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Sexual assault increased in US military in 2018: report

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon report said the...

US military spending up for first time in 7 years: Sipri

US military spending has risen for the first time in seven years, reflecting Trump administration policy, according to a new report released Monday by...

Japan’s Okinawa to vote on controversial US base move

Okinawa (Japan): Residents of Japan's Okinawa go to the polls Sunday in a closely watched referendum on the controversial relocation of a US military...

US sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border: Pentagon

The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with Mexico, the Pentagon said Sunday, as President Donald Trump doubled down...

Sexual assaults rise at US military academies: report

The number of sexual assaults at America's military academies rose by almost 50 percent over the past two years, despite extensive efforts to combat...

US military bans Huawei, ZTE phones

Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE, after the Pentagon said...

As US military air crash toll rises, lawmaker calls for probe

A senior US lawmaker introduced legislation on Monday (May 7) to create a panel looking into military aviation mishaps, following a string of deadly...

Congress sends $700 bn defense bill for Trump’s signature

The US Congress on Thursday overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in national defense spending for next year, a substantial increase over Donald Trump's request, and...

US Senate passes $700 bn defense spending bill

The US Senate overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in defense spending Monday, a substantial increase over 2017 funding and nearly five percent more than President...

US military bases can now shoot down private drones

The Pentagon has issued new guidance to the military allowing installations in the United States to shoot down commercial or private drones deemed to...