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By Kat Stafford, James Laporta, Aaron Morrison, Associated Press
The Air Force inspector general will conduct a second investigation into racial and ethnic disparities across the force. Service leaders say the review will include gender and additional racial categories such as Asian and American Indian.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The transition from a Trump administration to a Biden administration is likely to bring changes at the Pentagon, Department of Defense, and could impact defense strategies both at home and abroad. Mark Cancian, Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic…
By PBS NewsHour
The Pentagon on Thursday flight-tested a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States and Russia abandoned last summer. Some U.S. arms control advocates said the test risks an unnecessary arms race with Moscow.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis served as President Trump’s first defense secretary, resigning his post in protest after Trump announced he would pull U.S. forces out of Syria. Now, Mattis has written a book, “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to…
By Judy Woodruff
By Robert Burns, Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon's watchdog agency has cleared Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that he had used his official position to favor his former employer, Boeing Co., a U.S. official said Thursday.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump plans to spend about $8 billion on border barriers, far more than Congress has given him for that purpose.
By Robert Burns, Colleen Long, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
The Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation ordered up just a week before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has put a sharp focus on Central American migrants…
By Catherine Lucey, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the "ridiculously high" price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the…
The change aims to fix a system whose weaknesses were exposed by the case of a Navy contractor who gunned down a dozen people at Washington's Navy Yard in 2013.
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