Hagel Doesn't Attend Ceremony As Obama Taps New Defense Secretary NomineeShaking up his Pentagon leadership, President Barack Obama tapped policy wonk Ashton Carter to oversee the sprawling Defense Department Friday, heralding his new nominee as one the nation's "foremost national security leaders."
Hagel Says 'No Major Difference' With ObamaDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he and President Barack Obama had "no major differences" that led to Hagel's resignation.
Military Sex Assaults Up 8 PercentAnonymous survey suggest victims are becoming far more willing to come forward and seek help or file complaints than in years past.
Top Candidate For Defense Job Bows OutSource reveals Michele Flournoy has taken herself out of consideration to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
US Review Of IS Video Confirms American's DeathThe White House on Sunday confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig.
Hagel to Order Nuke Force Overhaul to Fix FailuresDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded that problems in the nation's nuclear forces are rooted in a lack of investment, inattention by high-level leaders and sagging morale, and is ordering top-to-bottom changes, vowing to invest billions of dollars to fix the management of the world's most deadly weapons, two senior defense officials told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Pentagon Orders 21-Day Ebola Quarantine for TroopsOrdering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines upon their return — longer than required for many civilian health care workers.
Obama Hails Senate Approval Of His Plan To Arm Syrian RebelsThe president stated that American forces "do not have a combat mission."
US Military Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS To Prevent Terror Group From Capturing Vital Iraqi DamThe U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents there for the first time in a move to prevent the group from capturing the vital dam.
Pentagon: Islamic State Militants Will RegroupAmerican air strikes have disrupted ISIS military operations, but Def. Sec. Hagel warns the Islamic extremist group will eventually recover and begin a new offensive.
Hagel: 'Racially Biased' Military Hair Regulations Have Been AmendedAfter controversy erupted over new U.S. military grooming standards in April, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says amendments have been made to the Army, Air Force and Navy regulations.
Durbin: White House Only Finalized Bergdahl Deal Day Before SwapThe Obama administration only finalized the exchange of the last remaining U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan for five Taliban detainees at Guantanamo a day before the swap, a top Democratic lawmaker said Tuesday.