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Pentagon braces for possible government shutdown

The Pentagon on Thursday warned of possible weapons delays and other military ramifications if the government shuts down over a budget deal impasse or...

Comptroller: Shutdown Cost DOD $600 Million In Productivity

Furloughs of civilian employees as a result of the government shutdown cost the Defense Department at least $600 million in productivity, the Pentagon’s top...

Unemployment benefits may help some furloughed DOD civilians

On the 10th day of the partial government shutdown, Defense Department civilians excluded by law from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's Oct. 7 recall to...

Congress restores US military death benefits

Congress moved Thursday to reinstate US military death benefits, after the government shutdown halted the payments to grieving families of US soldiers killed...

US Suspends Large Part of Military Assistance to Egypt

The United States is suspending the delivery of major weapons to Egypt over delays in progress toward an inclusive government. The decision follows the...

New Defense Health Agency to streamline functions

The government shutdown did not stop the official opening Oct. 1 of the Defense Health Agency, a major streamlining effort of military medicine that...

Hagel says national security assured during shutdown

The Defense Department and other government agencies responsible for national security will carry out their missions despite the government shutdown, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel...

No FY14 budget, tuition assistance suspended

With the U.S. government failing to pass a fiscal 2014 budget, all tuition assistance for classes starting on or after Oct. 1 will be...

US Government Shutdown Will Delay Military Funding for Israel

The partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government means there is no money for foreign military assistance, delaying support for long-time allies like Israel. Deputy...

Government Split Over Cuts to Swedish Military

The Swedish armed forces will have to pay for the next generation of "super-JAS" warplanes without any new grant from the government, meaning that...