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War heroes honored at 'Oscars for veterans'

There are plenty of awards ceremonies, but on Saturday, a powerful one at the Renaissance Washington Hotel honored the country's bravest.

Monday - 11/11/2013, 10:44am EST

Tags: American Veterans Center, Kathy Stewart, The American Veterans Center Honors, Department of Defense, Pentagon Channel

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Furlough's effects on DoD employees

The furlough's effects on one Defense Department employee's life and paycheck.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Department of Defense, furlough days, furloughs, Megan Cloherty

DOD warns civilian employees to prepare for furloughs

U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees are being warned to prepare for the beginning of a cycle of furloughs that will take away a significant portion of their income after the Fourth of July holiday.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: furloughs, Department of Defense, pentagon, jj green, chuck hagel

Intelligence Community spared DoD furloughs

Department of Defense employees working in the Intelligence community will likely avoid furloughs, an Intelligence official tells WTOP.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 09:22pm EDT

Tags: jj green, national security, furloughs, dod, Department of Defense

Sailor found dead on aircraft carrier Enterprise

The Department of Defense says a sailor was found dead aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 06:33am EDT

Tags: Department of Defense, Richard J. Kessler Jr., USS Enterprise

DOD bolsters Alexandria buses to offset traffic catastrophe

Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., predicts the move of thousands of Defense Department jobs from Crystal City (near plenty of transit options) to Alexandria's Mark Center (where public transportation is scarce) would create a traffic catastrophe.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 04:00am EST

Tags: Jim Moran, Mark Center, Department of Defense