Pentagon Cancels Billion-Dollar Missile Defense Project
The move is aimed in part at considering new approaches to missile defense at a time of rapid technological change.
US Officials: Iran Test-Launched a Medium-Range Missile
Iran has responded to stepped-up U.S. economic sanctions with a variety of military moves.
US Troops Returning to Saudi Arabia Amid Threats from Iran
The Saudi air base became a hub of American air power in the Middle East in the 1990s but was abandoned by Washington in 2003...
Iran Says It Seized British Oil Tanker in Strait of Hormuz
The operator of the Stena Impero said it was unable to contact the ship.
Pentagon In Its Longest-Ever Stretch of Leadership Limbo
When he resigned as defense secretary last December, Jim Mattis thought it might take two months to install a successor.
US Proceeding with Plan for Coalition to Deter Iran Threats
Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford said the Pentagon has developed a specific plan.
Admiral Who Was to Lead Navy Will Retire Over Bad Judgment Concerns from SecNav
The sudden move by Adm. William Moran may add to the perception of turmoil in the Pentagon's senior ranks.
Islamic State in Afghanistan Aims to Attack US, General Says
Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said ISIS would be hard pressed to carry out an attack on the U.S. homeland.
US Carrier in Persian Gulf Region Sends Clear Signal to Iran
In recent years, there has been no regular U.S. aircraft carrier presence in the Middle East.
US Commander Says Mideast Buildup Prompted Iran 'Step Back'
Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have worsened since President Trump withdrew from a 2015 nuclear agreement.
Sources: Pentagon Proposing Troop Buildup in the Mideast
The Pentagon on will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, officials said.
Pentagon Shifting $1.5 Billion to Border Wall Construction
The Pentagon says it is reallocating $1.5 billion to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border...
Pentagon Suspends War Remains Effort with North Korea
The Defense POW-MIA Accounting Agency said it has had no communication with North Korean authorities since the Hanoi summit....
US Dispatched Aircraft Carrier to Send Message to Iran
Bolton said the move was in response to "a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings."
New US Commander in Europe amid NATO Worries and Tensions
The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression.
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Capt. Tadd Gorman was relieved less than three months after he took command.
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Army Announces Winter Deployments to Europe, Afghanistan
Two Army units are headed to Afghanistan amid thinning hopes that the U.S. will reach a peace deal with the Taliban.
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Air Force News
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Tops 30K Employees
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base for the first time in decades employs more than 30,000 people.
High Levels of Toxic Chemicals Found in Water at Air Force Academy: Officials
Air Force officials stressed that drinking water at the academy wasn't affected.
Eglin Curtails Run Portion of PT Test After Captain's Death
Capt. Tranay Lashawn Tanner, 29, was transported to the Eglin Hospital on Saturday morning with health complications.
Marine Corps News
US Marine Charged with Kidnapping 16-Year-Old Girl
A Marine reservist has been charged with felony kidnapping, stalking and criminal confinement.
Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps Warned After Burning Troops with Lighter
Sgt. Francis Frazier was cleared of hazing allegations but got a non-punitive letter of caution for poor leadership.
Marine Corps Commandant Acknowledges Worries on Japan-Korean Ties
Gen. David Berger stressed that Japan and Korea have common interests despite their differences.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Firefighters Who Went Missing While Boating
The search for two firefighters who went missing while fishing off the coast of Cape Canaveral was suspended.
Trial Date Set for Coast Guard Officer Who Allegedly Maintained 'Hit List'
Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson faces weapons and drug charges.
Coast Guardsman Charged with Domestic Battery
A member of the U.S. Coast Guard is charged with assaulting his wife, according to a report.