Mattis On Sharing With FBI: Must 'Find Out What's Going On'Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he has directed the Pentagon's watchdog to examine the circumstances of the Air Force's failure to report the Texas church shooter's domestic violence conviction to the FBI.
Air Force Failed To Submit Texas Shooter's Criminal HistoryTrump administration officials say the Air Force didn't submit the accused Texas church shooter's criminal history to the FBI, as required by Pentagon rules.
Senate Poised To Pass $700 Billion Defense Policy Bill The Senate is poised to pass a defense policy bill that recommends billions of dollars more in military spending than President Donald Trump requested.
Developing: North Korea Launched Intercontinental Ballistic MissileIn theory the missile had enough range to reach portions of U.S. territory.
Texas Republican To Press For $705 Billion Defense BudgetA powerful House Republican is set to press his case for $705 billion in military spending next year.
US Shoots Down Mock Warhead Over PacificThe Pentagon says it has shot down a mock warhead over the Pacific in a success for America's missile defense program.
Trump Signs Measure Granting Mattis Waiver To Serve As Defense Secretary President Donald Trump has signed legislation that clears the way for his defense secretary pick -- retired Marine Gen. James Mattis -- to run the Pentagon, if confirmed by the Senate.
Al-Qaida ‘Senior Leader’ Killed As War Rages In YemenA U.S. air strike in Yemen has killed a regional Al-Qaeda senior operative, the Pentagon said Friday.
U.S. Airstrikes Kill 20 Al-Qaida Militants In SyriaU.S. forces conducted a series of precision airstrikes this week against terrorists in northwestern Syria, killing at least 20 al-Qaida militants, according to Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook.
US-Led Coalition Service Member Dies In IraqA service member in the U.S.-led coalition battling the Islamic State group has died in a "non-combat related incident" in Iraq.
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.