Pentagon

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed…

 

Pentagon misled lawmakers on military sexual assault cases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon misled Congress by using inaccurate or vague information…

 

Pentagon: US drone strike hits training camp in Somalia

WASHINGTON — A U.S. airstrike using multiple drones and manned aircraft struck…

 

Obama vows to hit IS harder, says commandos now in Syria

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday vowed to accelerate the U.S.-led…

Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the…

Pentagon announces plan aimed at lifting transgender ban

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Pentagon's current regulations banning…

A Decade Later

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No. 2 at Pentagon to step down

The No. 2 official at the Pentagon announced on Thursday that he…

New al Qaeda leader is no bin Laden, Gates says

The new leader of al Qaeda is nothing like Osama bin Laden,…

U.S. Afghan forces tout gains in Taliban birthplace

In the birthplace of the Taliban, US military officials are clinging to…

Pentagon plans for government shut down

Defense Department spokesman Geoff Morrell told reporters  Tuesday that officials are still…

Piercing Gates' fog of war

Playing politics with national security is a bad idea. So Congress established…

Agency wastes $17 billion failing to defeat roadside mines

WHAT: The Pentagon created the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization in…

U.S. official defines end-game in Libya

The commander of U.S. operations in Libya says "our job would be…

T-Paw v. Hee-Haw: What the Pawlenty-Barbour dust-up means

The skirmish between Haley Barbour and Tim Pawlenty on defense spending and Afghanistan…

Tea Party clashes with GOP establishment over defense

The tension between the Republican establishment and the Tea Party insurgents erupted…

Billions in contracts given to companies that defrauded Pentagon

WHO: PentagonWHAT: Hundreds of defense companies that defrauded the U.S. military between…

Gates leaves US vulnerable

No one questions the contributions to national security of Defense Secretary Robert…

Would you trim military spending for a tax cut?

I’m not a fan of Alan Grayson — his policies, or his…

What's behind the Pentagon shooting?

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