Wednesday, December 18
- Nativity scenes out at Guantanamo dining halls
- Lawmakers fail to stop COLA rollback plan
- White House task force urges limit on NSA snooping
- Search suspended for missing N.Y. Guard drone
- Senate OKs sequester-relief budget plan
- 1st Navy bribery conviction may bring wider probe
- Mental health programs for troops, vets get star-power boost
- Pakistan: Review case for man in bin Laden search
- After sea incident, China praises ties with U.S.
Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.
1Ex-officer says she was discharged for reporting burn-pit danger
2U.S. military stops identifying planes involved in Iraq airstrikes
3New rules issued for firing VA executives
4U.S. mission in Iraq could expand, Pentagon official says
5Marine paralyzed by sniper's bullet walks with use of exoskeleton