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Trump demands Congress end sequester, keep Guantanamo detention facility open

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2018 —The United States faces myriad dangers from rogue regimes and global competitors, and the nation must have a strong defense...

Pence highlights service members’ excellence, expertise, dedication

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2018 — America depends upon its military members’ excellence, expertise and dedication more than ever, Vice President Mike Pence told airmen at Nellis Air...

Pentagon tells Congress first-full DoD audit on track; 1,200 bean counters deployed in effort

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2018 — A departmentwide audit is important for business reform, for Congress and for the taxpayer, the Defense Department’s comptroller told the...

Mattis discusses U.S.-South Korean exercises, Iran protests

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2018 — Joint South Korean-U.S. military exercises have been “deconflicted” with the Winter Olympics, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said here...

Mattis: Lines blurring between special ops, conventional forces

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2017 — There is a blurring line that separates conventional operating forces from special operations forces and the defense secretary expects general...

MOH hero Capt. Flo Groberg pays Christmas visit to Camp Fenty where he led...

FORWARD OPERATING BASE FENTY, Afghanistan, Dec. 24, 2017 — Flo Groberg celebrated Christmas at home with his brothers- and sisters-in-arms this year. Home is this base...

New war? Pentagon confirms U.S. forces ‘conducted multiple ground operations’ across Yemen

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 20, 2017 — U.S. Central Command officials announced today that U.S. forces have conducted multiple ground operations and more than 120 strikes this...

Many U.S. troops serving overseas during the holidays

It’s the holidays, and millions of Americans are making their way to visit family and friends. Many of those travelers are military personnel returning home...

Mattis: Iran working to destabilize the Middle East

“Everywhere you find turmoil , you find Iran’s hand in it,” Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon yesterday.  During an impromptu...

Pentagon spokesman: Idea of ISIS ‘Caliphate’ destroyed

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2017 — While Iraqi security forces and Syrian Democratic Forces have destroyed the idea of an Islamic State of Iraq and...

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