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5th time’s the charm? Pentagon has yet another civilian leader of special operations in 3 years
Ezra Cohen is currently performing the duties of the assistant secretary of defense of special operations and low-intensity conflict.
The Pentagon is playing its C Team with so many top positions left unfilled
The U.S. military is effectively being held together by chewing gum and rubber bands.
Top Pentagon policy official who certified Ukraine aid fired
John Rood is perhaps best known for sending a letter to Congress in May 2019 in which he certified that Ukraine had made enough progress fighting corruption to allow the...
Nominee for top Pentagon job withdraws over op-ed claiming multiculturalism breeds ‘homegrown terrorism’
J. David Patterson co-wrote a 2017 opinion story in The Federalist with the headline 'How Multiculturalism Helps Breed Homegrown Terrorism.'
30% of the Pentagon’s top leadership positions will be vacant in 2020
With the most recent departures, a total of 18 of the 59 presidentially-appointed, Senate-confirmed positions on the Defense Department staff will be vacant.
Warfighting with the backup squad: 20 of the Pentagon’s top officials are in temp or acting roles
When the A-Team is gone, you call in the B-Team.