Pentagon: COVID-19 Vaccines Will Be Mandatory For Troops By Mid-SeptemberSecretary of Defense Lloyd Austin issued a memo Monday requiring members of the military to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by September 15.
Pentagon Marches Back Plans To Shut Down 'Stars and Stripes' After Trump Remarks Uproar, Feinstein LetterThe Trump administration is reversing course on its plans to shut down Stars and Stripes, the independent newspaper funded by the Department of Defense that has been a beacon of news and information for members of the military and their families for generations.
Pentagon Warns Military Not To Use Consumer DNA Kits Due To Security RiskAs more and more people are swabbing their cheeks for saliva samples in hopes of discovering their roots, the Pentagon is warning members of the military not to buy or use direct-to-consumer DNA kits.
Pence Calls For Creation Of Space Force By 2020Vice President Mike Pence called Thursday for the establishment of a Space Force by 2020, while also announcing immediate steps the Department of Defense would take to reform how the military approaches space.
Military Bases Could House Up To 20,000 Undocumented Immigrant ChildrenThe US government might send up to 20,000 undocumented immigrant children to housing on US military bases, two defense officials said.
Trump Suggests US Military Foot The Bill For Border WallPresident Donald Trump has privately floated the idea of funding construction of a border wall with Mexico through the US military budget, two sources confirmed to CNN Tuesday.
Russian Hackers Hunt Hi-Tech Secrets, Exploiting US WeaknessRussian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found.
San Francisco Sues Defense Dept. Over Gun Check System FailuresThree large U.S. cities have filed a federal lawsuit against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system.
Pentagon Exposed Some Of Its Data On Amazon ServerAnyone with a free Amazon Web Services account could have looked at the hoard of information stored in the cloud by the U.S. Defense Department.
Pentagon Seeks A Few Good Hackers To Test SecurityScreened high-tech specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department's public Internet pages in a pilot program aimed at finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
U.S. Military's New Smart Bullets Hit Moving Targets With Deadly AccuracyThe United States military has perfected a smart bullet that behaves like a precision-guided missile.
U.S. Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Courts Silicon Valley Tech Community To Lead New Military Cyber StrategyHe also unveiled that Defense Innovation Unit X will be located in Silicon Valley to scout for emerging technologies and to strengthen existing relationships.
College Students Help Build 3-D Printed, Military-Grade Drone Using Off-The-Shelf ComponentsA group of engineering professors and college students have come up with a 3D-printed drone for the U.S. Department of Defense.
American Flags Made In China Now Banned In U.S. MilitarySoldiers carry them into battle, fly them high over foreign bases, and triumphantly carry them in processions, but those stars and stripes, until now, have often been made in China.
Retired Tech Expert Shares Career Advice For San Francisco Job SeekersDan Skeen, a Bay Area tech expert who spent much of his career working for the Department of Defense, displays valuable insight for job seekers in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.