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Top Secret Air Force Bomber Program Moves Forward

August 25, 2014 • In the News • Original: National Defense Magazine

It is a program shrouded in secrecy. Air Force officials over the past few years have been happy to talk publicly about how much they need a new long-range strike…

Hagel: Iraq Crisis May Require Defense Budget Changes

August 22, 2014 • In the News • Original: USA Today

The Pentagon might have to retool its $555 billion 2015 budget proposal to account for the threats posed by and actions taken against the Islamic State, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel…

The Murky World of Military Aid

August 12, 2014 • In the News • Original: Marketplace Radio

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said Tuesday the U.S. government is “working with the Iraqi government, the Iraqi security forces, to get military equipment to the peshmerga.” Members of that…

U.S. Sending 100 Air Missions Daily Over Iraq

August 11, 2014 • In the News • Original: Businessweek

The U.S. Navy and Air Force are scheduling as many as 100 attack, reconnaissance and support missions daily over Iraq, according to a U.S. military official. The flights have averaged…

DoD CT Fund Could Support Missions Like Current Iraq Campaign

August 8, 2014 • In the News • Original: Defense News

The $5 billion counterterrorism fund that the White House requested in the Pentagon and State Departments’ 2015 budget proposal would likely fund missions like the ones the US military has…