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Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division are leaving the D.C. region – for real this time
It's really happening this time.
Former Marine commandant on nationwide protests: ‘The time for being silent has passed’
"We are better than this. Stand up for what is right."
Army reservist arrested over Las Vegas terror plot was involved in drunken knife fight before enlisting
The Army reservist who plotted with two military veterans on inciting violence amid peaceful protests over the death of George Floyd in Nevada had at least one prior run-in with law enforcement, according to records obtained by Task & Purpose
CNO speaks out on racism and George Floyd
U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday's message to Sailors amid nationwide protests in response to the death...
Army reservist, former airman and sailor allegedly plotted to terrorize Las Vegas protests
Three right-wing extremists from Southern Nevada wanted to take advantage of the anger over George Floyd’s death in Minnesota and planned on inciting a riot
‘Glad he is gone’ — Trump hits back at Mattis for accusing him of dividing the nation
Just hours after his former secretary of defense sharply criticized him in a rare statement, President Donald Trump called out Jim Mattis on Twitter, writing that he is "glad he is gone."
Here are all the current and former military leaders blasting Trump’s response to nationwide protests
Since the earliest days of his presidency, President Donald Trump has showered "his generals" with an absurd amount of adoration, transforming America's military brass from mere advisors to symbols of legitimacy and trust within his administration. Those days are over
James Mattis: Trump ‘tries to divide us’ and we must reject those who ‘make a mockery of our Constitution’
National Guard investigating whether low-flying helicopter was used to intimidate protesters
The D.C. National Guard is investigating why this helicopter was hovering so low over protesters.
SecDef Esper rejects use of Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty troops for riot control
"I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act"
‘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"
What the Houston riots of 1917 tell us about police brutality and status in America
Police brutality is an issue that’s bedeviled the country since formal police forces began to organize in the late 19th century, and America’s armed forces are no exception
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 a damaged church
These are the active-duty units deployed to the DC region for protests
Some 1,600 active-duty soldiers are now staged just outside Washington, D.C. awaiting possible orders to support protest response in the city, the Pentagon announced Tuesday night
‘Every American should be outraged’ at police conduct in the death of George Floyd, Air Force’s top officer says
“What happens on America’s streets is also resident in our Air Force ... we will own our part and confront it head on."
Lawmakers eye limits on military gear transfers to police amid nationwide protests
The eruptions of violence at protests of police brutality in recent days have rekindled congressional efforts to end the practice of giving surplus military gear to law enforcement agencies
Defense officials backtrack on Trump’s claim that Gen. Milley is ‘in charge’ of military response to violent protests
Army Gen. Mark Milley has not assumed command of a federalized effort to curb rioting.
Explainer: Can Trump send the US military to quell violence at protests?
President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end unrest that has erupted following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody last week
SecDef Esper: governors need to ‘dominate the battlespace’ to end nationwide unrest
President Donald Trump criticized governors for being weak amid continued nationwide unrest on a phone call Monday. During that call, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper urged state leaders to "dominate the battlespace," a reference to U.S. cities
The number of National Guardsmen mobilized to address civil unrest tripled in a single day
The number of National Guard personnel who have been mobilized to respond to civil unrest tripled from 5,000 to more than 17,000 in just one day
‘No quarter’ — Sen. Tom Cotton calls for US troops to do ‘whatever it takes’ to restore order amid nationwide protests
Sen. Tom Cotton, an Arkansas Republican, pushed for the use of military force against demonstrators who've taken to the streets and, in some cases, protested violently against police brutality and racism
Minnesota National Guard deletes tweet saying it won’t send tanks into cities because it caused ‘more confusion’
The Minnesota National Guard, which has been responding to unrest in the state, has deleted a tweet posted on Sunday saying that it won't send tanks into the Twin Cities because they would "damage the roads"
World War II Memorial among several on National Mall vandalized during protests
The National World War II memorial was one of several monuments on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., that were scrawled with graffiti over the weekend
One dead in Louisville after shooting involving police and National Guard amid protests
One man was shot and killed in Louisville just after midnight on Monday after an exchange of gunfire with police and members of the National Guard, multiple media outlets reported
Trump, attorney general to meet as US cities smolder amid protests
President Donald Trump was scheduled to meet with his top law enforcement officer behind closed doors on Monday as cities nationwide awoke from a smoldering weekend of violent protests over race and policing in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic