U.S. Military

Purported spy balloon prompts hot air from pundits and politicians
Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder
To shoot or not to shoot?

Purported spy balloon prompts hot air from pundits and politicians

Pentagon ends its COVID vaccine mandate
 A soldier receives a COVID-19 vaccine from Army Preventative Medical Services  in Fort Knox, Kentucky.
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Pentagon ends its COVID vaccine mandate

Chinese fighter jet nearly collides with Air Force plane in interception attempt
Chinese J-11 fighter jet
Close encounters

Chinese fighter jet nearly collides with Air Force plane in interception attempt

Pentagon hid civilian casualties in American warzones, Congress says
The Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.
Defense in Trouble

Pentagon hid civilian casualties in American warzones, Congress says

Who is Paul Whelan?
Paul Whelan.
Briefing

Who is Paul Whelan?

Military COVID vaccine mandates return as a political battleground
Soldiers getting vaccinated
Briefing

Military COVID vaccine mandates return as a political battleground

Suspect pleads guilty in connection with 2020 murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen
vanessa guillen mural
justice for vanessa

Suspect pleads guilty in connection with 2020 murder of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen

Ash Carter, Obama's final defense secretary, dead at 68
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.
Rest in Peace

Ash Carter, Obama's final defense secretary, dead at 68

Interpol captures U.S. fugitive 'Fat Leonard' Francis in Venezuela
Leonard Francis
Fat Leonard scandal

Interpol captures U.S. fugitive 'Fat Leonard' Francis in Venezuela

'Fat Leonard' Francis, center of U.S. Navy scandal, escapes house arrest
Leonard Francis
Fat Leonard scandal

'Fat Leonard' Francis, center of U.S. Navy scandal, escapes house arrest

Milley warns Chinese military is becoming 'noticeably more aggressive'
Gen. Mark Milley.
listen up

Milley warns Chinese military is becoming 'noticeably more aggressive'

U.S. is sending Ukraine more long-range HIMARS rocket systems
Ukrainian forces fire HIMARS rockets
Arsenal of Democracy

U.S. is sending Ukraine more long-range HIMARS rocket systems

20 nations sending Ukraine newer, more high-tech weapons, Pentagon says
Lloyd Austin
The big guns

20 nations sending Ukraine newer, more high-tech weapons, Pentagon says

Is the U.S. losing the hypersonic missile race?
A missile.
Briefing

Is the U.S. losing the hypersonic missile race?