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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, Pentagon Channel

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Most furloughed Fort Lee civilian workers recalled

Monday - 10/07/2013, 07:20am EDT

Tags: Fort Lee

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: 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, 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,

Pentagon ponies up $180M to widen U.S. 1

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 05:38am EDT

Tags: pentagon, Fort Belvoir

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: 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,