Articles Tagged 'Pentagon'
House passes amendment to block funding for transgender troops ban
The House voted Tuesday night to block the Pentagon from using funding to implement its ban on most transgender troops.
The 243-183 vote came as… READ MORE
Pentagon authorizes $1B in counter-drug money for Trump’s border wall
The Pentagon has approved the transfer of up to $1 billion to build 57 miles of President Trump’s southern border wall, according to a Defense… READ MORE
Pentagon sending 3,750 more troops to Mexico border Fox News
The Pentagon announced Sunday the deployment of 3,750 more active-duty troops to the U.S. border with Mexico.
The deployment will raise the total active duty… READ MORE
Mattis’ exit offers chance for ‘Trump do-over’ at Pentagon, insiders say
One group of Washington operatives not sorry to see Defense Secretary James Mattis leave is the Trump supporters who feel locked out of Pentagon jobs.… READ MORE
Secret Service shares photo of the time George H.W. Bush shaved his head for agent’s son with leukemia
The Washington Post “fact checker” column awarded Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) “four Pinocchios” on Tuesday after she said in a tweet that a “$21 trillion… READ MORE
Pentagon planning grand military parade for Trump
President Trump has asked the Pentagon to explore holding “a celebration” for Americans to show their appreciation for the armed forces, the White House said,… READ MORE
Russia building a ‘doomsday’ torpedo, leaked Pentagon report draft says
As the Trump administration plans new U.S. nuclear firepower, leaked Pentagon documents reveal that Russia is building and developing a nuclear torpedo that would leave… READ MORE
Trump Pentagon nominee who called gun laws ‘insane’ has a history of being outspoken
Dean Winslow, who is President Trump’s pick to lead the military healthcare system, seemed to know he was wading into treacherous political waters when he… READ MORE
Pentagon advocates requiring women to sign up for military draft
The Pentagon says the country should stick with mandatory registration for a military draft, and it advocates a requirement for women to sign up for… READ MORE
Pentagon revamps program that puts immigrant recruits on path to US Citizenship
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is revamping a program that puts foreign-born recruits on a fast-track to U.S. citizenship in exchange for military service as doctors,… READ MORE