Sen. Chuck Schumer says a rule change that stops Christmas trees from being sent to troops is out of the Grinch's playbook.
Airmen scheduled to head overseas for an individual task will no longer be a "one-man team" during their deployment.
The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz will indeed be back home in Bremerton in time for Christmas.
The U.S. commander in Afghanistan plans to send more than 1,000 U.S. troops on offense with the Afghan army.
The Pentagon said Monday the latest official numbers on troops in war zones aren't the real numbers.