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Pentagon Can’t Confirm Chemical Weapons Report

The Pentagon says it cannot confirm if any U.S. soldiers exposed to chemical weapons during the invasion of Iraq were told to keep quiet.

The "New York Times" reports between 2004 and 2011, U.S

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The Nation Remembers 9-11

The shadow of a renewed terror threat has been hanging over today's observances of the 13th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

The events come hours after President Barack Obama said he would open a new military front in the Middle East -- authorizing airstrikes inside Syria along with expanded strikes in Iraq in an effort to root out Islamic State extremists

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Photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr./U.S. Air Force via Getty Images

More U.S. Troops Sent To Northern Iraq

The U.S. is increasing its military presence in Iraq by sending another 130 troops to the country.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made the announcement while speaking to troops at Camp Pendleton, California today

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U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq Begin

The Pentagon is releasing some details on the new air campaign against ISIS militants in Iraq.  Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby tweeted this morning that U.S. military aircraft conducted a strike on a militant position near U

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Armed Drones Flying Over Baghdad

Even though armed U.S. drones have been flying over Baghdad, a defense official emphasizes that President Barack Obama still hasn't authorized airstrikes against Sunni militants.

The official says a handful of Predator drones armed with Hellfire missiles are being used to protect U

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Pentagon: 20,000 Russian Troops In Ukraine

The Pentagon estimates there are now about 20,000 Russian troops in Ukraine, as additional forces have gone into the country over the last week.
 
    Rear Adm. John Kirby says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Ukraine Defense Minister Ihor Tenyuh on Friday

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Pentagon Must Buy Only American Made Flags

Most people probably just assumed that when the Pentagon spent our tax dollars on American flags, they were manufactured in the good old US of A. But most folks are wrong to assume that, until a few days ago!

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Pentagon Bears Brunt of Upcoming Budget Cuts

A second, deeper round of automatic federal budget cuts is on its way, and it's going to hit the Pentagon hard.

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Pentagon Chief Can’t Offer Hope in Budget Cuts

The audience at the military based in Charleston, S.C., gasped in surprise and gave a few low whistles as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered the news: Furloughs, which have forced a 20 percent pay cut on most of the military's civilian workforce, probably will continue next year and might worsen.

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