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The Pentagon delayed promoting female generals over fears of Trump’s reaction
Erratic, impulsive, and dangerous: Trump’s legacy as commander-in-chief
10 former defense secretaries call on Pentagon leaders to keep the military out of election politics
No, Trump’s Pentagon purge doesn’t mean he’s planning a military coup
Read Mark Esper’s final letter to President Trump as Defense Secretary
Mark Esper said he never went on stage in praise of Trump. Here are three times he did
SecDef Esper throws support behind Medal of Honor for fallen Iraq hero Alwyn Cashe
Trump mocks his own Secretary of Defense as ‘Yesper’ and admits that he’s considered firing him
Trump privately discussed replacing SecDef Esper after the 2020 election
Every day, things get worse at the Pentagon
SecDef Esper orders review of National Guard’s response to protests
Trump reportedly came dangerously close to firing Esper over using active-duty troops to quell protests
‘Racism is real in America’ — SecDef Esper condemns the killing of George Floyd
SecDef Esper says he ‘didn’t know’ where he was going during Trump’s controversial church photo-op
SecDef Esper: governors need to ‘dominate the battlespace’ to end nationwide unrest
Leaked Pentagon memo warns of ‘real possibility’ of COVID-19 resurgence, vaccine not coming until summer 2021
SecDef Esper uses the USS Theodore Roosevelt to tout America’s naval supremacy amid the COVID-19 crisis
Trump, Esper, and Wilkie didn’t wear masks while meeting with WWII veterans despite COVID-19 threat
SecDef Esper: Russia and China are taking advantage of COVID-19 to advance their interests in Europe
Everything is normal despite Iranian, Russian, Chinese, and North Korean provocations amid COVID-19 pandemic, top US military officials say
The great haircut debate has stoked fears of the military undermining its civilian overseers
Esper says he won’t evacuate coronavirus-stricken carrier after ship captain’s letter warns of ‘unnecessary risk’ of keeping sailors onboard
New Jersey Guardsman is the first US service member to die of COVID-19
Pentagon orders halt to all overseas movement for US forces for up to 60 days over COVID-19
The Pentagon reportedly warned top military commanders not to surprise Trump when taking action to protect US troops from coronavirus