US Troops Returning to Saudi Arabia Amid Threats from Iran
The Saudi air base became a hub of American air power in the Middle East in the 1990s but was abandoned by Washington in 2003...
Iran Says It Seized British Oil Tanker in Strait of Hormuz
The operator of the Stena Impero said it was unable to contact the ship.
Pentagon In Its Longest-Ever Stretch of Leadership Limbo
When he resigned as defense secretary last December, Jim Mattis thought it might take two months to install a successor.
US Proceeding with Plan for Coalition to Deter Iran Threats
Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said the Pentagon has developed a specific plan.
Admiral Who Was to Lead Navy Will Retire Over Bad Judgment Concerns from SecNav
The sudden move by Adm. William Moran may add to the perception of turmoil in the Pentagon's senior ranks.
Islamic State in Afghanistan Aims to Attack US, General Says
Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said ISIS would be hard pressed to carry out an attack on the U.S. homeland.
US Carrier in Persian Gulf Region Sends Clear Signal to Iran
In recent years, there has been no regular U.S. aircraft carrier presence in the Middle East.
US Commander Says Mideast Buildup Prompted Iran 'Step Back'
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have worsened since President Trump withdrew from a 2015 nuclear agreement.
Sources: Pentagon Proposing Troop Buildup in the Mideast
The Pentagon on will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, officials said.
Pentagon Shifting $1.5 Billion to Border Wall Construction
The Pentagon says it is reallocating $1.5 billion to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border...
Pentagon Suspends War Remains Effort with North Korea
The Defense POW-MIA Accounting Agency said it has had no communication with North Korean authorities since the Hanoi summit....
US Dispatched Aircraft Carrier to Send Message to Iran
Bolton said the move was in response to "a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings."
New US Commander in Europe amid NATO Worries and Tensions
The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression.
Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan Cancels Overseas Trip, Cites Venezuela
Shanahan abruptly canceled plans to travel to Europe, citing the crisis in Venezuela and the situation along the border.
US Military Cuts Back on Afghan War Data
The latest clampdown aligns with President Donald Trump's complaint that the U.S. gives away too much war information.
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The First Woman Has Made it Through SEAL Officer Screening
The Navy marked a first earlier this year when a woman completed Navy SEAL officer assessment and selection
Army 3-Star General Loses Rank After War College Plagiarism Revealed
An Army deputy chief of staff has been retired at a lower rank after an investigation found he had plagiarized.
New Photos Show Destruction from Taliban Attack on Bagram Air Base
The photos showed airmen cleaning up and disposing of broken metal and ceiling tiles and attempting to salvage the structure.
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Suspects allegedly defrauded the VA by letting vendors charge inflated prices for products.
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Navy leaders called the move "right and fitting."
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Shipyard commander Capt. Greg Burton said there is no information to indicate the sailor knew any of the victims.
Air Force News
Pentagon Personnel Chief is Latest DoD Leader to Resign
Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced in a statement Friday that James 'Jimmy' Stewart had stepped down.
The Air Force Just Flew a Surveillance Drone for 2 Days Straight
The Air Force just flew an unmanned aircraft for two days, demonstrating the drone's ability to take off and land by itself.
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Tracking Santa on his trek across the world has been a holiday tradition for many American families for decades, but did you...
Marine Corps News
Marines’ Obsession with Pull-Ups May Be Hurting the Corps, Study Finds
Participants in a study on Marine Corps culture were often focused on pull-ups as a best measure of a person's value and wort...
Marines Overhaul Rifle Qualification to Feature Moving Targets, Night Fire
By 2021 Marines could start going through an Annual Rifle Qualification that requires shooters to engage realistic targets.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Starts Ice-Breaking Work in Western Great Lakes
Officials said they have started what they call “Operation Taconite” in Lake Superior and Lake Michigan.
Overturned Ship's Fuel Tanks Drained of 320,000 Gallons
The Coast Guard said in November that the job could take another year.
Congress Criticizes How Coast Guard Investigates Harassment Claims
The report also found Coast Guard leaders didn't hold officials accountable for deficient investigations.