Defense Department Creates Program To Tap Silicon Valley TalentFrom drones to artificial intelligence, commercial technology is racing ahead of what the U.S. military has to offer. Now the Pentagon is turning to Silicon Valley for help.
Pres. Trump Instructs Pentagon To Ban Transgender Recruits IndefinitelyPresident Trump on Friday directed the Pentagon to extend indefinitely a ban on transgender individuals joining the military.
Pelosi Decries Proposal To Ban Transgender Surgery For TroopsPelosi says a measure to be considered by the House, stopping the Pentagon from paying for U.S. service members to undergo gender transition surgeries, is discriminatory.
Pentagon: US Shoots Down Syrian Aircraft For First TimeThe U.S. military on Sunday shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with the Americans in the fight against Islamic State militants, an action that appeared to mark a new escalation of the conflict.
Pentagon Demands California National Guard Soldiers Repay Enlistment BonusesThe Pentagon demanded the money back after audits revealed overpayments by the California Guard under pressure to fill ranks and hit enlistment goals.
Pentagon Ends Ban On Transgender Troops In MilitaryThe Pentagon announced Thursday that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
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.
Pentagon Announces Plan Aimed At Lifting Transgender BanDefense Secretary Ash Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies and determine if lifting the ban would have any impact on the military's ability to be ready for battle.