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A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no "credible" reporting that such deaths occurred.  (credit: STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: No ‘Credible’ Evidence Of Civilians Killed By Syria Airstrikes

A Pentagon spokesman says the U.S. military is looking into allegations that civilians were killed in U.S. and allied airstrikes in Syria. But he said they have no “credible” reporting that such deaths occurred.

09/25/2014

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Navy Searches For Pilot After Jets Crash Into Pacific Ocean

Pentagon officials say two U.S. Navy jets have crashed into the western Pacific Ocean and that one pilot was rescued and a search is on for the other.

09/12/2014

Iraqi Peshmerga fighters take position at a post near the jihadist-held city of Zumar in Mosul province on Sept. 4, 2014. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Military Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS To Prevent Terror Group From Capturing Vital Iraqi Dam

The 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.

09/07/2014

The Missile Defense Agency's Flight Test 06b Ground-Based Interceptor launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., June 22, 2014. (Getty Images)

US Military Blows Up Hypersonic Weapon After Failed Test Launch

Launch was a prototype weapon that can travel faster than the speed of sound.

08/26/2014

In this undated image provided by the U.S. Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl poses in front of an American flag. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

‘The Meaning Of The Law Is Clear And Ambiguous’: GAO Says Pentagon Broke Law With Bergdahl Swap

The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.

08/22/2014

Joint Chiefs Chair: 'No Safe Haven' For ISIL Militants (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Islamic State Militants Will Regroup

American air strikes have disrupted ISIS military operations, but Def. Sec. Hagel warns the Islamic extremist group will eventually recover and begin a new offensive.

08/21/2014

Artist conception of what the next generation of armored vehicles might look like. (Courtesy: DARPA)

Pentagon Wants Invisible Armored Truck That Can Drive Itself

Military planners want armored vehicles with less armor, more stealth.

08/20/2014

A police officer keeps watch over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lawmaker To Introduce Bill To Curb Increasing Militarization Of Police Agencies

Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.

08/15/2014

Soldiers from the U.S. Army's 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, arrive by bus to a homecoming ceremony in the Natcher Physical Fitness Center on Fort Knox on Feb. 27, 2014 in Fort Knox, Ky. (credit: Luke Sharrett/Getty Images)

Pentagon: Fort Knox Was Initially On Short List To House Immigrants Before It Was ‘Taken Off The Table’

A federal agency said Monday it has no plans to use Fort Knox as a temporary shelter for migrant children, offering assurances after U.S. Sen. Rand Paul signaled that the Army post has been considered as a possible site to house some of the young immigrants pouring across the U.S. border with Mexico.

07/22/2014

Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl Hires Military Justice Expert for Army Investigation

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has hired a well-known lawyer and military justice expert to represent him as the Army investigates how and why the soldier left his post in Afghanistan five years ago, before being captured by the Taliban.

07/16/2014

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