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.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is reviewing military recruiting standards amid concerns that the current rules may be “overly restrictive” given the changing makeup of America’s youth, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.
A U.S. attorney announced charges Thursday against six soldiers and two civilians stationed at Fort Campbell who were indicted after allegedly selling stolen Army equipment on eBay.
The White House has reportedly barred the Defense Department from discussing military “competition” with China, telling leaders to scrap the wording in favor of something less provocative.
The Obama administration is seeking to cut the U.S. Army’s total force size by 25,000 soldiers by 2018, bringing America’s force strength down to 450,000 from its current size of 475,000, according to a new congressional report that shines a spotlight on a growing debate over how large the force should be.
The U.S. Army manipulated its accounting entries by trillions of dollars in an attempt to make its books appear balanced, making it impossible to uncover how the branch spends taxpayer money, according to a government audit.