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President Donald Trump has intervened in three cases in which US troops were convicted or accused of misconduct on the battlefield.
Fired top Navy official says Trump doesn’t understand what a ‘warfighter’ is because they have standards and accountability
"We have to have good order and discipline. It's the backbone of what we do," Richard Spencer, the former Secretary of the US Navy, said to CBS.
The Navy secretary is out after a confrontation over a Navy SEAL, and there are 3 different explanations why
The secretary of defense, the Navy secretary, and Trump are all telling very different stories about why he was fired over the Gallagher case.
The Air Force’s ‘Doomsday plane,’ where the president can run a nuclear war, needs repairs for wear and tear
The Air Force's E-4B, nicknamed the "Doomsday plane" because of its nuclear command-and-control capabilities, is undergoing maintenance and upgrades.
Iraq says US troops leaving Syria can’t redeploy there and have to leave in 4 weeks, a fresh embarrassment in Trump’s botched withdrawal
The Pentagon announced earlier this week that US troops leaving Syria would move on to Iraq, but Iraq says they aren't allowed to.
Most US troops left in Syria could be moved to Iraq as the Trump administration faces fallout over a possible ISIS resurgence
Observers have warned that President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to remove US troops from Syria may lead to an Islamic State resurgence.
The US defense secretary gives US’s strongest condemnation yet of Turkey’s ‘unacceptable incursion’ in Syria
"Turkey's unilateral action was unnecessary and impulsive," Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, adding that US-Turkish relations was now "damaged."
The US is preparing to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria as the Turkish offensive against the Kurds moves forward
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US plans to pull its remaining 1,000 troops out of northern Syria, as Turkey continues to attack Kurdish forces.
Top Democratic lawmakers have warned senior Trump administration officials that pulling out of the Open Skies Treaty would be a mistake.
The defense secretary praised the crew of an attack submarine that hasn’t been on a mission since 2015
Defense Secretary Mark Esper visited the nuclear-powered attack sub USS Boise on Wednesday, calling it an "accomplished warship."