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Defense Secretary Ash Carter said after talks in Saudi Arabia that Iran's "potential for aggression" was a shared concern as he moved to bolster ties with Riyadh following a nuclear agreement with its arch-foe.
The military has ordered recruiting centers and all other facilities in the United States to increase their security after the shootings last week in Chattanooga, Tenn., that killed four Marines and a Navy petty officer.
Three U.S. admirals were censured for dining at “extravagant” banquets in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore and accepting other gifts from an Asian defense contractor at the center of a bribery scandal.
In the wake of the killing of four Marines in Chattanooga, Tenn., U.S. Rep. Scott Rigell is pressing the Pentagon to allow military personnel to carry concealed firearms to and from defense installations.