Tuesday, May 6
- USNS Spearhead returns from maiden deployment
- Iran admiral: U.S. carriers in Gulf an 'easy target'
- DoD makes last-ditch plea for compensation cuts in 2015
- U.S. team to help Nigeria locate kidnapped girls
- Man charged in Ohio veterans hospital shooting
- GOP sharpens focus on Benghazi as midterms loom
- Hagel urges Congress not to alter defense budget proposal
- White House to show secret drone strike memos to Senate
- Presidential helo contract expected this week
- NATO, Japan agree to cooperate more
- German foreign minister: Ukraine is on the verge of war
- Army 10-Miler military priority registration starts May 6
Start your day with a roundup of top defense news.