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January 18, 2019
FILE -- U.S. Special Forces troops near Manbij, Syria, on Feb. 7, 2018. The pending withdrawal from Syria is the latest example of a broader American disengagement from the Middle East. Russia and Iran are filling the void. (Mauricio Lima/The New York Times/Copyright 2019)
Pentagon identifies three of the four Americans killed in Syria suicide bombing
January 18, 2019 - 10:51am
January 1, 2019
File photo of Dana W. White, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs, speaks alongside Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr., Director of the Joint Staff, at a news conference at the Pentagon in Virginia, April 14, 2018.  (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2019 The New York Times)
Top Pentagon spokeswoman resigns amid internal investigation
January 1, 2019 - 1:56pm
December 24, 2018
Brett McGurk, left, at the Pentagon in May 2017. Photo by the U.S. Department of Defense.
'Very telling' that Trump didn't know his own anti-ISIS point man, former official says
December 24, 2018 - 11:08am
December 23, 2018
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis would leave his position at the end of February. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump forces Mattis out early, names former Boeing exec acting defense secretary
December 23, 2018 - 1:25pm
October 29, 2018
A group of men who crossed the U.S. border illegally and tried to run from Border Patrol agents are detained in Mission, Texas, on August 15, 2018. Washington Post photo by Carolyn Van Houten
US will deploy 5,200 additional troops to the Mexican border, officials say
October 29, 2018 - 5:28pm
October 11, 2018
A United States Air Force F-35B Lighting II jet, manufactured by Lockheed Martin, at the Singapore Airshow on Feb. 7, 2018. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg
U.S. military suspends operations for F-35 fighter jets, citing safety concerns
October 11, 2018 - 2:59pm
August 21, 2018
President Donald Trump with Vice President Mike Pence during the signing ceremony for the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act at Wheeler-Sack Army Air Field in Fort Drum, N.Y., August 13, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018The New York Times)
White House has been considering a Space Force for at least a year
August 21, 2018 - 5:03pm
August 8, 2018
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis is shown on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 9, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
Pentagon is moving toward establishing Trump's Space Force
August 8, 2018 - 7:39pm
June 1, 2018
President Donald Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis take part in a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 28, 2018. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
US military killed 500 civilians in 2017, Pentagon study finds
June 1, 2018 - 5:26pm
May 12, 2018
Army Staff Sgt. Bryan Black / Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Father of soldier killed in Niger says officers cited in investigation not at fault for son's death
May 12, 2018 - 12:33pm
U.S. Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson / Wikimedia Commons
Missing for 48 hours: Pentagon details Army sergeant's final moments in Niger
May 12, 2018 - 10:20am
January 11, 2018
Pentagon investigating video that appears to show a service member opening fire on a civilian
January 11, 2018 - 4:26pm
September 24, 2017
A Global Hawk watches over the gathered crowd of airmen and local dignitaries gathered to watch a Thursday, June 15, 2017, realignment ceremony -- transferring the command structure for many personnel on Grand Forks Air Force Base -- from Air Mobility Command to Air Combat Command. Sam Easter / Forum News Service
Threat of Grand Forks air base closing off the table for now
September 24, 2017 - 8:51am
August 31, 2017
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion 87th Infantry Division oversee training of the 215th Corps of the Afghan National Army at Camp Bastion in Helmand Province, Afg. on March 22, 2016. The U.S. has about 11,000 troops in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Aug. 30, 2017, acknowledging for the first time publicly that the total forces there are higher than formally disclosed in recent years. The new count includes covert as well as temporary units, defense officials said. Adam Ferguson/The New York Times
Pentagon admits thousands more troops in Afghanistan than previously reported
August 31, 2017 - 12:42pm
July 14, 2017
Pentagon says head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed
July 14, 2017 - 3:27pm