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The US is ordering more troops to the Middle East to defense forces and interests there from Iran.

The Pentagon is deploying 1,500 troops and more weapons of war to the Middle East to confront Iran

The US is deploying 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East to defend US forces and allies from Iran, officials said at the Pentagon Friday.

Trump asks Supreme Court to consider transgender military ban

The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to consider the president's efforts to bar transgender people from serving in the US military.
Army soldiers pause from the heat while stringing razor wire near the port of entry at the U.S.-Mexico border on November 4, 2018.

The largest US active-duty mobilization to US-Mexico border under Trump may already be winding down

Troops at the border will start heading home in the upcoming weeks with an expected end date of December 15, 2018.
US mechanized infantry troops at an official opening ceremony for joint US-Georgian exercise Noble Partner 2015 at the Vaziani training area outside Tbilisi, Georgia, May 11, 2015.

These are the 15 countries with the most troops ready to fight right now

Head-to-head comparisons of countries' armed forces have to compensate for a variety of factors, but the number of troops a country can commit to combat right away is a key factor in its military strength.
A US soldier in the Syrian town of Darbasiya

Trump reportedly wants to get out of Syria — here’s how many troops the US has in the country

Although the US never officially had boots on the ground in Syria like it did in Iraq, the American operation in Syria was still stunning large.

There’s confusion about US troop levels in the Middle East, and Trump may keep it that way

The Pentagon has acknowledged discrepancies in information about troop levels and pledged more transparency, but the number of US troops abroad remains unclear.

This startup is building a smart work assistant on Slack that could take on Salesforce

Troops wants to make work better for people with sales jobs — and it has the support of Slack to do it.

3 founders spent a year building a Slackbot that makes sales jobs easier, and they raised $2.6 million from a who’s who list of investors

Troops’ first product is a Slack bot that pulls CRM data from Salesforce when you give it commands.