“Fears and suspicions” about how far former President Trump would have gone to remain in power are still alive, says former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. New revelations that Pentagon leaders were concerned Trump might try to use the armed…
The town hall meeting is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Army Gen. Mark Milley, the nation's top military officer, are expected to attend. Watch their remarks here.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon’s top leaders are going before Congress for the first time in months.
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The top U.S. military officer, Gen. Mark Milley, apologized for joining President Trump in a June 1 photo op amid protests over racial violence. Authorities had forcibly cleared protesters near the White House. In a recorded commencement address to the…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The nation's top military officer says it was a mistake for him to have been in Lafayette Square with President Donald Trump last week.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Robert Burns, Associated Press
Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, did not disclose any potential troop totals, but he agreed that leaving a minimal U.S. footprint in Afghanistan to battle terrorists is a potential move.
Washington is "greatly disappointed" by the Turkish incursion, Defense Secretary Mark Esper told a Pentagon news conference.
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he’s picked a battle-hardened commander who oversaw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to be the nation’s next top military adviser.
By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The general tapped to be the next Army chief of staff said Tuesday that if legal issues could be resolved he thinks it would be appropriate, in some cases, to arm soldiers manning recruiting stations. At his nomination…
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