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Health care costs a hefty price tag for Pentagon

A military built for fighting wars is looking more and more like a health care entitlement program. Full story

Ill. public health director gets military award

The state's public health director has been given one of the military's highest honors for his service with the Illinois Army National Guard. Full story

U.S. Military Launches New Missile Warning Satellite Into Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.  -- A new U.S. military satellite launched into orbit Saturday (May 7) on a mission to enhance the country's missile defense and detection capabilities. Full story

New US military satellite launched into space

A new military satellite has been launched into space. Full story

From intel to attacks

   Former CIA Director James Woolsey and former Navy SEAL Craig Sawyer explain how intelligence gathered from the field, wire taps and interrogation result in military action.

Syrian activists plan another 'Day of Defiance'

   The Syrian military has deployed tanks and troops to intimidate demonstrators who have promised another "Day of Defiance." NBC's Lee Cowan reports.

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  US stealth bombers join attack in Libya

American and allied forces are stepping up their attacks as allied forces target the North African nation with cruise missiles, fighter jets and submarines in a decisive show of military force against Moammar Gadhafi. NBC’s Jim Maceda reports.

  Secretary Clinton visits chaotic Mid East

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is traveling in the Middle East as rebels face near defeat in Libya and unrest spreads in Bahrain. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell is travelling with the Secretary and has the latest from Cairo.

  Too late for a Libya no-fly zone?

As Moammar Gadhafi's forces close in on the strategic rebel-held town of Benghazi, The Council on Foreign Relations' Richard Haas says the Obama administration appears to be concentrating their diplomatic efforts elsewhere.

  Dramatic rescue scenes unfold in Japan

Military rescue teams in Japan begin to assist people who have been stranded by Friday's massive earthquake and tsunami. Msnbc.com's Al Stirrett reports.

  Egypt in Focus

Military rulers disoolve Egypt's parliament, with NBC's Richard Engel.

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Japan's Self-Defense Force soldiers remove debris left by the March 11 tsunami in the city of Minamisoma in Fukushima prefecture on May 2, 2011. The March 11 earthquake and subsequent tsunami left some 26,000 dead or missing and obliterated whole towns and villages on the northeast coast.