Pentagon Tests Previously Banned Modified Tomahawk Missile Off California CoastThe U.S. military has conducted a flight test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the United States and Russia abandoned this month, the Pentagon said.
Pentagon Delays Trump's Military Parade Until at Least 2019The Defense Department said Thursday that the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by Pres. Trump won't happen in 2018. The announcement came several hours after reports that the parade would cost about $92 million.
Google Employees Demand Company Stop Work On U.S. Military ProjectOver 3,000 employees at Google have signed an open letter to the company's leadership urging them to drop out of the Pentagon's project to equip drones with artificial intelligence.
Trump Wants To Use Pentagon Budget To Pay For Border WallPresident Donald Trump has raised the idea of using the Pentagon budget to pay for the border wall he vowed to build and Mexico pay for.
First Transgender Recruit Signs Up To Join US MilitaryThe ruling came after President Donald Trump announced his desire to prevent transgender people from serving in a July tweet.
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.
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.
GOP Budget Targets Boosts War Spending, Takes Aim At Affordable Care ActHouse and Senate GOP negotiators are sealing agreement on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans to more easily target the Affordable Care Act while delivering an almost $40 billion budget boost to the Pentagon.