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Pentagon leaders face grilling on use of military in unrestWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months to face a long list of controversies, including their differences with President Donald Trump over..
Top Pentagon official Wheelbarger resigns as critics accuse Trump of seeking 'loyalists'Kathryn Wheelbarger, one of the Pentagon's most prominent and respected policy officials, is resigning after three years in the job at a time when critics have accused President Donald Trump of..
Top Pentagon official Wheelbarger resigns, urges colleagues to be guided by U.S. ConstitutionKathryn Wheelbarger, one of the Pentagon's most prominent and respected policy officials, is resigning after three years in the job after President Donald Trump dropped plans to nominate her for an..
North Korea continues to present 'extraordinary' threat to region: Pentagon officialNorth Korea's activities in recent days have shown that Pyongyang continues to pose an "extraordinary" threat to the Asia-Pacific region, a senior Pentagon official said on Thursday.
Pentagon Ordered National Guard Helicopters’ Aggressive Response in D.C.The high-profile episode, after days of protests in Washington, was a turning point in the military’s response to unrest in the city.
Pentagon orders remaining active-duty troops to leave Washington areaThe Pentagon will be sending back the remaining 900 active-duty troops who were sent to the Washington, D.C., area to potentially respond to civil unrest, and they are expected to start heading back to..
Trump Agrees to Send Home Troops From Washington, Easing Tensions With the PentagonBut what appeared to be an uneasy truce between the White House and military leaders did not mean the conflict was over.
Pentagon moves about 1,600 Army troops into the Washington regionThe Pentagon has moved about 1,600 U.S. Army troops into the Washington, D.C., region, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, after several nights of violent protests in the city.
Agreement reached on funding of South Korean workers at U.S. bases, Pentagon saysThe Pentagon said on Tuesday that it reached agreement with South Korea on a proposal for Seoul to fund thousands of Korean workers at U.S. bases who were put on unpaid leave earlier this year.
U.S., South Korea agree of funding of Korean workers, Pentagon saysThe Pentagon on Tuesday said that it had come to an agreement with South Korea on a proposal for Seoul to fund thousands of Korean workers who were put on unpaid leave earlier this year.
George Floyd protests live updates: Anger floods cities across the US; Pentagon could order military police to Minneapolis, report saysProtests nationwide turned violent as demonstrators expressed anger over George Floyd's death by police. Saturday's news from Minneapolis and the US.
Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to MinneapolisAs unrest spread across dozens of American cities on Friday, the Pentagon took the rare step of ordering the Army to put several active-duty U.S. military police units on the ready to deploy to..
Pentagon's deputy inspector general resigns; latest in watchdog role to departThe Defense Department's deputy inspector general resigned on Tuesday, more than a month after President Donald Trump removed him as the Pentagon's acting inspector general, becoming the latest..
Pentagon weighs in on surveillance treaty decisionThe Pentagon has weighed in on the Trump administration's decision to pull out of a decades-old surveillance treaty and gave an update on the aircraft carrier that had been sidelined due to COVID-19...
Pentagon report says 130 civilians killed in 2019, lower than watchdog estimatesU.S. military operations killed about 130 civilians and injured 91 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, according to a Pentagon report seen by Reuters on Wednesday, though the..
Pentagon denies any role in any Venezuelan incursion, echoing TrumpThe Pentagon added its voice to President Donald Trump's denial on Tuesday of any involvement in what Venezuelan officials have called a failed armed incursion in the South American country.
Sexual assault reports in the military rise 3%, defying Pentagon efforts to eliminate the crimeThe Pentagon reported a 3% increase in reports of sexual assaults among troops, a troubling sign despite years of efforts to eliminate the crime.
Democrats unveil bill requiring U.S. coronavirus supply czarU.S. Senate Democrats unveiled legislation on Wednesday requiring the Pentagon to name a civilian officer to oversee the nation's supply and production of medical supplies and equipment needed to..
'Unidentified aerial phenomena': Pentagon officially releases 3 leaked US Navy UFO videosThe Pentagon on Monday officially released three U.S. Navy videos showing 'unidentified aerial phenomena' in order to verify the videos are real.
Pentagon releases unclassified footage of 'unidentified aerial phenomena'The Department of Defense released Navy footage from 2004 and 2015 featuring 'unidentified aerial phenomena.'
Pentagon chief to 'thoroughly review' Navy inquiry into coronavirus-hit shipU.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will "thoroughly review" the Navy's preliminary inquiry into a coronavirus outbreak aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and then meet with Navy leadership..
Pentagon confirms coronavirus outbreak on U.S. destroyerThe Pentagon on Friday confirmed an outbreak of coronavirus aboard a U.S. Navy destroyer, saying one of the sailors infected was medically evacuated from the vessel and it was halting operations and..
Pentagon officials say Trump's comment on Iran a warning, will maintain self-defenseSenior Pentagon officials said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's comments on Iran were meant as a warning to Tehran, but suggested that the U.S. military would continue to abide by their..
Pentagon to ask U.S. Congress for emergency coronavirus funds to support defense industryThe Pentagon will request billions of dollars in the next version of the stimulus package from Congress to assist the defense industry during the economic slump caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the..
U.S. judge puts Amazon challenge to Pentagon JEDI contract on holdA U.S. judge on Friday put on hold a suit by Amazon.com Inc challenging the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp .
U.S. Pentagon chief criticizes China as misleading, opaque on coronavirusU.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Thursday he believes China's leaders have been misleading and opaque about the coronavirus outbreak that originated there and does not trust that they are..
U.S. probe unable to rule out White House influence on JEDI contract awarded to Microsoft, not AmazonThe Pentagon's inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a $10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp over Amazon after several officials..
Navy secretary sought OK for $243,000 flight to COVID-stricken ship after returning from GuamActing Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's urgent request to fly to Guam was OK'd by the Pentagon the day after he returned. The trip cost $243,000.
Unclear how long coronavirus-related restrictions will remain on military: PentagonU.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday said he was extending a stop movement order to the U.S. military halting travel and movement abroad and that it was unclear how long coronavirus-related..
Pentagon awards contract for N-95 mask sterilization at 60 sitesThe Pentagon awarded a $400 million contract to Ohio-based nonprofit research organization Battelle so it can help to sterilize N-95 masks at 60 locations using concentrated hydrogen peroxide vapor.
Pentagon awarding contract to boost N95 mask production capacity by 39 millionThe Pentagon said Saturday it is using its authority under the Defense Production Act to boost the supply of N95 masks, which are essential for protecting healthcare professionals from the coronavirus..
Top Pentagon officials defend $243,000 cost of Navy secretary's trip to GuamTop Pentagon officials defended acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's trip, during which he demeaned the ship's fired captain.
Trump replaces Pentagon watchdog who was overseeing $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus spendingPresident Donald Trump replaced acting Pentagon Inspector General Glenn Fine from his post and that of top watchdog for COVID-19 stimulus spending.
Defense Secretary Esper backed firing of carrier captain CrozierU.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper backed the Navy's firing of the commander of a coronavirus-striken aircraft carrier, the Pentagon said on Friday, amid a backlash from Democrats in Congress as well as..
Senators call on Pentagon Inspector General to probe Navy carrier commander's firingTwo Democratic senators formally requested on Friday that the Pentagon's independent Inspector General immediately open an investigation into the Navy's firing of the commander of the Theodore..
AFRICOM, Air Force mismanaged $100 million drone base project in Niger, IG saysSTUTTGART, Germany — The U.S. military may have broken the law when it mismanaged funds and ineffectively planned the construction of a $100 million drone base in Niger, the Pentagon’s Inspector..
FEMA seeks 100,000 body bags from the Pentagon as coronavirus pandemic worsensThe Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked the Pentagon for 100,000 body bags, a chilling request as the COVID-19 pandemic spirals.