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Acting Defense Secretary Says He Hasn't Determined Amount For 'Emergency' Border Wall
By Bob Burns, AP
Shanahan said he has a great deal of discretion in deciding how to use the authorities granted to him by Trump's declaration Friday of a national emergency.
Defense Department To Send 3,750 Additional Troops To Border With Mexico
The deployment will raise the total number of active-duty forces supporting Customs and Border Protection agents there to approximately 4,350.
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Ronny Jackson Named Trump's Assistant And Chief Medical Adviser
By Darlene Superville, AP
Meanwhile, the Pentagon continues to investigate professional misconduct allegations against the Navy doctor.
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Chief Of Staff To Defense Secretary Resigns 5 Days After Departure of James Mattis
“After two years in the Pentagon, I’ve decided the time is right to return to the private sector."
Court Rules In Favor Of Trump Administration's Transgender Military Ban
LGBTQ and civil rights advocates have fought against the policy.
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Government Seeks Quick Ruling On Transgender Military Ban
By Jessica Gresko, Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to issue an unusually quick ruling on the Pentagon’s policy of restricting military service by transgender people
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Pentagon Stops Calling Border Military Deployments 'Operation Faithful Patriot'
The Trump administration and Defense Department had been accused of using the deployment of thousands of troops as a political ploy.
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Pentagon Declined DHS Proposal For Border Troops To Build Detention Facilities: Officials
By Phil Stewart, Reuters
The disclosure by officials illustrates the tension within the Trump administration over using military resources to fortify the border.
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People Think The Pentagon's Bonkers New Promo Video Was Made Just For Donald Trump
"Well that was nice of the Department of Defense to produce a video that Trump can understand...."
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Veteran Arrested After Suspicious Envelopes Sent To White House, Pentagon
The envelopes, allegedly sent by William Clyde Allen III to President Trump and top military chiefs, were thought to contain ricin.
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Suspected Ricin-Laced Mail Sent To Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
The Pentagon said in a statement it had put its mail facility under quarantine and that the FBI was analyzing the envelopes.
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Bob Woodward: Nixed Trump Tweet 'Scared The Daylights' Out Of The Pentagon
A proposed tweet would've been seen by North Korea as a sign that "an attack is imminent."
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Pentagon Cancels Millions Of Aid To Pakistan Over Record On Militant Groups
By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali, Reuters
The decision comes ahead of an expected visit to the country by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
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Trump's Military Parade Postponed Indefinitely Amid Reports Of Overspending
Estimates for the president's Veteran's Day parade, two days after the midterm vote, rose from $12 million to $92 million. The Pentagon is looking at 2019 now.
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Pentagon Spokeswoman Dana White Under Investigation For Misusing Staff
The Defense Department Office of Inspector General is digging into claims that White used staff members for personal errands and retaliated after complaints were filed, CNN reports.
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Pentagon Restricts Use Of Fitness Trackers, Location-Tracking Apps Over Security Concerns
Troops deployed to sensitive areas are now prohibited from using the GPS feature on their devices and apps.
After Promises Of 'Transparency,' Pentagon Under Scrutiny For Troop Number Blackout
For years, the Pentagon provided quarterly reports on troop numbers overseas. But war zone figures are now conspicuously missing.
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Trump Had Big Plans To Repair Our Crumbling Infrastructure. Here’s What America Got Instead.
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Instead of investing in roads, bridges and trains, the Trump administration has pumped money into the Pentagon.
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Pentagon To House 20,000 Migrant Children On Military Bases
Thousands of children have been separated from their parents in recent weeks as part of the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy.
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Pentagon Calls Off Major Annual Military Exercise With South Korea
Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian has reportedly been suspended after Trump's pledge to end "war games."
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Syrian Air Defense Shoots Down Missiles Near Airbase: State Media
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi, Reuters
A Pentagon spokesman said there was no U.S. military activity in that area at this time.
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Could The Cold War Return With A Vengeance?
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The Pentagon plans for a perpetual three-front “Long War” against China and Russia.
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Donald Trump Sticks With Ban On Most Transgender Troops
The Defense Department will continue to "access and retain transgender individuals," due to a court order, despite Trump's ban.
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Pentagon To Senate: We Can't Know If U.S. Fuel Helps Saudi Arabia Kill Civilians In Yemen
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A private Defense Department document shared with HuffPost absolves the U.S. of responsibility for airstrikes the U.N. says have killed thousands.
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Trump's Military Parade Planned For Veterans Day — Without Tanks
By Idrees Ali, Reuters
The parade will cost taxpayers up to $30 million.
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The Tainted Water Crisis In Upstate New York That Andrew Cuomo Can’t Shake
Alexander C. Kaufman
The City of Newburgh’s desperate bid to eliminate the chemical contaminating its water could radically change the way New York regulates water, and create major problems for the military.
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