01 Oct '12, 1pm

Official says MRAPs made the difference in wars

Official says MRAPs made the difference in wars

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/10/gannett-mraps-made-difference-in-wars-100112/ Official says MRAPs made the difference in wars By Tom Vanden Brook - USA TODAY Posted : Monday Oct 1, 2012 9:31:50 EDT WASHINGTON — Data collected from roadside explosions in Afghanistan and Iraq show troops in Mine Resistant Ambush Protected trucks are as much as 14 times more likely to survive the blast than those riding in Humvees, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official told USA TODAY. Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told the newspaper that the $47 billion spent on the armored trucks has saved lives, allowed troops to gain the upper hand in fighting insurgents, and will counter the threat from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Asia where they are being shifted. Carter is scheduled to preside at a ceremony Monday at the Pentagon to honor those responsible for building and fielding...

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White House says it thwarted cyberattack

militarytimes.com 01 Oct '12, 2pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/10/ap-white-house-says-it-thwarted-cyberattack-100112/ White House says it thwarted...

Budget resolution omits Iraq training authority

militarytimes.com 02 Oct '12, 12am

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/10/ap-budget-resolution-omits-iraq-training-authority-100112/ Budget resolution omi...

Pentagon delays mortars sought by commanders - ...

militarytimes.com 29 Sep '12, 11pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/09/gannett-defense-delays-mortars-092812/ Pentagon delays mortars sought by command...

U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000

militarytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 3pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-military-deaths-in-afghanistan-hit-2000-093012/ U.S. military deaths in Afgha...

U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000

armytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 3pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-military-deaths-in-afghanistan-hit-2000-093012/ U.S. military deaths in Afghanist...

U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000 v...

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http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-military-deaths-in-afghanistan-hit-2000-093012/ U.S. military deaths in Af...

False Sense of Something: Some observations and thoughts on the unfolding wars via

False Sense of Something: Some observations and...

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If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is ...

Tricare Prime fees jump 17% today for some

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http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/10/military-tricare-prime-fees-jump-17-percent-today-for-some-100112w/ Tricare Prim...

Report says 3 of 4 US adults unqualified for #m...

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Soldiers transport a trauma victim to a U.S. Army medical helicopter in Tarmiyah, Iraq, Sept. 30, 2007. Summer M. Anderson...

U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000

navytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 3pm

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-military-deaths-in-afghanistan-hit-2000-093012/ U.S. military deaths in Afghanist...

Many Iraq, Afghan vets choosing ‘2nd service’

Many Iraq, Afghan vets choosing ‘2nd service’

armytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 4pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-many-iraq-afghanistan-vets-choosing-second-service-093012/ Many Iraq, Afghan vets...

Panetta says Karzai should thank allied forces

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http://militarytimes.com/news/2012/10/ap-panetta-says-karzai-should-thank-us-forces-100612/ Panetta says Karzai should tha...

Pentagon delays mortars sought by commanders - ...

armytimes.com 28 Sep '12, 1pm

http://www.armytimes.com/news/2012/09/gannett-defense-delays-mortars-092812/ Pentagon delays mortars sought by commanders ...

Earning Tomb Guard Badge an honor for soldier

militarytimes.com 30 Sep '12, 6pm

http://www.militarytimes.com/news/2012/09/ap-earning-tomb-guard-badge-honor-093012/ Earning Tomb Guard Badge an honor for ...