Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says her predecessors were "bewildered" that she and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta have a good friendship. Clinton was a featured speaker at an awards ceremony at the Pentagon Thursday. (NBC News)
During a visit to Colombia, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta speaks out about the prostitution scandal allegedly involving members of the Secret Service and the U.S. military. NBC's Mark Potter reports. (TODAY)
Just days after an Army staff sergeant allegedly killed 16 Afghan civilians in a shooting rampage, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta visited Afghanistan to meet with government officials and U.S. troops. NBC's Richard Engel reports. (TODAY)
For six years until 2008, the partial remains of some service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan were cremated then unceremoniously dumped into a Virginia landfill, without the knowledge of the families of the fallen. NBC's Jim Miklaszewski reports.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says the "multitude of security challenges" the DOD faces could be undercut by a part of the debt ceiling agreement, which if enacted, could seriously damage the military's ability to protect the nation. (NBC News)