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2008-06-20 15:00:12

A site memorializing the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack on the U.S. Department of Defense headquarters may attract too many tourists, critics say.

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2008-03-07 00:00:00

Pentagon officials notified Defense Department bases and installations within the U.S. last week to prohibit Google representatives from taking panoramic videos inside the facilities.

2007-05-25 08:30:00

China's recent success at destroying a satellite in low-Earth orbit threatens the interests of all space-faring nations and posed dangers to human space flight, the Pentagon said Friday.

2006-08-30 16:18:06

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon, mindful of potential threats to U.S. security emerging from Africa, is considering creating a new military command responsible for the continent, defense officials said on Wednesday.

2006-08-28 17:23:46

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Monday unveiled a plan to reorganize its policy office and make it easier to coordinate the so-called global war on terror within the U.S. government and with international allies.

2006-08-05 06:31:46

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There is no evidence that senior Pentagon commanders intentionally provided false testimony to about the military's actions on the morning of the September 11 attacks, according to a report by the Defense Department's watchdog agency cited in the New York Times on Saturday.

2006-08-05 01:15:32

NEW YORK (Reuters) - There is no evidence that senior Pentagon commanders intentionally provided false testimony to about the military's actions on the morning of the September 11 attacks, according to a report by the Defense Department's watchdog agency cited in the New York Times on Saturday.

2006-07-28 13:45:34

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration plans to extend Singapore F-16 fighter pilots' use of an Arizona training range and munitions, in a deal valued at up to $301 million, the Pentagon said on Friday.

2006-06-30 17:40:00

The Pentagon on Friday exempted the Navy for six months from a law protecting whales and other marine mammals, a move that may allow planned naval exercises using military sonar to proceed despite a lawsuit.

2006-06-22 19:05:00

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A panel of armed forces medical experts has found that vaccines required by the military may have killed a 26-year-old Army soldier last year, the Pentagon said on Thursday. Pfc.


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