PENTAGON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PENTAGON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) F-35 back in sky, but not at British air show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58186400-90/force-aircraft-kirby-pentagon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58186400-90/force-aircraft-kirby-pentagon.html.csp">F-35 back in sky, but not at British air show</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT BURNS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T19:41:41.479-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 07:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Pentagon is resuming test flights of its new-generation F-35 fighter while investigating the cause of an engine fire last month, but the plane will operate with restrictions and will not fly in the Farnborough International Airshow in England. The Pentagon’s press secretary, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said it was a “difficult decision” to cancel the hoped-for participation at Farnborough, but the Pentagon remains confident that any of the plane’s technical issues can be fixed. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581864002014-07-15T19:41:41.479-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T19:41:41.479-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186400@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:41:41 MDT After engine fire, decision looms for global debut of F-35 jets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169864-90/jets-international-fighter-force.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58169864-90/jets-international-fighter-force.html.csp">After engine fire, decision looms for global debut of F-35 jets</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rebecca Robbins</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T19:36:46.018-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 07:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Pentagon said Tuesday that it has completed ground inspections of its fleet of F-35 Lightning II fighters but still had not decided whether the planes were ready for their much-anticipated international debut in two British air shows. The Marine Corps’ version of the fighter jet had been scheduled to fly before prospective international buyers at the Royal International Air Tattoo, which kicks off on Friday, and the week-long Farnborough Air Show, which starts next Monday. But ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169864@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:36:46 MDT Pentagon in 2010: Soldier walked away from his unit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58019794-68/bergdahl-official-taliban-pentagon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58019794-68/bergdahl-official-taliban-pentagon.html.csp">Pentagon in 2010: Soldier walked away from his unit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DEB RIECHMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T22:08:22.105-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Pentagon concluded in 2010 that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl walked away from his unit, and after an initial flurry of searching the military curbed any high-risk rescue plans. But the U.S. kept pursuing avenues to negotiate his release, recently seeking to fracture the Taliban network by making its leaders fear a faster deal with underlings could prevent the freedom they sought for five of their top officials, American officials told The Associated Press. The U.S. government kept t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580197942014-06-02T22:08:22.105-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-02T22:08:22.105-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58019794@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 22:08:22 MDT Pentagon delays plan to aid young immigrants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58012982-68/immigrants-hagel-pentagon-youths.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58012982-68/immigrants-hagel-pentagon-youths.html.csp">Pentagon delays plan to aid young immigrants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIA PRESTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T21:42:02.308-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 09:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Pentagon plan to allow a small number of young immigrants who grew up in the United States without legal status to enlist in the military has been delayed by the White House, senior officials there said Saturday, to avoid any conflict with House Republicans considering whether to move on immigration legislation. The Pentagon proposal would create a first but very limited pathway to citizenship for those who call themselves Dreamers. In a letter to a number of senators drafted Wednesday, Defens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58012982@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 21:42:02 MDT