NATO takes over air operations as CIA works the ground in Libya. And, 11 employers partner in a commitment to hire 100,000 veterans by 2020.
Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — NATO took sole command of air operations in Libya on Thursday as CIA operatives worked the field to connect with rebel fighters who have seen their surge toward Tripoli impeded.
SAN DIEGO — The engine of a fighter jet preparing to take off from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific exploded and injured 10 Sailors, the military says.
More than 180,000 service members are approved to share Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits with spouses or children, but defense officials remain concerned that the ability to transfer unused benefits to family members is not enough to prevent troops from leaving the military to use the benefits themselves.
A partnership of 11 companies, led by financial services firm JPMorgan Chase, has committed to hiring 100,000 military veterans by the end of 2020.
WASHINGTON — While the White House debates whether to arm rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi’s troops, U.S. officials have acknowledged that the CIA has sent small teams of operatives into Libya and helped rescue a crew member of a U.S. fighter jet that crashed.
FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — In the shadow of Japan’s struggle to stem radioactive leaks from its stricken nuclear complex, police in white moon suits pull bodies of tsunami victims from an evacuated zone in halting work interrupted by radiation alarms.
WASHINGTON — Some Pentagon computer networks might have been laid open to intruders as a result of a recent electronic break-in at one of the nation’s most prominent cybersecurity firms.
WASHINGTON — The military intervention in Libya has cost the U.S. Defense Department an extra $550 million so far, mostly for bombs and missiles, officials said Tuesday.
Officials from the White House, State Department and Pentagon are asking themselves a critical question, The New York Times reports, one that might well dictate how the campaign in Libya will play out. Should the United States arm the anti-Gadhafi rebels?
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s president on Wednesday condemned the actions of a group of U.S. soldiers charged with murdering three unarmed Afghans, charging they killed for entertainment after taking drugs.