Jul 16, 2013 The Army plans to cut combat brigades at 12 military bases. In cities like Kileen, Texas, it's a another chance to diversify the local economy.
Jul 16, 2013 A Senate committee takes up the issue of war-time contracting, looking at the huge amounts of waste and fraud during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Jul 8, 2013 Monday is day one of the sequester-driven defense cuts, including a one-day a week closure of all domestic military grocery stores.
Jun 28, 2013 The Pentagon starts furloughing 650,000 civilian employees next week.
Jun 20, 2013 American troops are on the way out of Afghanistan, but the Washington Post reports that much of their gear, some $7 billion worth, won't be coming home with them.
Jun 5, 2013 Two dozen U.S. military weapons systems have been compromised by Chinese hackers, according to the Washington Post.
May 27, 2013 It’s a good time to be a recruiter for the U.S. military. Applications are up, as youth unemployment continues to soar. And the Pentagon doesn’t need as many people as it did at the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
May 17, 2013 The government provides countless resources to help military families with financial literacy and even offers low interest loans to help them in times of emergency. So, why are many troops opting to take out risky payday loans instead?
May 16, 2013 Military brass, consumer advocates and lawmakers are trying to close loopholes in the Military Lending Act.
May 15, 2013 Five years ago, the U.S. military banned payday and title-loans to military families, but small-dollar, high-interest lenders are getting around the Military Lending Act.