President Donald Trump will get his military parade on Veterans Day this year, but it will not include heavy military vehicles like tanks because of the potential damage it could do to Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, according to a Pentagon planning memo.
The Department of Defense has thousands more American troops on the ground in Afghanistan than it has publicly disclosed, according to defense officials.
The top American and Chinese military leaders signed an agreement in Beijing on Tuesday to improve communications and mitigate the chance of accidents between the two militaries.
The United States and Russia have maintained an open communication channel after the American military’s downing of a Syrian warplane over the weekend, according to Gen. Joseph Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The FBI is currently investigating an incident where a man allegedly made “illicit sexual contact with a minor female” on Memorial Day at the Arlington National Cemetery.
Defense Secretary James Mattis said Friday that President Donald Trump has accelerated the international campaign against the Islamic State by directing U.S.-led coalition forces to surround enemy fighters in their strongholds before advancing to attack them.