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National Guard infantryman arrested after taking selfie inside the Capitol during riots
"Not like I did anything illegal."
Navy SEAL vet explains his video praising Capitol Hill insurrection: ‘Americans had finally stood up and made their voices heard’
'Maybe this is a good thing.'
Army to conduct extra background screening on soldiers at Biden inauguration
Thousands of National Guardsmen are expected to assist with inauguration security next week.
Pentagon: Don’t blame us for the massive security failure at the Capitol
"Overall, the assessment that we got repeatedly was no indications of significant violent protest."
This Army Ranger-turned-Congressman was last out of the House chamber during the Capitol riots
"Frankly, I'm pretty angry right now," he told CBS. "I'm angry about the traitors who stormed the Capitol."
See inside the Capitol after a pro-Trump mob stormed the building
Video and photos of the riot paint a surreal picture of the nation's Capitol.
10 former defense secretaries call on Pentagon leaders to keep the military out of election politics
"The time for questioning the results has passed."
Army leaders push back on Mike Flynn’s call for the military to ‘re-run’ the 2020 election
"There is no role for the U.S. military in determining the outcome of an American election.”
Mattis to Trump: Now’s the time to unify America, not divide it
In his first public comments since Election Day, retired Marine general and former defense secretary James Mattis sent a clear message to his former boss: It's time to get your...
No, Trump’s Pentagon purge doesn’t mean he’s planning a military coup
(Arnold Schwarzenegger voice) It's not a coup!
F you for your service: Trump campaign claims military mail-in ballots were ‘improperly cast’
The Trump campaign is targeting military voters.
Trump claims victory despite election being too close to call
Counting all of the votes will take time
Here’s what National Guard units across the country are doing on Election Day
From New Jersey to Washington state, National Guard members across the country are gearing up for election-related missions — ranging from cybersecurity support to responding to civil unrest — in...
How the fight over mail-in ballots threatens to undermine the votes of American troops
Demanding that ballots not be counted after Election Day could strip service members of their votes.
Why the US military would welcome a decisive 2020 election win
Politics aside, there is one outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential election that could bring some relief to Pentagon planners: a clear-cut victory. By either candidate
After summer of protests, National Guard puts troops on standby in run-up to elections
After a summer of civil unrest over racial injustice in the United States, the National Guard has put hundreds of military police on standby specifically to help law enforcement deal...
The National Guard could be tasked to protect voting. So far, few governors have asked
The National Guard is prepared to help with security at polling sites, sort ballots or bolster cybersecurity for the November elections, but so far few governors have requested that assistance
Sergeant Major of the Army breaks down voting basics
Sergeant Major of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III gives a public service announcement about voting in elections.
Joint Chiefs chairman foresees no military role in resolving disputed election
'In the event of a dispute over some aspect of the elections, by law U.S. courts and the U.S. Congress are required to resolve any disputes, not the U.S. military.'
Trump privately discussed replacing SecDef Esper after the 2020 election
President Donald Trump has privately discussed with advisers the possibility of replacing Defense Secretary Mark Esper after the November election in the wake of a number of differences between them,...
Russia is targeting Joe Biden in its latest election-meddling effort, US intelligence says
Russia has continued its support for President Donald Trump by actively trying to undermine the candidacy of Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, according to a U.S. intelligence assessment released...
Pete Buttigieg is ending his presidential campaign
The Navy veteran was one of the only candidates with military experience.
Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren lays out her vision for the military if she is elected president
While the candidates rarely talk about national security issues, we want to drill down on the specifics of how they would address the biggest challenges facing troops, veterans, and military...
Navy SEAL running for Congress kicked off his campaign in the wrong district
Republican candidate Floyd McLendon of Texas spoke to an audience at his campaign kick-off event in November, wearing the Navy uniform adorned with numerous medals — but the inaugural event...
Pelosi says Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against Trump
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has directed a House committee to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump over his effort to pressure...