The United States Army’s training for how to handle transgender issues instructs troops not to gossip about male soldiers who identify as female.
An American soldier was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend by an indirect fire strike in the southern Helmand province, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
The pending House defense bill contains new provisions that would restrict the Pentagon from buying equipment from Chinese or Russian telecommunications firms over cyber attack fears.
The large-scale buildup of China’s naval forces is the most visible part of a major rearmament campaign that has been under way for more than a decade. But Chinese development of modern and increasingly quiet submarines poses one of the more serious strategic challenges for the United States and other nations concerned about Beijing’s growing hegemony in Asia.
The Pentagon on Monday released the names of three U.S. soldiers who were killed by an Afghan soldier in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday.
A major Chinese telecommunications company linked to the Beijing government has been selling equipment to U.S. government security agencies, raising new concerns about electronic espionage and sabotage.
The ranking Democrat on the House Oversight Committee wrote a letter stating former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn misled the Pentagon on his ties to Russia, according to the New York Times.
A White House National Security Council analyst who was sidelined from the job after the Pentagon suspended his security clearance is blaming anti-Trump bureaucrats for the action.
The Pentagon this week suspended the security clearance of a White House National Security Council analyst that U.S. officials say was the target of political retribution by government bureaucrats opposed to President Trump’s appointees.
Defense Secretary James Mattis now has more flexibility in the ongoing fight against the Islamic State after the White House granted the Pentagon new authorities to determine the number of U.S. troops deployed to Iraq and Syria.