U.S. officials say the Pentagon is sending about 1,000 additional American troops to the Middle East, as commanders try to bolster security for forces and allies in the region from what authorities say is a growing threat from Iran.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump cautioned during an Oval Office meeting Wednesday with Polish President Andrzej Duda that a final decision has not been made.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
A vehicle loaded with West Point cadets on summer training overturned in rough, wooded terrain Thursday, killing one cadet and injuring several others, according to the U.S. Military Academy.
By Michael Hill, Ted Shafrey, Associated Press
The president said "some of these soldiers" have "fought hard and long." He added that "we teach them how to be great fighters" but when they go into combat they sometimes get "treated unfairly."…
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
By Susannah George, Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
"We are going to be sending a relatively small number of troops, mostly protective," the president told reporters at the White House before setting off on a trip to Japan.
By Lolita Baldor, Robert Burns, Associated Press
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters the Defense Department has not yet determined how many troops might be sent to reinforce the existing U.S. military presence in the region. He disputed reports by The Associated Press and others that…
By Lolita Baldor, Associated Press
President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he has chosen Barbara Barrett, former chairman of the Aerospace Corporation, to replace Heather Wilson who is stepping down at the end of this month after two years on the job.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
In a new sign of troubled relations with North Korea, the Pentagon said Wednesday it has suspended its efforts to arrange negotiations on recovering additional remains of U.S. service members killed in the North during the Korean War.
As the U.S. continues to grapple with issues of sexual assault and harassment, the Department of Defense released a report Thursday detailing the extent of the problem within its ranks. The data indicates a rise in the reported number of…
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