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A team of Pentagon officials is heading to Ukraine to help the country rebuild its fractured military.
Initial U.S. intelligence assessments indicate that pro-Russian separatists are responsible for shooting a commercial airliner out of the sky with a Soviet Union-era, surface-to-air missile.
The Defense Department's security agency and Arlington County firefighters are cross training so that they will be able to collectively rush into an active-shooter scenario at the Pentagon armed with medical supplies and weapons — a new tactic that will be deployed the next time the government building is under siege.
Top Pentagon officials squared off with lawmakers on Capitol Hill Wednesday over the Obama administration's plan to spend $5 billion on a new, controversial counterterrorism partnerships fund.
Even America's elite warriors have a breaking point. Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that he believed troops assigned to U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) may be "fraying" from overuse. Gen. Votel is President Obama's nominee to head SOCOM with the departure of Navy Adm. William H. McRaven.
The Department of Defense spends more per unit for prescription drugs than Medicare or Medicaid, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
President Obama has spent about $120 billion on climate change initiatives since taking office. That is the equivalent of 1,400 F-35s — the Pentagon’s most expensive fighter jets, according to estimates by Sen. James M. Inhofe of Oklahoma, the ranking Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee.
The Department of Defense has disbursed some funds to universities so that scientists might study the dynamics of civil unrest — and how the U.S. military might best respond.
The Pentagon is increasing the number of missions U.S. drones are flying over Iraq to at least once a day in response to this week's surge in the nation by al Qaeda-inspired Sunni extremists, a senior Defense Department official said Friday.