The new troops would be in support roles such as driving buses with detained migrants and providing meals to them.
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
The Pentagon said Sunday it will send 3,750 more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to put up another 150 miles of concertina wire and provide other support for Customs and Border Protection.
By Deb Reichmann, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Declaring that space is the new warfighting domain, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed the U.S. will develop an unrivaled missile defense system to protect against advanced hypersonic and cruise missile threats from competitors and adversaries.
In a NewsHour holiday tradition, the Department of Defense records service personnel around the world singing a seasonal song. This year’s festive tune is “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer.”…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration's policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table…
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon, roiled first by the surprise withdrawal order from Trump and then the abrupt resignation of Mattis, offered no information about how the withdrawal will happen or how long it will take, apparently because they don't know.
By Associated Press
The Pentagon's new Space Command is an effort to advance the military's vast operations in space that could cost as much as $800 million over the next five years.
War in Yemen has killed at least 10,000 people and endangered millions more. Now questions are being raised on Capitol Hill and inside the State Department about U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition, and whether Saudi Arabia and the United…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday the U.S. intends to continue backing the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen despite civilian casualties and questions about the Saudis' commitment to avoiding killing innocents.
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