Ash Carter was sworn in as President Obama’s fourth Secretary of Defense.
Pentagon documents obtained by the AP reveal the president will ask Congress for $534 billion to fund the Defense Department, a nearly 8 percent increase over last year.
Obama will ask for $534 billion for the core budget of Defense Department
Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is threatening to execute an American photojournalist.
Anonymous survey suggest victims are becoming far more willing to come forward and seek help or file complaints than in years past.
The Pentagon says a soldier from Wicomico County is one of two who were killed in Afghanistan.
Source reveals Michele Flournoy has taken herself out of consideration to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
The Defense Department has been reviewing a congressionally-authorized program that provides surplus weapons, gear and other equipment to thousands of law enforcement agencies across the country.
The U.S. military is scaling back its planned Ebola response deployments to Liberia from 4,000 troops to 3,000, the U.S. commander in Liberia said Wednesday.
Ordering 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.
Senior US Military Officials: Iraqi Army Unlikely To Be Ready To Launch Major ISIS Counteroffensive For Many Months
Iraq’s fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials say.