House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases.
Three American Military Trainers Shot And Killed In JordanThe Pentagon says three U.S. military members have been killed in a shooting outside a military base in southern Jordan. A spokesman says the three were in Jordan on a training mission, and came under fire while driving into the base.
Pentagon Says Airstrike In Syria Killed An Al-Qaida LeaderThe Pentagon says a U.S. airstrike in Syria this month killed what the Defense Department describes as a senior al-Qaida leader who once had ties to Osama bin Laden.
President Obama To Mark 15 Years Since 9/11 At Pentagon CeremonyPresident Barack Obama will deliver remarks at a Pentagon ceremony Sunday marking the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
US Officials: Military Concerned About Transgender Timeline U.S. officials say the Pentagon is poised to announce new rules allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in the U.S. military, amid concerns from senior military leaders who believe the department is moving too fast and has yet to resolve many details.
Move Over Drones, Driverless Cars -- Unmanned Ships Up NextIt's not only drones and driverless cars that may become the norm someday — ocean-faring ships might also run without captains or crews.
US To Beef Up Military Presence In EuropeU.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to rotate troops in and out of the region to reassure allies worried about threats from an increasingly aggressive Russia.
Pentagon Seeking Hackers To Test CybersecurityThe Pentagon is looking for a few good computer hackers. Screened specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department's public internet pages in a program aimed at finding cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Politicians Push For End To Military Paying NFL To Honor TroopsThe New England Patriots got $675,000 from the Army National Guard to pay for honoring American troops.
North Texas Mother Of Fallen Navy Seal Gets Apology From General"I actually started crying and shaking. That's where my son died his blood was poured out on that soil," said Debbie Lee, whose son Marc was the first Navy Seal to lose his life during operation Iraqi Freedom in Ramadi.
U.S. Launches First Airstrikes Against ISIS In SyriaThe U.S. launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.
U.S. Sending Extra Combat Unit From Texas To South Korea The U.S. is sending an additional Army combat force of 800 soldiers to South Korea with tanks and armored troop carriers.