Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis on Thursday pledged to bolster the U.S. military and build the “strongest alliances possible” should he be confirmed as secretary of defense.
Some children know Santa Claus best not wearing a large red suit with a large white beard, but rather in his dress blues uniform.
The Pentagon faces “significant” cyber security challenges as the U.S. military becomes reliant on electronic networks and infrastructure to conduct its operations, according to the Defense Department’s inspector general.
The United States military is facing accusations that it has been training Iraqi militia fighters who are tied to Iran, a charge that military officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon denied this week while insisting that the United States and Iran share common goals in the war-torn country, as both sides fight to eradicate the threat of Islamic State terrorists.
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said lawmakers should grant retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis a waiver to head the Pentagon under the incoming Donald Trump administration.
A Defense Department study that revealed $125 billion in administrative waste at the Pentagon was suppressed by senior officials who worried Congress would slash the defense budget, the Washington Post reported Monday night.
House lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to approve an annual defense policy bill that would halt the drawdown on end strength of the U.S. military services, implement reforms at the Department of Defense, and give America’s troops a pay raise.
The Department of Defense released on Tuesday its official policy for how and when military personnel can be armed for their own personal protection while on military bases and other DOD property.
The Pentagon has a team of people to plan for future warfare scenarios, inform policymakers of defense intelligence matters, and, according to a new report, review pornography for the U.S. military.