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James Mattis has chosen these two admirals to be his top advisers at the Pentagon

The new defense secretary named Rear Adm. Craig Faller his senior military adviser and retired Rear…

White House opens door to cooperation with Russia in Syria

The Trump administration on Monday opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to co…

Today in history: USS Pueblo seized by North Korea in 1968

The USS Pueblo and its 83-man crew were seized in the Sea of Japan by North Korean forces.

Pentagon denies Russia's claims it joined U.S.-led coalition in anti-ISIS airstrikes

The U.S. says Russia's claim that its warplanes flew a joint mission over Syria with the U.S.-led co…

Trump's win doesn't instantly solve defense budget problems, analysts warn

Spending caps are still in place for several more years, and a congressional repeal still faces hurd…

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James Mattis has chosen these two admirals to be his top advisers at the Pentagon

The new defense secretary named Rear Adm. Craig Faller his senior military adviser and retired Rear…

White House opens door to cooperation with Russia in Syria

The Trump administration on Monday opened the door to cooperating with Russia "or anyone else" to co…

Today in history: USS Pueblo seized by North Korea in 1968

The USS Pueblo and its 83-man crew were seized in the Sea of Japan by North Korean forces.

Pentagon denies Russia's claims it joined U.S.-led coalition in anti-ISIS airstrikes

The U.S. says Russia's claim that its warplanes flew a joint mission over Syria with the U.S.-led co…

Trump's win doesn't instantly solve defense budget problems, analysts warn

Spending caps are still in place for several more years, and a congressional repeal still faces hurd…

Trump picks academy grad and former Rep. Heather Wilson to be Air Force secretary

President Trump intends to nominate Heather Wilson, a former New Mexico representative and a graduat…

Marines stand up rapid capabilities office

The Marine Corps has joined the Army and Air Force to stand up a rapid capabilities office.

Marine vet out to make world's strongest body armor

At Blake Waldrop's south Iowa factory, quality control involves ear protection, safety glasses and a…

The Marine Corps wanted him to be an O-5 infantry leader. Why he said no.

After 15 years of war, combat-tested leaders are opting to leave the military rather than continue w…

Commentary: Reliable power essential to military readiness

It’s time we looked at power generation and transmission much the same way we view energy policy gen…

Marines were trying to get back to their maritime roots. How's that going?

The Marine Corps’ top leaders have talked a lot during the past several years about the need for the…

U.S. Naval War College offers distance education, and courses for spouses

The U.S. Naval War College, located in Newport Rhode Island, offers long distance education courses…

In memo, Mattis signals closer ties between the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence agencies

The message was distributed to the Defense Department after the popular retired Marine general was s…

Marine colonel in Camp Lejeune brig faces new charges

A Marine colonel who is locked up in the brig at Camp Lejeune is facing new charges. Col. Daniel H.…

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump's criticism prevents fair trial

President Donald Trump's scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from…

Marines may follow Army's lead in ditching the M9 Beretta

The Army is getting a new handgun – and the Marines may follow suit, even if it takes a while.

Trump takes over as commander in chief, promising to restore military strength

The new president referenced changes in overseas defense spending and foreign alliances in his inaug…

11 things you need to know about the Army's new handgun

Half a decade into its search for a new handgun, the Army has chosen Sig Sauer's P320 as its new ser…

Marine helicopter makes unplanned landing on Okinawa

The pilots landed the AH-1Z after getting a cockpit warning indication.

Five flyovers of military aircraft slated for Inauguration Day

The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard will each have four aircraft fly over the pa…

Who is in charge at the Pentagon after inauguration?

Transition officials announced a host of temporary appointees to keep defense operations running whi…

Trump to hold military parades as U.S. forces grow

In an interview with The Washington Post this week, President-elect Donald Trump floated the idea of…

Army: Your new handgun will be a Sig Sauer

Half a decade into its search for a new handgun, the Army has settled on Sig Sauer's version of the…

Marine Corps issues guidance for participation in inauguration events

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump this Friday, the Marine Corps has set ground r…

Navy's acquisition boss to take over as Trump's acting Navy secretary on Friday

Sean Stackley, who has been the Navy's top weapons buyer since 2008, will lead the Department of the…

Air Force secretary approves 9 valor award upgrades for 8 airmen

Eight airmen will receive upgraded awards after a military-wide review.

U.S. airstrikes kill 'several dozen' Islamic State fighters in Libya

B-2 bombers and MQ-9 Reapers attacked Islamic State military camps southwest of Sirte.

Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbi…

Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Chelsea Manning's prison term

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicte…

Marines in Norway will learn to ski, fight and survive in arctic cold

About 300 Marines are learning how to shoot and move in Norway's mountains.

Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker…

First F-35B Fighter Jets Arrive in Japan

The first Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters have arrived in Japan, beginning…

VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

The veterans group wants action on the issue of "bad paper" discharges before the president leaves o…

Marine killed in training accident identified, second Marine in critical condition

Lance Corporal Austin Ruiz, 19, was killed Jan. 13 in a small arms live-fire accident.

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