Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press

Lolita C. Baldor

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Recent articles by Lolita:

US Army misses recruiting goal, other services squeak by

The worsening recruiting problem is stirring debate about whether America’s fighting force should be restructured or reduced in size. → Read More

US Army misses recruiting goal; other services squeak by

While the Army was the only service that didn't meet its target, all of the others had to dig deep into their pools of delayed entry applicants, which will put them behind as they begin the next recruiting year. → Read More

US announces $1.1 billion more in military aid for Ukraine

The US will provide an additional $1.1 billion in aid to Ukraine, with funding for about 18 more advanced rocket systems and other weapons to counter drones that Russia has been using against Ukrainian troops, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. → Read More

US announces $1.1 billion more in military aid for Ukraine

The U.S. will provide an additional $1.1 billion in aid to Ukraine, with funding for 18 more advanced rocket systems and other weapons to counter drones that Russia has been using against Ukrainian troops, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. → Read More

US announces $1.1 billion more in military aid for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will provide an additional $1.1 billion in aid to Ukraine, with funding for 18 more advanced rocket systems and other weapons to counter drones that Russia has been using against Ukrainian troops, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The Pentagon announced a number of new programs Thursday that are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The programs are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The programs are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The programs are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The programs are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The programs are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The programs are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Pentagon lays out new food, housing programs for troops

The programs are aimed at helping service members who are struggling with housing shortages and steep food and living expenses as they move from base to base. → Read More

Panel advises removal of Confederate statue at Arlington

An independent commission is recommending that the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery be dismantled and taken down. → Read More

Panel advises removal of Confederate statue at Arlington

An independent commission is recommending that the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery be dismantled and taken down. → Read More

Panel advises removal of Confederate statue at Arlington

An independent commission is recommending that the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery be dismantled and taken down, as part of its final report to Congress on the renaming of military bases and assets that commemorate the Confederacy. → Read More

Allies push for US weaponry after seeing impact in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — As other nations see the impact of U.S. weapons in the Ukraine war, the Pentagon is getting more requests for them, including the high-tech, multiple-launch rocket system that Ukrainian forces have successfully used against Russian ammunition depots and other supplies, Defense officials said Friday. Bill LaPlante, the department’s under secretary for acquisition, […] → Read More

Reported sexual assaults across US military increase by 13%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports of sexual assaults across the U.S. military jumped by 13% last year, driven by significant increases in the Army and the Navy as bases began to move out of pandemic restrictions and public venues reopened, The Associated Press has learned. Mirroring the increase in those reports is the disclosure that close […] → Read More

Reported sexual assaults across US military increase by 13%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports of sexual assaults across the U.S. military jumped by 13% last year, driven by significant increases in the Army and the Navy as bases began to move out of pandemic restrictions and public venues reopened, The Associated Press has learned. → Read More

Reported sexual assaults across US military increased by 13% last year

Close to 36,000 service members said in a confidential survey that they had experienced unwanted sexual contact in the military. → Read More