The U.S. military will provide housing space for up to an additional 5,000 unaccompanied Central American children who have illegally come across the border, Pentagon spokesman Col. Steve Warren said Wednesday.
Air Force and Navy air worthiness authorities have given the green light for the F-35 fleet to return to flight, but the aircraft won’t be able to participate in the world’s preeminent international air show in England this week, the Pentagon announced Tuesday.
More defense money and attention will be paid to the Navy’s nuclear submarine force to correct for recent “drift” in the mission, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday at Nuclear Submarine Base Kings Bay.
The nation’s top military officer suggested Thursday that the battle between the Iraqi security forces and ISIL militants has reached a stalemate, and left open the possibility that much more U.S. military assistance will be needed.
Former Marine Charles Chavous was facing prison time for his role in a decades-old murder. His attorney told the court he was a decorated POW who escaped during the Vietnam War. But records show none of it was true.
Adm. Michelle Janine Howard became the highest-ranking female officer in the history of the U.S. Navy on Tuesday, when she was given a fourth star and assumed the role of Vice Chief of Naval Operations.
The Pentagon has begun flying armed aircraft over Iraq, and is preparing to deliver hundreds of air-to-ground missiles to the Iraqi security forces as they struggle to dislodge Sunni militants who overran large areas of the north and west of the country.
Although the Marine Corps intends to go back to its amphibious roots, don’t expect to see any epic beach assaults like those of previous eras, the Marine in charge of force planning and development said Thursday.
Over the past decade, more than 1,000 veterans may have died as a result of misconduct by employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a report released Tuesday by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.
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