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By Associated Press
Defense Department press secretary John Kirby and Army Maj. Gen. Hank Taylor, deputy director for regional operations with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will hold a news briefing Wednesday amid the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
By News Desk and Associated Press
U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin says the U.S. military doesn’t have the capacity at this point to extend security forces beyond the perimeter of the Kabul airport in order to get more civilians safely evacuated out of Afghanistan.
By Robert Burns, Ellen Knickmeyer, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The U.S. military is coordinating with the Taliban while accelerating the airlift of Americans and Afghan allies from the Kabul airport, and also bringing in additional U.S. troops in a scramble to complete the evacuation in two weeks, Pentagon officials…
Top Pentagon leaders on Wednesday passionately defended the military's approach to addressing racism and extremism, pushing back against accusations by Republican lawmakers that the effort is creating division and hurting morale.
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
Pentagon officials say that once the Food and Drug Administration gives its “emergency use authorization,” the military will start giving shots within a day or two.
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.
President Donald Trump has issued a full pardon for a former U.S. Army commando being charged with murder, undermining military justice proceedings.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
A Defense Department official who testified in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump did so in defiance of the Pentagon, which told her not to cooperate.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
U.S. Central Command confirmed that two U.S. troops were killed, but provided no details.
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