Military Headline News – Rick Rogers
The Veterans Affairs Department’s little-known practice of spying on patients with hidden cameras has drawn scrutiny.
A new law pending in Congress requires the VA to get patient consent before installing cameras in treatment rooms.
U.S. troops are pulling out of Afghanistan in 2014. Or are they?
Well, if you thought it meant no American troops would deploy to that country, you were only likely off by about 10,000.
The top U.S. commander wants to keep between 8,000 to 12,000 NATO troops in Afghanistan after next year. Many would be Americans.
Federal prosecutors say they’ve busted the largest bribery and bid-steering scheme in the history of federal contracting.
The case involves the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and an estimated $15 million in bribes and kickbacks.
The Pentagon has new regulations concerning sexual assaults in the ranks.
Medical care, counseling, investigations and prosecutions are all getting makeovers.
The new rules start immediately.
Rick Rogers, Military Headline News.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.