Democratic congressional hopeful Jon Ossoff quietly backed off a plan to expand joint basing at the Department of Defense after his Republican opponent pointed out that it would likely cost Georgia thousands of jobs.
President Donald Trump’s pick to be secretary of the Army announced Friday that he is withdrawing his nomination.
Defense Secretary James Mattis now has more flexibility in the ongoing fight against the Islamic State after the White House granted the Pentagon new authorities to determine the number of U.S. troops deployed to Iraq and Syria.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Tuesday dismissed the idea that the resignation of President Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, because of his contact with the Russian ambassador will negatively affect America’s relationship with NATO allies.
The Department of Defense on Monday identified a Navy sailor who died over the weekend in Yemen in a raid targeting al Qaeda, the first reported U.S. military death since Donald Trump became president.
Army Specialist Jake Carlberg and his dog Abby spent over a year sniffing out bombs in Afghanistan. They served with distinction, bonded, and saved lives.
Criminal and terrorist networks are evolving “out of view” of U.S. intelligence and increasingly cooperating to achieve their goals, according to a new document from the U.S. military that calls for a better coordinated effort between the Pentagon and other government agencies to counter threat networks.
U.S. and coalition forces bombed the Islamic State 31 times on Saturday, retired Gen. James Mattis’ first full day as secretary of defense, the Pentagon said in a news release.