Lolita C. Baldor

Shooting prompts questions on arming recruiters


WASHINGTON — Tucked in strip malls in rural and suburban communities and in high-traffic city spots such as New York’s Times Square,... Read more

Military announces plan to lift transgender ban

 (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash... Read more

Military can seek waivers for religious clothing


WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has OK’d a new policy that will allow troops to seek waivers to wear religious clothing, seek prayer time... Read more

'Culture of disrespect' blamed for military academy sex...

WASHINGTON — A culture of bad behavior and disrespect among athletes at U.S. military academies is one part of... Read more

Panetta to open combat roles to women

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially... Read more