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DoD is eliminating promotion photos and ordering services to review hairstyle regulations in fight against racism
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has announced a series of steps he is taking immediately to combat racism in the ranks
The US still can’t effectively track weapons and vehicles given to Afghan security forces
Despite investing millions in a high-tech gear and vehicle accountability system to prevent theft and misuse by foreign personnel, nearly half of Afghan security forces simply aren't using it due...
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pentagon is cutting its chemical and biological defense programs
The Defense Department wants to spend less in fiscal 2021 on chemical and biological defense programs, budget documents show, in the middle of a pandemic and despite its own officials’...
The Pentagon quietly made CBD use a criminal offense for service members
U.S. troops can now be punished for using products that contain hemp or cannabidiol, according to a Defense Department memo recently made public
Lawmakers demand answers from Pentagon on reports of Russian bounties on US service members
House Armed Services Committee leaders have pressed the Pentagon for a briefing by Tuesday on reports that Russian spies have been paying insurgents in Afghanistan to kill U.S. troops
1,700 troops will support this year’s Fourth of July ‘Salute to America’ demonstrations
"The highlight of this year's celebration will be our salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution."
Trump’s diversion of Pentagon funds to US-Mexico border wall ruled unconstitutional
A federal appeals court struck a blow Friday against President Donald Trump’s signature domestic achievement, ruling that he acted unlawfully by shifting Defense Department funds to pay for his much...
Renaming Navy ships could fall under Pentagon’s new diversity review
The names of U.S. warships could face new scrutiny in coming months as the Pentagon moves forward with a military-wide effort to target racial bias and prejudice in the ranks
A West Virginia town of 8,400 people just picked up an MRAP for some reason
Does a small town in West Virginia really need a tactical vehicle designed to deal with improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan and Iraq?
Top Pentagon official resigns as critics accuse Trump of seeking ‘loyalists’
Kathryn Wheelbarger, one of the Pentagon's most prominent and respected policy officials, is resigning after three years in the job at a time when critics have accused President Donald Trump...
Trump taps Army brigadier general turned Fox News commentator for Pentagon policy post
President Donald Trump has nominated Anthony Tata, a retired Army brigadier general and occasional Fox News commentator, to a top job at the Pentagon as he eyes a reduced troop...
‘Racism is real in America’ — SecDef Esper condemns the killing of George Floyd
"Racism is real in America and we must all do our very best to recognize it, to confront it, and to eradicate it"
US troops responding to the COVID-19 pandemic could receive hazardous duty pay and awards
The Pentagon should have guidance on hazardous duty pay within the next 30 days.
Military stop-movement orders to be lifted immediately at some bases
Finally, some good news
‘Harley riding, tequila-drinking Navy SEAL’ nominated to oversee special operations at the Pentagon
If confirmed by the Senate, Louis Bremer would become the Pentagon's first permanent top civilian overseeing special operations since June
Trump is purging the Pentagon of perceived enemies and installing loyalists in their place, critics say
President Trump's purge of the so-called 'deep state' now extends to top Pentagon positions.
Leaked Pentagon memo warns of ‘real possibility’ of COVID-19 resurgence, vaccine not coming until summer 2021
"All indications suggest we will be operating in a globally-persistent COVID-19 environment in the months ahead"
What the COVID-19 pandemic reveals about the US military’s role in defending the nation
COVID-19 is a stark reminder that America’s defense requires more than the Department of Defense
Why the US military can use emergency powers to treat service members with trial COVID-19 drugs
Infectious disease has always been one of the military’s greatest threats
Pentagon confirms videos of UFOs are real but says there’s nothing to see here
"The aerial phenomena observed in the videos remain characterized as ‘unidentified’"
How the COVID-19 pandemic could leave ‘a profound economic impact’ on the Pentagon
The Pentagon's top acquisition official said this week that the Defense Department expects the economic impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on supply chains to delay major weapons programs for...
The Pentagon has a new plan to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the ranks
The Defense Department has devised a new, tiered plan to test, isolate and screen military personnel for the coronavirus while the force awaits more widespread testing, which is likely still...
Speaking of COVID-19, the Pentagon would like to remind you that it invented the Internet
What the fuck did I just read
The Pentagon is quietly pushing to roll back recent anti-lobbying restrictions
The Pentagon has quietly asked Congress to reverse key parts of a recent law that tightened the rules governing retired Defense Department officials influencing their former government colleagues on behalf...