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Marine veteran Austin Tice has been held in Syria for 7 years. It’s time to bring him home
"He's been gone for seven years now and it's past time for him to be home. Congress can help accomplish that mission."
Trump claims Mattis asked for a military operation to be delayed due to an ‘ammo shortage’
"I said: 'You know what, general, I never want to hear that again from another general. No president should ever, ever hear that statement: 'We're low on ammunition.'"
Trump fires John Bolton as his national security advisor
Don't let the door hit you on the way out.
The real villain in the Air Force-Trump hotel scandal: the dreaded Defense Travel System, obviously
We love DTS, said no service member in recorded history.
The news gods will be busy while The Pentagon Run-Down is on vacation
The news waits for no one, so expect much to happen during this reporter's absence.
The White House reportedly asked the Navy to hide the USS John S. McCain during Trump’s Japan visit
President Donald Trump and Sen. John McCain were such political foes that the president initially did not order flags be flown at half-staff after McCain died in August.
Shanahan is here to stay: Trump plans to officially nominate him as Secretary of Defense
"Based upon his outstanding service to the Country and his demonstrated ability to lead."
Life In The Pentagon: Waiting To See What President Trump Will Tweet Or Say Next
Your friend and humble narrator is no longer assigned to the Pentagon beat. From now on, this reporter is a … Continued
Stop What You’re Doing And Read These Stories That Got Missed In The Insane News Cycle
Beloved readers: The U.S. military has been such a target rich environment for stories as of late that covering the … Continued
Next Year’s War Games In South Korea May Or May Not Happen, Maybe
On the question of whether the U.S. military will hold large-scale exercises in South Korea next year, the answer is … Continued
Trump May Pardon Muhammad Ali For Resisting The Vietnam Draft
President Trump, who received five draft deferments during the Vietnam War, said on Friday that he is considering issuing a … Continued
US Troops To Show They Can Do Dog And Pony Shows Just As Well As The French
There is absolutely nothing that troops love more than standing at attention in formation — especially in the hot sun. … Continued
War Watch, Day 3: Lots Of Tweets, But No Missiles, Flying Over Syria
More than 48 hours since President Trump signaled imminent military action in response to a reported Syrian chemical weapons attack, … Continued
Trump Wants Another Country To Pay For US Forces In Syria (And It Ain’t Mexico)
If U.S. troops are going to stay in Syria, President Donald Trump thinks that Saudi Arabia should pay for it. … Continued
President Trump Says Troops Will Guard The US-Mexico Border
President Donald Trump has announced that U.S. troops will guard the border with Mexico. The White House was expected to … Continued
Korean War Heroes Warn Trump Not To Be Played By Kim Jong Un
A lot is riding on President Trump’s upcoming meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un about the future of … Continued
Pentagon’s Policy On Tracking Troops’ Personal Weapons: Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
U.S. troops are allowed to carry personal weapons for their protection on stateside military facilities, but the Defense Department has … Continued
‘We’re Already Here’: A Renewed Transgender Ban Would Kill This Seasoned Army Grunt’s Long Career
Staff Sgt. Patricia King has been proud to deploy downrange three times in her 18-year Army career. But she may … Continued
Rep. Adam Smith: Trump’s Military Spending And Planning Needs A Reality Check
The top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee is skeptical that the increases in defense spending proposed by President … Continued
Trump’s 2019 Budget Would Grow VA By $12 Billion
For the second year in a row, President Donald Trump’s budget proposal will include an increase in spending for the … Continued
Mattis: Military DREAMers Should Still Be Protected If DACA Expires
Good news for DREAMers who are in the military or honorably discharged veterans: The Defense Department has your back, even … Continued
Vietnam Marine Veteran Could Get Medal Of Honor After Presidential Order
Almost exactly 50 years after he fearlessly led Marines through the bloody street fighting in Hue, Marine veteran John Canley … Continued
Mattis Uses In-Flight Safety Brief To Explain ‘America First’ To Allies
While on a flight to Washington last year, Defense Secretary James Mattis was pondering how to make President Donald Trump’s … Continued
Here’s The Presidential Hand-Cannon Gunmaker Jesse James Created Just For Trump
Forget who has the bigger button: President Donald Trump probably has the biggest gun of all the world leaders — … Continued
DoD Just Paid For A Soldier’s Gender-Reassignment Surgery. What Does It Mean For Trump’s Transgender Ban?
The Department of Defense covered the cost of an active-duty Army soldier’s gender-reassignment surgery on Nov. 14 after the operation … Continued