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Trump wants a bigger Navy — but the Navy wants its fleet fixed first

The Navy is in bad shape and its leaders are starting to make noise about it.

U.S. Naval War College offers distance education, and courses for spouses

The U.S. Naval War College, located in Newport Rhode Island, offers long distance education courses…

In memo, Mattis signals closer ties between the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence agencies

The message was distributed to the Defense Department after the popular retired Marine general was s…

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump's criticism prevents fair trial

President Donald Trump's scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from…

Trump takes over as commander in chief, promising to restore military strength

The new president referenced changes in overseas defense spending and foreign alliances in his inaug…

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Trump wants a bigger Navy — but the Navy wants its fleet fixed first

The Navy is in bad shape and its leaders are starting to make noise about it.

U.S. Naval War College offers distance education, and courses for spouses

The U.S. Naval War College, located in Newport Rhode Island, offers long distance education courses…

In memo, Mattis signals closer ties between the Pentagon, State Department, intelligence agencies

The message was distributed to the Defense Department after the popular retired Marine general was s…

Bergdahl lawyers: Trump's criticism prevents fair trial

President Donald Trump's scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from…

Trump takes over as commander in chief, promising to restore military strength

The new president referenced changes in overseas defense spending and foreign alliances in his inaug…

11 things you need to know about the Army's new handgun

Half a decade into its search for a new handgun, the Army has chosen Sig Sauer's P320 as its new ser…

Navy: Wind farm opposed by some North Carolina lawmakers won't harm radar

The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean ene…

Five flyovers of military aircraft slated for Inauguration Day

The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard will each have four aircraft fly over the pa…

Who is in charge at the Pentagon after inauguration?

Transition officials announced a host of temporary appointees to keep defense operations running whi…

Navy: Wind farm opposed by GOP lawmakers won't harm radar

The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean ene…

Trump to hold military parades as U.S. forces grow

In an interview with The Washington Post this week, President-elect Donald Trump floated the idea of…

Army: Your new handgun will be a Sig Sauer

Half a decade into its search for a new handgun, the Army has settled on Sig Sauer's version of the…

An exclusive first look at the Navy's new fire-retardant coveralls

The Navy has approved a new underway uniform that may be issued by afloat commands later this year a…

Marine Corps issues guidance for participation in inauguration events

With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump this Friday, the Marine Corps has set ground r…

Navy's acquisition boss to take over as Trump's acting Navy secretary on Friday

Sean Stackley, who has been the Navy's top weapons buyer since 2008, will lead the Department of the…

Navy pilots recovering after crash near Mississippi airfield

Two Navy pilots are recovering after their jet crashed on a training flight near a Mississippi milit…

Air Force secretary approves 9 valor award upgrades for 8 airmen

Eight airmen will receive upgraded awards after a military-wide review.

U.S. airstrikes kill 'several dozen' Islamic State fighters in Libya

B-2 bombers and MQ-9 Reapers attacked Islamic State military camps southwest of Sirte.

Judge scolds government over Iraq detainee abuse pictures

A federal judge scolded the government on Wednesday for being overprotective of potentially disturbi…

Pentagon chief says he opposed cutting Chelsea Manning's prison term

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday he had opposed commuting the prison sentence of convicte…

Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker…

Sailor faces 15 years and court-martial over child porn

A Navy sailor is facing up to 15 years in prison for production of child pornography.

VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

The veterans group wants action on the issue of "bad paper" discharges before the president leaves o…

U.S. increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria

The U.S. Air Force is increasing airdrops of weapons, ammunition and other equipment to a growing nu…

Chelsea Manning's incredible journey from leaker to transgender crusader

Convicted national-security secret leaker Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning became the most visible face of…

Military jet crashes at Naval Air Station Meridian; 2 eject

Officials at a Mississippi military base say a jet has crashed on a training flight, and that two pe…

U.S. forces team with Turkey again to attack ISIS in Syria

American aircraft have hit at least four targets in the vicinity of al Bab, where Turkish units have…

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's prison sentence, pardons Gen. James Cartwright

Chelsea Manning, Dwight Loving, and James Cartwright all received lessened sentences from President…

Top NATO general echoes Trump's 'obsolete' criticism

A top NATO general is conceding that parts of the military alliance need to be brought up to date fo…

Lithuania signs agreement with U.S. on troop deployment

Lithuania on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United States formalizing the presence of U.S. tro…

Trump and Boeing CEO Look to Downscale Requirements on Air Force One Replacement

President-elect Donald Trump met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg for the second time Tuesday.

Former Navy pilot Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a messa…

Head of D.C. National Guard asked to stay through inauguration

The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a…

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