Pentagon

Pregnant Cadets, Midshipmen Must Give Up Their Child Or Their Career. Two Senators Want To Change That.

Sens. Ted Cruz and Kirsten Gillibrand have introduced a bill to give pregnant students at military schools more options.

Coerced Ethics Pledges Harm National Defense

There is a process for changing the law, and extortion of individual DOD nominees is not it.

‘Not One Time’: Milley Says Joint Chiefs Did Not Violate Oath in Handling Trump

Chairman doesn’t deny that he and other chiefs mulled resigning if given an illegal order.

What Is Happening to Our Apolitical Military?

Remarks by America’s most senior military officer mark the latest step in the continued erosion of relations between the armed forces and their civilian leaders.

First Wave of Afghan Interpreters Head to Fort Lee

Arriving families will stay for the moment in barracks or other housing; the State Department will pick up their food and medical costs.

The Next War’s ‘Butcher’s Bill’ Will Match WWII’s—Unless the US Adapts, Milley Says

NATO militaries must master new technologies, from AI to next-gen long-range fires, within 15 years, Joint Chiefs chair warns.

Officials Deny American Troops Are Pulling Out Of Iraq as Strategic Talks Near

Biden will likely discuss the future of the American troop presence in Iraq when the prime minister visits Washington this month.

SecDef Teases New Deterrence Strategy, Vows Billions More for AI

In pursuit of "integrated deterrence," Lloyd Austin committed $1.5 billion over five years to the Pentagon’s artificial intelligence hub.

How the Afghanistan Withdrawal Costs the U.S. With China

The benefits of the withdrawal in terms of promoting competitiveness with China aren’t as compelling as they seem.

‘Black Hawk Down’ Veterans to Receive 58 Silver Stars

The Army just upgraded combat medals given to 60 special operators of the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu, right as Pentagon officials decide whether to return to Somalia.

Lawmaker Wants to Grill Officers on Critical Race Theory Before Approving Promotions

It’s the latest step Sen. Tom Cotton has proposed to stop “culture wars” within the military.

How Rumsfeld Deserves to Be Remembered

America’s worst secretary of defense never expressed a quiver of regret.

White House, Pentagon Finalizing Plans to Get Thousands of Interpreters out of Afghanistan

No decision yet on where and how Afghans and their families will be housed and fed as they await U.S. visas.

Mark Milley, Anti-Racist

The Joint Chiefs chairman’s defense of anti-racism education continues his support for American values he says are the heart of the U.S. military.