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04:30 2019-10-15

Pentagon sends new wave of troops to Saudi Arabia even as Trump calls for ending wars The deployment is meant to “assure and enhance the defense of Saudi Arabia,” a spokesman said, following attacks on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure last month....
00:28 2019-10-12

How U.S. military aid became a lifeline for Ukraine The U.S. provided about $1.5 billion in military aid to Kiev between 2014 and this past June, according to a Congressional Research Service analysis....
11:14 2019-10-01

Joint Chiefs nominee denies assault allegations, enlists key support Sen. Martha McSally — a retired Air Force pilot who revealed this year that she was raped by a superior officer — came out with a staunch defense of Air Force Gen. John Hyten....
18:00 2019-07-31

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a surge in 'political warfare.'...
16:00 2019-06-30

OPINION: The first duty of a Space Force is to protect space commerce The new space service needs to launch a peacetime offensive to protect and enable a space economy, writes a former leading Air Force space strategist....
13:14 2019-06-21

Trump’s Pentagon choice fights to win over the doubters Pat Shanahan’s critics call him a weak link on the president's team but the acting defense secretary says he knows how to deal with the unexpected. 'You have to know how to hit a curveball.'...
02:42 2019-06-15

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
11:56 2019-05-29

The Old Guard performs the annual 'Flags In' for Memorial Day Army soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment — commonly referred to as The Old Guard — perform their annual tradition of ‘Flags In’ by marking each tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery with an American flag. About 1,200 soldiers participate ...
14:56 2019-05-26