WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain said he cannot support women joining the military as it grapples with a sexual assault epidemic some lawmakers described as a cancer at a hearing Tuesday in which senators dressed down senior military leaders, led by female lawmakers, combat veterans and former …
MANILA, Philippines — The fourth typhoon to lash the Philippines
in a month brought pounding rain and winds to the eastern coast
today as it barreled toward Manila along the same path as an
earlier storm that left the capital still partially submerged.
BRUSSELS — There are already more than 100,000 international
troops in Afghanistan working with 200,000 Afghan security forces
and police. It adds up to a 12-1 numerical advantage over Taliban
rebels, but it hasn't led to anything close to victory.
President Obama and Ret. Army Sgt. Earl W. Fleming meet at White
House after a ceremony to honor recipients of the Presidential Unit
Citation. Members of Troop A, 1st Squadron of the 11th Armored
Combat Regiment all received the citation, the highest unit award
in the military, recognizing t…
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq — As America's military role in Iraq winds
down, the United States is grappling with how to help some of the
more than 30,000 troops injured in six years of war move ahead with
their lives. One approach is to bring them back to the battlefields
where they were injured.