Trump Intends To Nominate Uniontown Native Mark Esper As Defense SecretaryPresident Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Mark Esper to be secretary of defense on Friday, the White House said.
President Trump Observes 17th Anniversary Of Sept. 11 Attacks In ShanksvillePresident Donald Trump marked 17 years since the worst terrorist attack on U.S. soil by visiting the Pennsylvania field that became a Sept. 11 memorial.
U.S. Service Member Killed, Another Injured In AfghanistanA U.S. service member has been killed and another wounded in an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan.
Pentagon Postponing President Trump's Military ParadeThe Department of Defense says the military parade originally scheduled for Veterans Day will be postponed.
Pentagon To Release Details Of Niger Ambush, ResponseThe Pentagon says it's preparing to lay out how an Army Special Forces mission in Niger unfolded last fall and led to a gruesome ambush in which four soldiers died.
Google Employees Demand Company Stop Work On U.S. Military ProjectOver 3,000 employees at Google have signed an open letter to the company's leadership urging them to drop out of the Pentagon's project to equip drones with artificial intelligence.
Transgender People Free To Enlist In US Military From 2018 After Court RulingA federal judge on Monday declined the US government's request to put on hold an order allowing transgender individuals to join the military beginning in January.
Trump Tells Mattis To Indefinitely Ban Transgender RecruitsPresident Donald Trump on Friday directed the Pentagon to extend indefinitely a ban on transgender individuals joining the military, but he appeared to leave open the possibility of allowing some already in uniform to remain.
Pentagon: U.S. Dropped Largest Non-Nuclear Bomb In AfghanistanThe Pentagon says U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped the military's largest non-nuclear bomb on an Islamic State target in Afghanistan.
Trump To Nominate Retired Gen. James Mattis To Lead PentagonPresident-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary, making the announcement at a post-election victory rally in Cincinnati.
Obama Denies Payment To Iran Was Ransom, Dismisses Concerns Of Rigged ElectionPresident Barack Obama vigorously denied on Thursday that a $400 million cash payment to Iran was ransom to secure the release of four Americans jailed in Tehran.
Pentagon Ends Ban On Transgender Troops In MilitaryTransgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
Jamie Dixon To Serve On Leadership Panel At PentagonThe Pentagon will be hosting a panel of seven college basketball coaches to lead a discussion on leadership with approximately 400 service members, and Pitt's Jamie Dixon has been asked to be a part of it.
Pentagon: Most Furloughed Civilians Ordered BackThe Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
Pittsburgh Firefighter Honors 9/11 Victims With Touching Bagpipe PerformanceWe all remember and commemorate 9/11 in our own way.