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Molly O'Toole

Defense Department Sued Over Rules Restricting Women In Combat

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 11.27.2012 | World

A first lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps, a captain in the Marine Corps Reserves, a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserves and a major in the U.S...

Molly O'Toole

Air Force Sex Scandal Report Cites 'Abuse Of Power' Amid Petraeus, Allen Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 11.15.2012 | Politics

A U.S. military shaken by the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus and the investigation of its top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Allen, a...

Women in the Military Deserve the Same Health Care Coverage as the Civilians They Protect

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Hopefully, our elected officials will eventually pass legislation that at least ensures that military rape victims will have access to the same health care benefits available to the civilians they help protect.

David Wood

Leon Panetta Warns Against Budget Cuts Despite Reported Pentagon Spending Spree

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the military brass and congressional hawks issue dire warnings about the "disastrous'' effects of cutting the defense budget, a new s...

Gerry Smith

Senator Criticizes Pentagon For Cyber Confusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

Pentagon officials have acknowledged they must recruit more cyber experts to stop hackers from breaching their networks and stealing classified milita...

Leon Panetta Warns Of Enemy At Home

New York Times | By PETER BAKER | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

Tan and ruddy-faced, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta took his seat in a hearing room one morning this month ready for battle. The enemy, he warned l...

David Wood

On Tap To Replace Gates at Pentagon, Panetta sounds like.. Gates

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 08.09.2011 | Politics

Robert Gates is due to retire as defense secretary in three weeks, but his named successor, CIA Director Leon E. Panetta, said Thursday he plans to co...