Featured in Department of Defense
US Space Command is officially open for business
The Pentagon on Thursday officially established United States Space Command, a precursor to the Space Force military service President Donald Trump has called for
The State Department doesn’t really care if its human rights training for partner security forces is working or not
According to a new audit from the Government Accountability Office, both the Departments of Defense and State "have not assessed the effectiveness of human rights training for foreign security forces"...
A group of vets are raising money to pay for a medal the Iraqi government awarded them, but never delivered
The campaign aims to raise funds to make a small order of awards, all in the hope of convincing the Pentagon to let service members and vets pay to make...
Pentagon workers bought thousands of Chinese-made electronics vulnerable to hacks and spying
Defense Department employees have procured thousands of printers, cameras and computers that carry known cybersecurity risks, and the practice may be continuing, according to an audit released Tuesday by the...
‘I went to war for this country’ — Mark Esper pushes back on Elizabeth Warren’s accusation of working for his ‘own financial interest’
An otherwise sleepy confirmation hearing for Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper was jolted from its legislative stupor after Sen. Elizabeth … Continued
The Pentagon’s new laser system can reportedly identify enemies by their heartbeat from 650 feet away
The Pentagon, at the request of U.S. special operations forces, used this principle to develop an infrared laser that can identify enemy combatants from a distance by reading their cardiac...
Mark Esper faces a legal maze to become the next defense secretary
The Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998 has put a number of limitations on acting secretaries, which could make things difficult for Army Secretary Mark Esper
‘We are there to deter aggression’ — Pompeo addressed CENTCOM on Iran mere moments before Shanahan announced his departure
Minutes before the Acting Secretary of Defense withdrew Tuesday from his confirmation process, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at MacDill Air Force Base about the need to coordinate...
The F-35 is still struggling with a string of major problems even as the Pentagon considers ramping up production
America's most expensive is still struggling with a number of serious problems, such as destructive chain reactions triggered by a flat tire, a weird green glow on the helmet display...
The Pentagon is getting a nice fat discount on its next order of super-expensive F-35s
The Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year...
Judge approves negligence lawsuit against Air Force and Pentagon by victims of 2017 Sutherland Springs church massacre
A Texas judge has ruled that a negligence lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force and the Department of Defense filed by victims of the Sutherland Springs church massacre in 2017...
US troops will build tent ‘facilities’ to lodge at least 7,500 adult migrants
The Defense Department is loaning the Department of Homeland Security tents, which it will set up for the migrants
The White House’s military options on Iran reportedly include a 120,000-troop deployment
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has presented an updated military plan to President Donald Trump's administration that envisions sending up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East should Iran attack...
Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces and other areas
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with Mexico, including taking about $600...
Trump’s tax cut was a disaster for some Gold Star families, but it’s a symptom of a larger problem
This year's tax code had an immediate financial impact on many Gold Star families, but it may be an indicator of a much bigger problem.
The Pentagon Literally Has More Money Than It Knows What To Do With
The Pentagon failed to spend an eye-popping $27.7 billion of the funds it was allocated over a five-year period beginning in fiscal 2013.
Pentagon Spokeswoman Quits Following Misconduct Allegations
A busy day of Trump administration departures added another Monday afternoon: Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White. “I appreciate the opportunity afforded … Continued
Mattis Has ‘No Anger’ After Trump Forces Him Out Early, Brother Says
Tom Mattis got a phone call Sunday morning from his younger brother. It wasn’t the cheeriest of conversations. His brother, … Continued
Russia Sent Warplanes To Venezuela And The Pentagon Isn’t Having It
As the Russians send bombers to Venezuela, the Pentagon is stopping just short of firing a pistol into the air … Continued
The White House Is Reportedly Not Sold On Trump’s Vision For A Standalone Space Force
The White House does not appear to be certain on how it will implement Space Force, President Donald Trump's highly … Continued
The Pentagon Failed Its First-Ever Audit
When it came to the Pentagon's first audit, failure was the most likely option, Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan … Continued
Trump’s Mission To The US-Mexico Border Will No Longer Be Called Operation Faithful Patriot
The Department of Defense has downgraded the border mission for U.S. troops, scrapping the name “Operation Faithful Patriot” and replaced … Continued
A New Report Says The US Can’t Fight Two Big Wars At The Same Time Anymore
Editor’s Note: This article by Richard Sisk originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. The U.S. … Continued
The Pentagon Unveils An Aggressive New Cyber Defense Plan
Over the last six months, the government has released a series of strategic documents and executive orders that have led … Continued
Here’s How Top Military Leaders Have Described US ‘Progress’ In Afghanistan Over The Last Decade
There has been a lot of progress happening in Afghanistan over the 17 years the United States has been fighting … Continued