SECDEF begins defending his budget; The combat rescue helo lives; and a bit more.
Budget day at the Pentagon; Ukrainians are tough but undermanned and underfunded; Spies, lies and rape: the story of an undercover airman; and a bit more.
Mike Morell: Putin only understands 'tough'; Stavridis' 10 ideas on crisis; Karzai in the WaPo: angry; The LCS and the fog of (budget) war; and a bit more.
A power grab in Crimea; State's new HR report is out; Washington's strange alliance with Qatar; and a bit more.
The top Marine Corps general is unpopular with his troops, damaged on Capitol Hill, and under investigation in the Pentagon. Can he really still lead?
Pakistan mounts a push in Waziristan; McCain puts holds on Work, Wormuth noms; SEAL vets done in by boredom; and a bit more.
Budget day at the Pentagon; What is a "toggle?"; U.S. working to aid Ukraine; How fake poker chips could fell a naval officer; and a bit more.
Wheels up for Hagel; The Budget, the Day After; Wall Street had its own @natsecwonk; and a bit more.
The head of the military commission speaks; Cracks in the Marine's JSF; An Afghan veteran channels George's "Twix Rage"; and a bit more.
The real experts don't want your retweets, likes, or shares.
Iranian oil, flowing again; Weapons to Iraq: the Baghdad, Washington clocks, revisited; R U smarter than a launch officer?; and a bit more.
The U.K.'s cool new super stealth drone; The Truman eases out of the Gulf; Marine Corps Times is back; and a bit more.
Out-Foxing the LCS; McRaven on Iron Man… suits?; CNAS lists its 18 "best and brightest;" and a bit more.
From drone strikes to Syria, the indecisive Obama administration thinks it can conduct foreign policy by floating trial balloons.
The Karzai Workaround; Flynn on the ANSF; What is "even is the new up?;" Gates flashbacks and brisket ice cream; and a bit more.
Congress puts VA on the hot seat; Hagel to hire ethics officer; USAID's Larry Sampler on negative reporting on Afg: 'don't believe it.'; Ethics: Passing and Failing 'The Washington Post Test;' and a bit more.
Nuland speaks undiplomatically; DoD won't mothball the George Washington; Peace talks in Pakistan; GI Joe looks amazing at 50; The dog of war; and a bit more.
How Whack-a-Mole in Pakistan could end; Is Pyongyang fielding a new "road-mobile" ICBM?; Peckerwood is the new black; What is a Skinny Puppy and why is it mad?; and a bit more.
Vaughn to McCaskill: catch the peckerwoods!; Move over Air Force, the Navy has a new cheating scandal; Why there are more Kalashnikovs moving in Afg; Clapper on Assad; and a bit more.
CSBA puts the band back together; Karzai back-channels peace; What's Senate Intel talking about today?; The military and beer in the Super Bowl: Bad Buds? and a bit more.
Did the military violate its own rules by getting in bed with Budweiser during the Super Bowl?
Frank Kearney: why the Afghan election is important; IAVA: The VA backlog is stalled; Germany ponders military muscle flexing; and a bit more.
The administration's reasons for not releasing who's on the list of America's enemies in the war on terror are getting ridiculous.
Hagel getting to the church on time, 132 years later; Wormuth, McKeon to Pentagon Policy shop, McCord to comptroller; China mil's growing muscle mass; and a bit more.
Air Force promotions on ice because of nuke cheating scandal; Syria's terrorism problem highlighted on the Hill; and a bit more.
Mil promotion system doesn't weed out toxic leaders; SOTU's unanswered questions; Sgt. Remsburg no stranger to Obama; Air Force cheater investigation expands; and a bit more.
How the off-ramp from Afghanistan has a former black site on it; What would you do with $26 billion?; Leo Shane gets a new gig; and a bit more.