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Trump fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper ‘effective immediately’
Mark Espy… Esperanto… Yesper... Mark not gonna work here anymore, anyway.
You can now rock workout gear in the PX, no matter what your first sergeant says
'This was a concern that came to the Secretary’s attention during his visits to military service members around the world that he wanted to address.'
VA secretary could run the Pentagon if Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper, report says
Senior White House officials have spoken to Wilkie in the past month about the possibility that he could become defense secretary, NBC reporters Carol E. Lee and Courtney Kube first...
Defense secretary defends Trump amid claims he called America’s war dead ‘losers’
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that President Donald Trump has respect and admiration for American troops and veterans after a magazine report said he had called fallen...
Stars and Stripes could cease publication on Sept. 30 without DoD funding, lawmakers warn
'If publishing is discontinued and there is an order to dissolve the organization then there will be a phasing of staff separations.'
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,...
SecDef Esper says ‘accident’ likely responsible for Beirut blast, contradicting Trump
"Most believe that it was an accident, as reported"
Pentagon to limit release of unclassified information as part of its war on leaks
'This is just an effort to protect sensitive information.'
Senator demands ‘immediate’ review of treatment of women and minorities in the military following Vanessa Guillen killing
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) sent a letter on Thursday to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, requesting an "immediate" review of...
There were likely ‘missed signals’ ahead of killing of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillén, joint chiefs chairman says
"That will be one of the things that we need to implement for the future to make sure it doesn't happen again."
SecDef Esper orders review of National Guard’s response to protests
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has ordered a review of the National Guard's response to recent protests over police brutality and racism, the Pentagon said on Thursday
Trump reportedly came dangerously close to firing Esper over using active-duty troops to quell protests
President Donald Trump was so infuriated by Defense Secretary Mark Esper's public disapproval of his suggestion to send in U.S. troops to subdue protests that he was on the brink...
Army reverses plan to send troops home from Washington area amid nationwide protests
President Donald Trump's Pentagon chief shot down his idea of using troops to quell protests Wednesday but then reversed course on pulling part of the 82nd Airborne Division off standby...
‘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"
SecDef Esper says he ‘didn’t know’ where he was going during Trump’s controversial church photo-op
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says he "didn't know" where he was going when he walked with the president through a park forcefully cleared of protesters for a photo-op at...
SecDef Esper uses the USS Theodore Roosevelt to tout America’s naval supremacy amid the COVID-19 crisis
Sorry, but the Big Stick is not exactly synonymous with naval supremacy at the moment
SecDef Esper: Russia and China are taking advantage of COVID-19 to advance their interests in Europe
Russia and China are taking advantage of the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency to put their interests forward in Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday
What it’s like on the USS Harry S. Truman — a ‘clean’ Navy aircraft carrier too valuable to be allowed home
The Harry Truman is one of the few 'clean' ships left, which is why it's too valuable to risk contamination by going home.
Lawmakers are furious over the Pentagon’s lackluster, disjointed COVID-19 response
10 Democratic senators claim that Defense Secretary Mark Esper has not shown enough leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Defense Secretary directs troops to wear face coverings when social distancing isn’t possible
"The Military Departments will issue guidance on wear for service members," the memo released on Sunday said.
US military to withhold data on COVID-19 infections in the ranks
The military is concerned that granular data about infections within the ranks might be used by adversaries as the virus spreads.
The US military could be fighting COVID-19 for months, top Pentagon officials say
The US military could still be battling COVID-19 in July.
Pentagon won’t set social distancing standards despite ‘inconsistencies’ at lower levels
Don't expect more guidance from the top.
‘All options are on the table’ — Pentagon mulling response to Camp Taji rocket attack by Iran-backed militia
"Let me be clear — the United States will not tolerate attacks against our people, our interests, or our allies."
DoD adopts strict global travel restrictions to fight coronavirus
The Defense Department has implemented restrictions on where US troops, families, and civilians can go. Here is what you need to know.