President Obama’s nomination of Air Force Gen. Paul Selva as vice chairman marks the first time in ten years an airman has been nominated to one of the leadership positions of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
President Obama was expected to nominate Marine Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford as the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The White House was expected to make an announcement soon on a successor to the retiring Army Gen. Martin Dempsey.
The U.S. Air Force general who warned subordinates that praising the A-10 aircraft to lawmakers amounts to “treason” has been fired, the service said.
The Navy plans to put a new ship radar system on both next-generation carriers and amphibious assault ships as a way to reduce costs and increase commonality.
U.S. military leadership has known the Pentagon is falling quickly behind the technological curve and opening itself to new and developing threats.
The U.S. Army’s top officer said service chiefs rather than civilians should play a bigger role in deciding what kinds of weapons the military buys.
The new defense secretary pleaded with Congress Tuesday to back President Obama’s proposed fiscal 2016 defense budget that exceeds spending caps by about $38 billion.
A lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives is calling for a fiscal 2016 defense budget that would exceed spending caps by $50 billion.
The Pentagon is sending about 10,000 M16s and 250 MRAPs to Iraq under a new program to rush the deal through the State Department.
New Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday that President Obama needs policy guidance from a military perspective.
Pentagon leaders would have to again slash funding for annual training across the military unless Capitol Hill blocks sequestration.
Rear Adm. John Kirby announced Wednesday he’s leaving his post as Pentagon press secretary to allow Carter to pick his own chief spokesman.
The Senate approved Ashton Carter Thursday as the next secretary of defense in a vote that saw only five nays.
The chairman of the powerful House Seapower and Projection Forces subcommittee is concerned that current emerging global threats and conflicts will slow down the implementation of the Pentagon’s much-discussed Pacific rebalance.
If Congress adopted recommendations to overhaul the military retirement and health care systems, it would eventually save enough money to buy a new aircraft carrier every year.
The Navy is take commercial oil ships and having them re-engineered for military sea-basing and transport missions across the globe.
The Pentagon is poised to unveil a new collaborative research program in the upcoming 2016 defense budget submission.
Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis took a stance Tuesday against the release or transfer of prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.
Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said that thousands of ISIS fighters have died in U.S. and coalition airstrikes.