Two female Marine lieutenants have failed in their bid to complete the Corps' grueling, all-male Infantry Officer Course (IOC).
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he's sending a message of solidarity to his furloughed workers and giving back part of his salary.
The Pentagon is reaching out to the Chinese military to get its cooperation in managing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Pentagon officials said.
Tensions on the divided Korean Peninsula rose even higher Thursday, after the U.S. military announced that nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers had taken part in joint exercises with South Korean forces — an unprecedented event following weeks of belligerent rhetoric and acts by the North.
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Retired Air Force Col. Martha McSally, who logged more than 300 combat flying hours, today is recalling how she took part in the Pentagon's last gender revolution, as the U.S. military prepares to open a new frontier for women — direct ground combat.
There's a certain historic symmetry that we mark the 30th anniversary of President Reagan's historic unveiling of his Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) within days of the passing of a man who played a central role in inspiring it.
The Pentagon officially announced Monday that it has begun reassessing its defense strategy in light of budget constraints.
President Obama's decision to deploy additional missile interceptors at Alaska's Fort Greely reverses a decision he made in 2009 to scale back the number of active silos approved by President George W. Bush to blunt long-range nukes.