3 weeks ago
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Somali official says 6 dead in US military raid

A Somali intelligence official says U.S. forces killed at least six people during a raid on a building housing the al-Shabab extremist group's Andalus radio station Thursday night outside the capital, Mogadishu.
2 months ago
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Pentagon: US dropped largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

The Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan.
4 months ago
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New Pentagon chief an instant hit in Japan, South Korea

In his debut abroad as the first retired general to lead the Pentagon in more than half a century, Jim Mattis found that in Japan and South Korea his experience in uniform is seen as an asset.
11 months ago
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Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon will let transgender individuals serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans on service in the armed forces.
1 year ago
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Senate panel says women should register for military draft

A Senate panel is seconding the call for women to register for a military draft.
1 year ago
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Pentagon says deadly Kunduz bombing not a war crime

The Pentagon today released a 3,000-page report on the investigation into a deadly U.S. airstrike last October that obliterated a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing 42 people and wounding dozens more.
1 year ago
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US to keep 300 troops in Philippines through end of month

The U.S. says it will be keeping nearly 300 troops, including Air Force commandos armed with combat aircraft and helicopters, in the Philippines through the end of the month.
1 year ago
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US to beef up military presence in Europe

U.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe.
1 year ago
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Pentagon to present plan for closing Guantanamo

The Pentagon is set to present to Congress Tuesday its much-anticipated and detailed plan for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo meeting a deadline set by the Senate Armed Services Committee.
2 years ago
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Pentagon readying plan to lift transgender ban

The Associated Press has learned that Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals serving in the military.