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.
The Department of Defense announced Thursday that four more prisoners held at the military detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba are being transferred out, leaving the prison’s population at 41 as President Obama leaves office.
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.