The Pentagon announced Monday that it had transferred another prisoner from Guantanamo Bay, bringing the prison population down to just 60 detainees.
Political correctness remains a central characteristic of the Obama administration’s policies. Take the Pentagon’s new anti-discrimination policy on what a newly-published handbook calls “gender dysphoria,” or “the distress that some transgender individuals experience due to a mismatch between their gender and their sex assigned at birth.”
At least 44 Afghan troops who were in the United States for military training have gone missing over the last year, likely in an attempt to find work and live illegally in the country, Pentagon officials said Thursday.
A top aide to Defense Secretary Ash Carter used his government-issued charge card to pay for personal expenses at a strip club and engaged in “unbecoming” behavior like drinking too much in public.
The Defense Department will deploy 600 additional troops to Iraq to assist in the U.S.-led coalition campaign to retake Mosul from the Islamic State, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
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.
Coalition forces targeted and killed a senior ISIS leader known as “Dr. Wa’il” with an air strike near Raqqa, Syria, earlier this month, the Pentagon said Friday.
The Obama administration’s pact with Russia to strengthen military cooperation in Syria has prompted a widening rift between Secretary of State John Kerry and top Pentagon officials, who warn against sharing intelligence with Russian forces.
Leading House Republicans blasted the Obama administration for playing politics with defense legislation after a leaked strategy memo exposed the Pentagon’s effort to “play hardball” with Speaker Paul Ryan’s defense spending proposal.
A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, two U.S. Defense Department officials told Reuters on Tuesday.