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‘Now is the time where you bend the rules’ — Inside a US Marine veteran’s fight to get his Afghan interpreter to safety
"Please, don’t leave them behind.”
Defense Secretary Austin: the US isn’t trying to pick a fight with China
'We will not flinch when our interests are threatened yet we do not seek confrontation.'
Biden: America’s war in Afghanistan isn’t a total failure — yet
"No 'mission accomplished.'"
Pentagon commission finds ‘quite a lot of tolerance’ for sexual assault despite leaders’ claims of ‘zero tolerance’
“The very persons they trusted the most betrayed that trust.”
The opportunities and challenges facing Lloyd Austin as defense secretary
Austin’s forty years in the military represent both the risk of inertia and a real opportunity to address serious issues.
Pentagon says unspecified number of troops are refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine
Something in the military is actually voluntary?
Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin confirmed as your next defense secretary
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin
Trump is pulling most US troops out of Somalia
The U.S. military will still be able to carry out counterterrorism strikes within Somalia.
224 killed, 186 aircraft lost. Military pilots worry about being ‘the next accident’
Military aviation accidents have killed 224 pilots or aircrew, destroyed 186 aircraft and cost more than $11.6 billion since 2013
Leader of Pentagon task force to defeat ISIS reportedly fired
The circumstances surrounding Christopher Maier’s departure remain murky.
The Pentagon is now officially planning for a Biden administration
Members of the Biden transition with security clearances to finally talk to officials in the current administration and receive classified briefings
The Pentagon’s newest senior leader pick is whining about people being mean to him on Twitter
Scott O’Grady is, by all measures, a man of remarkable resolve — except when it comes to criticism on Twitter, it seems
Special Operations Command is now ‘on par’ with the military services, Acting SecDef Miller says
'I have directed the special operations civilian leadership to report directly to me instead of through the current bureaucratic channels'
A new top DoD adviser’s controversial proposal: get rid of the Marine Corps
Retired Army Col. Douglas Macgregor, newly-appointed as a senior adviser at the Pentagon, has a track record of making controversial statements. But his most provocative of all might be a proposal to do away with the U.S. Marine Corps
Acting SecDef Miller on America’s forever wars: ‘It’s time to come home’
"We are not a people of perpetual war - it is the antithesis of everything for which we stand and for which our ancestors fought," wrote Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller in his initial message to the force on Friday. "All wars must end."
Here’s what you need to know about Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller
Miller is a former Green Beret who served with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Read Mark Esper’s final letter to President Trump as Defense Secretary
"I serve the country in deference to the Constitution, so I accept your decision to replace me."
This military graphic on electronic warfare should give everyone nightmares
I can't decide if this is an atrocity or a work of art
How Trump fell out of love with his generals — and why the feeling is mutual
President Donald Trump has ridiculed his top generals, ignoring their advice on some key issues and questioning their intelligence, courage and commitment to U.S. service members
Trump has accused US military leaders of doing exactly what his administration has done all along
The U.S. is the top exporter of arms in the world, but Trump's effort to blame military leaders, which includes people nominated by him, is at odds with his administration's well-documented record of arms sales
Army chief calls combat a ‘last resort’ after Trump says military leaders want nothing but to fight ‘endless wars’
"We take this very, very seriously."
The Senate denied this divisive nominee a role at the Pentagon. Trump put him in a new job anyway
After failing to secure a Senate confirmation hearing, U.S. President Donald Trump's most divisive nominee for a Pentagon position so far has taken a different, less-senior policy role at the Defense Department, a spokeswoman said on Sunday
Officials dispute Trump’s claim that the US military is preparing COVID-19 vaccine distribution
President Donald Trump says the U.S. military has an elaborate plan to distribute a coronavirus vaccine across the country at rapid speed. But defense and administration officials say otherwise
The Pentagon is getting concerned about law enforcement dressing up in US military uniforms
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has made the Trump administration aware of his concerns with the appropriation of the U.S. military's uniforms by law enforcement agencies as they face off with protesters in cities like Portland, Oregon