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US Army denies clemency for WikiLeaks source Manning

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 07:33

A US Army general has denied clemency to the soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning for leaking hundreds of thousands of documents to anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, upholding a 35-year sentence.

`Pentagon`s new religious guidelines still discriminatory`

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 12:42

Pentagon`s new religious guidelines are still discriminatory as they impose "stifling" requirements on religion observing service members, according to 21 faith and interfaith groups.

Fort Hood shooting: US Army names shooter, says had mental illness

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 03:39

The soldier suspected of shooting dead three people before killing himself at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas was identified as Ivan Lopez, a man battling mental illness when he went on a shooting spree, the base commander said on Thursday.

General`s deal drops sex assault charge: Defense

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 13:05

Defense attorneys say an Army general has agreed to a plea deal that includes the dropping of sexual assault charges against him.

US Army General admits to lesser counts in sex crimes trial

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 09:10

A US Army General pleaded guilty on Thursday to military crimes of having an adulterous affair, asking junior female officers for nude photos and possessing pornography on his laptop while deployed in Afghanistan.

US Army sex assault prosecutor suspended for `groping’

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 05:06

The US Army`s top prosecutor overseeing sexual assault cases has been suspended over allegations he groped a female lawyer working for him and tried to kiss her, officers said Thursday.

Pentagon chief plans to reduce US army size

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 03:23

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel Monday outlined his priorities for 2015 defence budget cut, including plans to reduce the size of the US army to its pre-World War II levels.

Pentagon likely to downsize US Army to pre-WW (II) level

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 00:37

The Pentagon will reportedly unveil plans to shrink the nation`s Army to its smallest size since after the World War (II), in a cost-cutting drive, a BBC report said on Monday.

Pentagon to propose shrinking Army, scrapping some jets: Report

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 11:52

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will propose on Monday a reduction in the size of the US Army to its smallest size since before World War Two and scrapping a class of Air Force attack jets, the New York Times reported on Sunday.

Family reunion underway as S Korea-US Army drill looms

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 14:44

A second group of South Koreans met North Korean relatives Sunday at a reunion for families divided for decades, a day before South Korean-US military exercises that threaten to sour relations.

US soldier convicted of Iraq rape, murders found hanged in prison

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 09:06

A former US Army soldier sentenced to life in prison for the 2006 rape and murder of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and killing of her parents and sister, was found hanged in his cell.

Senate plan to change U.S. military sex assault rules still short on votes

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 04:50

The senator leading a push to overhaul how the US military handles sexual assault complaints made an urgent appeal on Thursday for more support.