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Two of the USS Monitor's crewmen were buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full honors on the eve of the 151st anniversary of the first-ever clash between ironclads.
The fighter pilot freed from jail and reinstated into the Air Force last month after a lieutenant general set aside his sexual-assault conviction was taken off a promotion list, the Air Force said, making it unlikely he will move up in rank any time soon.
Army suicides are still increasing, but the four-star general who has been at the forefront of seeking solutions, Lloyd J. Austin III, says he is optimistic that the trends are going to turn around.
Hundreds of thousands of defense workers are bracing for cuts in work hours and paychecks, thanks to lawmakers who found no way to avoid across-the-board sequestration cuts. Experts fear a lasting impact on morale, recruitment and retention, leading to a brain drain of the Pentagon's best and brightest.