a former member of Congress issued a statement today in response to inaccurate or misleading statements made about the policy by President Barack Obama, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Rep.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.