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The Pentagon is deciding if it still needs its Green Beret crisis response forces
The Pentagon chief sent a tremor through the special operations community a couple of weeks ago when he told lawmakers that many elite crisis response forces around the world rarely get used
Defense Secretary Esper postpones Asia trip to direct the US military’s response to coronavirus
Esper postponed the trip 'out of an abundance of caution'
Taliban may have free reign to attack Afghan troops and police under peace deal with US
It is unclear if the Taliban have pledged to stop killing Afghan security forces as part of a deal with the US.
Milley downplays renewed Taliban attacks in Afghanistan by focusing on ‘things that aren’t happening’
Always look on the bright side of life.
The Pentagon reportedly warned top military commanders not to surprise Trump when taking action to protect US troops from coronavirus
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has instructed combatant commanders not to make coronavirus response decisions without providing advanced notice to Pentagon leadership to ensure that their actions and messaging is consistent with that of the Trump administration
It is not certain if all US troops will leave Afghanistan over the next 14 months
Defense Secretary Mark Esper called the 14-month timeline in the agreement “aspirational.”
Lawmakers call out military leaders for misleading families on the new Tenant Bill of Rights
You done messed up.
The Pentagon’s new Tenant Bill of Rights doesn’t include three ‘most critical’ measures
"What I don’t want to do is promise a right that I can’t deliver on," Secretary Esper said on Wednesday.
Top Pentagon leaders can’t say if any secret side deals are part of the Afghanistan peace agreement
“I know there’s the base agreement and some annexes," said Defense Secretary Mark Esper. "I don’t know if those have been agreed upon as secret or something."
Trump administration moves ahead with plan to divert $3.6 billion in military funds to the border wall
The Supreme Court gave the administration the green light in July.
VA to take lead on fighting potential military service-linked cancer, Esper says
The Department of Veterans Affairs will take the lead on improving access to medical care for military members exposed to potentially cancer-causing compounds during their service, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Wednesday
Defense Secretary Mark Esper indicates there are no immediate plans to nuke Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Mark Esper was asked Wednesday if the US military retains the right to use nuclear weapons against the Taliban