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August 21, 2018
President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence during the signing ceremony for the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., August 13, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018The New York Times)
White House has been considering a Space Force for at least a year
August 21, 2018 - 5:03pm
August 8, 2018
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Pentagon is moving toward establishing Trump's Space Force
August 8, 2018 - 7:39pm
June 1, 2018
President Donald Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis take part in a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 28, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
US military killed 500 civilians in 2017, Pentagon study finds
June 1, 2018 - 5:26pm
May 12, 2018
Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Black / Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Father of soldier killed in Niger says officers cited in investigation not at fault for son's death
May 12, 2018 - 12:33pm
U.S. Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson / Wikimedia Commons
Missing for 48 hours: Pentagon details Army sergeant's final moments in Niger
May 12, 2018 - 10:20am
January 11, 2018
Pentagon investigating video that appears to show a service member opening fire on a civilian
January 11, 2018 - 4:26pm
September 24, 2017
A Global Hawk watches over the gathered crowd of airmen and local dignitaries gathered to watch a Thursday, June 15, 2017, realignment ceremony -- transferring the command structure for many personnel on Grand Forks Air Force Base -- from Air Mobility Command to Air Combat Command. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Threat of Grand Forks air base closing off the table for now
September 24, 2017 - 8:51am
August 31, 2017
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Division oversee training of the 215th Corps of the Afghan National Army at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afg. on March 22, 2016. The U.S. has about 11,000 troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Aug. 30, 2017, acknowledging for the first time publicly that the total forces there are higher than formally disclosed in recent years. The new count includes covert as well as temporary units, defense officials said. Adam Ferguson/The New York Times
Pentagon admits thousands more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported
August 31, 2017 - 12:42pm
July 14, 2017
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm
June 30, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis gives a news conference after a NATO defence ministers meeting at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Eric Vidal
Pentagon delays transgender recruitment by six months
June 30, 2017 - 8:37pm
April 13, 2017
The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Eglain Air Force Base, Florida, U.S., November 21, 2003 in this handout photo provided April 13, 2017. REUTERS/U.S. Air Force photo/Handout via REUTERS
U.S. strike kills an al Qaeda 'leader' in Afghanistan
April 13, 2017 - 2:06pm
June 30, 2016
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter addresses a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
U.S. military repeals ban on transgender service members
June 30, 2016 - 4:11pm
January 12, 2016
Pentagon says two Navy boats in Iranian custody
January 12, 2016 - 4:26pm
January 5, 2016
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One U.S. service member killed, two wounded in Afghanistan
January 5, 2016 - 5:24pm
September 11, 2014
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Albert Biatta, of Queens, New York, prays Thursday while standing in front of the inscribed name of his uncle Antoine Biatta at the edge of the North Pool during memorial observances held at the site of the World Trade Center in New York to commemorate the attacks on 9/11.
Americans across the nation remember 9/11 attacks
September 11, 2014 - 9:56pm