Obama Tells Pentagon To Plan A Full Afghan Departure

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Hagel Proposes Cuts To Size And Spending of Armed Forces

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Pentagon Officials To Outline Defense Budget Priorities

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New Military Ethics Chief Will Face A Full Plate

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Hagel Concerned By Ethical Lapses In Armed Forces

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Afghan Security Agreement Is Still Unsigned — Who's At Fault?

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In 1984, an American Army unit engaged in this firefight as it shielded a Soviet defector who made a break across the Demilitarized Zone between North Korea and South Korea. Thirty years after the battle, one of the U.S. soldiers, Mark Deville, has finally received a Silver Star for his bravery. Courtesy of Mark Deville hide caption

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A Medal Of Valor, 30 Years In Coming

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Pentagon, White House Are At Odds Over Afghanistan

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Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, talking to U.S. military personnel in Tokyo last April. Kyodo/Landov hide caption

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Gen. Martin Dempsey on Syria

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Chairman Of Joint Chiefs Warns Of Disconnect With Military

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When It Comes To Cuts, Pentagon Claims An Eye On The Future

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Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, in November of 2013. Paul J. Richards /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he didn't want to wait until Obama's term was up before releasing his memoir because the issues were too urgent. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gates Memoir Tests Civilian-Military Rules Of Engagement

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The Pentagon Weighs Its Options In Syria And Iraq

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Female Marine recruits train on the rifle range during boot camp at Parris Island, S.C., on Feb. 25. The Marine Corps said it has postponed new physical standards that would require women to do three pullups, noting that many female recruits were not yet able to do so. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Marines: Most Female Recruits Don't Meet New Pullup Standard

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