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2 Sep 2018
The U.S. military says it has made a final decision to cancel $300 million in aid to Pakistan that had been suspended over Islamabad’s perceived failure to take decisive action against militants, in a new blow to deteriorating ties.
24 Mar 2018
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Friday (March 23) that bans most transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, but gives the armed forces some latitude in implementing policies.
20 Jan 2018
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said that the U.S. military's competitive edge has eroded "in every domain of warfare" and blamed that partly on spending caps and congressional budget dysfunction.
14 Jan 2018
U.S. military’s Pacific Command says ballistic missile warning sent in error to Hawaii.
27 Aug 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Friday that directs the U.S. military not to accept transgender men and women as recruits and halts the use of government funds for sex-reassignment surgeries for active personnel unless the process is already underway.
19 May 2017
Two Chinese aircraft carry out what the U.S. military describes an "unprofessional" intercept of an American plane meant to detect radiation while it flew in international airspace.
7 May 2017
Pope Francis on Saturday criticised the naming of the U.S. military's biggest non-nuclear explosive as "the Mother of All Bombs", saying the word "mother" should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon.
26 Apr 2017
The U.S. military began moving parts of its controversial THAAD anti-missile system to a deployment site in South Korea amid tension over the North's nuclear program.
8 Apr 2017
Bloomberg’s Henry Meyer reports on U.S. military strikes in Syria and what it means for Russia-U.S. relations. He speaks with Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets."

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