Veterans are pushing back against a Wall Street Journal op-ed, in which a woman with no military experience argued that women do not belong in combat units.
The U.S. military has begun withdrawing some cargo but none of the roughly 2,000 troops from Syria, a U.S. official told Task & Purpose on Friday.
The Pentagon was mostly empty on Friday as Defense Department employees took off early for their Christmas vacations.
President Donald Trump has decided to pull roughly half of the American troops from Afghanistan within the next several weeks, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Defense Secretary James Mattis has resigned amid President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria and media reports the president is considering a massive drawdown in Afghanistan as well.