February 17, 2013 To get the Distinguished Warfare Medal, no valor or bodily harm is necessary. But even safely away from combat, drone operators and cyber hackers can have a major impact on military operations. Until now, there hasn't been an award for those contributions.
December 14, 2012 Germany and the Netherlands are also sending such defense systems, which are being put in place to defend against possible missile firings from Syria. The move ramps up the U.S. role in guarding against a widening of the crisis.
October 12, 2012 The defense secretary delivered a speech he said was a "clarion call" for Americans to take cyber threats seriously.
September 22, 2011 The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says the Pakistani government "actively and passively" supports groups that have been behind attacks in Afghanistan.