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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...

Jordan, US launch major military exercises

Jordan and the United States kicked off annual military exercises on Sunday known as Eager Lion with about 7,400 troops from more than 20...

US Congress probes military pilot shortage

A shortage of pilots across the U.S. military is most acute in the Air Force, senior military officials told Congress March 29. Marine Corps Deputy...

Pentagon reviewing how it counts troop numbers

The Pentagon is reviewing how it counts US troop numbers in Iraq and Syria, an official said Monday, as it moves from Obama-era troop...