Department of Defense

U.S. Paves Way For Women On Front Lines Of War
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war...
Pentagon to Resume North Korea Talks After 6-year Break
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will open negotiations with North Korea on resuming efforts to recover the remains of some of the estimated 5,500 U.S. service members unaccounted for from the 1950-53 Korean War.
Recovery efforts were halted by the administration of President George W...