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2010-02-02 10:26:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fiscal 2011 budget request for the Defense Department is a reasonable target that takes into account the very real demands that two ongoing wars make on our troops and the equipment that supports them.

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2010-02-02 06:30:00

The responsibilities of the US military are about to be expanded to include new horizons based on a long-awaited administration report released on Monday.

2006-02-03 17:20:40

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon is speeding up the development of new weapons designed to knock out targets anywhere in the world in short order.

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2006-02-02 00:35:00

The Pentagon is seeking to dissuade China from building its military forces to a level not warranted by its security needs, and the issue is addressed in a new long-term Pentagon plan, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday.

2006-01-24 17:10:43

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military plans to add nearly 8,000 troops to its elite Special Operations Forces next year to bolster America's ability to fight terrorists and insurgents worldwide, defense officials said on Tuesday.

2006-01-24 01:05:00

A new Pentagon review of U.S. defense strategy would add thousands of troops skilled in fighting terrorists and insurgents to the ranks of the elite Special Operations Forces, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

2006-01-11 13:29:34

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon, stung by criticism over secret U.S. military payments to Iraqi newspapers to print pro-American articles, is moving to develop a "strategic communications" plan, a senior defense official said on Wednesday.

2005-10-04 18:36:59

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two decades from now, the U.S. military could routinely use high-powered microwaves and other non-lethal weapons to fight wars, but it may also have far less money to buy new arms, a top Air Force official said on Tuesday. Col.

2005-07-05 21:32:23

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military, under stress fromfighting in Iraq and protecting America from terrorism, isdebating whether it can remain ready to fight two big wars atonce, according to defense officials.

2005-07-05 20:27:37

By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military, under stress fromfighting in Iraq and protecting America from terrorism, isdebating whether it can remain ready to fight two big wars atonce, according to defense officials.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).