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Senate Confirms Former Ranger as New Army Secretary
Ryan McCarthy, a former Army Ranger who served in Afghanistan, has been acting secretary for months.
US General for NATO: Afghan Violence Will Rise Before Vote
Air Force Gen. Tod Wolters said "there are no discussions" with allies about any troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Pentagon Approves Military Construction Cash for Border Wall
Pentagon officials would not say which 127 projects will be affected.
US Intends to Prevent Turkey Invasion into Syria, Esper Says
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened an imminent attack to push back U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish Forces.
Pentagon Chief Visits Mongolia to Strengthen Military Bonds
Esper's stop in Ulaanbaatar underscored its role in America's strategy that lists China and Russia as priority competitors.
US Still Seeks Allies in Gulf Maritime Coalition
The U.S. military's main role would be to provide "maritime domain awareness" to coalition partners in vulnerable waterways.
Senate Panel Advances Hyten's Nomination Despite Sex Assault Allegation
Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week.
Military Studies 'Hyperfit' Women who Pass Grueling Courses
Army medical researchers hope to uncover answers in a just-launched voluntary study.
US Gets No Commitment from NATO for Help on Iran Threat
Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the U.S. will come back next month and provide reluctant allies more details.
Pentagon Is Without a Chief as US Faces Many Global Threats
It's a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.
Military Strikes Against Iran Abruptly Called Off
Asked earlier in the day about a U.S. response to the attack, Trump said, "You'll soon find out."
Officials: US to Send About 1,000 More Troops to Poland
The new plans call for the construction of a new combat training center in Drawsko Pomorskie.
Acting Defense Chief: Major Drills with South Korea Still on Hold
South Korea and the U.S. last year eliminated larger military drills and said they would replace them with smaller exercises.
Pentagon Tells White House to Stop Politicizing Military
A defense official said Shanahan is considering a clearer directive to the military about avoiding political situations.
Shanahan to Call Out China over South China Sea
Shanahan said he can't ignore the communist giant's military development on the manmade outposts.
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The commanding officer of NAS Pensacola called them heroes.
Commandant Responds to Troubling Study on Marine Corps Culture
If Marines have a problem with women they should "go somewhere else," Gen. David Berger said.
Aging B-1 Bomber May Soon Have to Restrict the Way it Flies
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Navy Authorizes Two-Piece Swimsuits, Gold Star Lapel Button
The Navy has authorized a range of new clothing items, including two-piece swimsuits for male and female sailors.
Group Condemns 'Soldier Santa' Holding 'God bless America' Sign at Army Base
A blow-up Santa Claus on an Army base is deflating holiday cheer for promoting Christianity, an activist group complains.
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According to a report, the IG received 707 complaints against senior officials in fiscal 2019.
Military's Outgoing Top Enlisted Leader Unveils Unique Rank Insignia for SEAC
Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell sported the new insignia while meeting with reporters Monday.
Indiana National Guard Soldier Dies at Training Center
Cpl. Larry Litton Jr. was 30 years old and an assistant squad leader with the 384th Military Police Company.
Pentagon Orders Training Pause for All 5,000 Saudi Troops in US
The Pentagon has paused its training in the U.S. with Saudi nationals until officials conduct a thorough review.
3 Sailors Killed in Pensacola Awarded Aviator's Wings of Gold
The Navy secretary approved the posthumous award of the Wings of Gold to three trainees who were killed at NAS Pensacola.
Navy Grounds 175 Saudi Aviation Students Following Pensacola Shooting
A safety stand-down and operational pause began Monday for some 175 Saudi Arabian students at Naval Air Stations Pensacola.
Air Force News
The Pentagon Isn't Sure What to Do with Turkey’s Undelivered F-35s
Lawmakers will not allow the F-35As once destined for Turkey to be transferred unless that country gets rid of its S-400s.
Here's How US Space Force Will Be Built
Congress has moved forward with a proposal to place the Space Force under the Department of the Air Force.
Marine Corps News
Defense Bill Would End Gender Segregation at Marine Corps Boot Camp
Service leaders still have concerns.
Documentary Follows Force Recon Marine's Raw Struggles After War
For a Marine featured in a new documentary, returning from deployments was only the start of his fight for survival.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Seizes 9,300 Pounds of Cocaine During Recent Patrol
The drugs seized are valued at $165 million.
Coast Guard Rescues Florida Dog Spotted Swimming for its Life
The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach safely pulled the dog on board their vessel.
Coast Guard, Navy Boats Collide in Alaska; 9 Injured
Both vessels were damaged. The incident is under investigation.