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Pentagon Marks Gay Pride Month for the First Time

Posted June 26th, 2012 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The Pentagon on Tuesday marked a major milestone by observing Gay Pride Month for the first time. It has been less than a year since the U.S. military ended the so-called “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy to allow homosexuals to serve openly in the military. Hundreds of servicemembers packed a Pentagon auditorium Tuesday as the […]

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Man in Custody in Pentagon Threat Investigation

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities say a man, detained near the Defense Department headquarters with a backpack of suspicious items, is a member of the Marine Corps Reserve. The man has been identified as Lance Corporal Yonathan Melaku, a 22-year-old U.S. citizen originally from Ethiopia. A U.S. Park Police spokesman told reporters Friday that Mr. Melaku was discovered […]

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Man in Custody in Pentagon Threat Investigation

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities say they found suspicious items inside the backpack of a man who was detained overnight near Defense Department headquarters. A U.S. Park Police spokesman told reporters Friday that the man was discovered inside Arlington National Cemetery, just outside Washington. After interviewing him, the spokesman said police thought it appropriate to look for a […]

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Man in Custody in Investigation at Pentagon

Posted June 17th, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. authorities have taken a man into custody in connection with an investigation into a suspicious vehicle near the U.S. Defense Department headquarters. A police official told reporters Friday that the man was discovered overnight in Arlington National Cemetery, just outside Washington. After finding the man, the official said park police thought it appropriate to […]

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Pentagon Papers Released 40 Years After Leak

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 2:25 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Archives has released the complete “Pentagon Papers,” 40 years after parts of the secret government study first appeared in The New York Times. The then-classified study by the U.S. Defense Department showed the United States was secretly escalating the conflict in Vietnam while misleading Congress, the American public and U.S. allies. The […]

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Pentagon Papers Declassified 40 Years after Publication

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. National Archives has released the complete “Pentagon Papers,” 40 years after parts of the secret government study first appeared in The New York Times. The then-classified study by the U.S. Defense Department showed the United States was secretly escalating the conflict in Vietnam while misleading Congress, the American public and U.S. allies. A […]

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