The Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, first signed in 2014, allows for US troops to set up temporarily at Philippine military bases to thwart Chinese ambitions.
26 Feb 2022
During his first year in office, former president Donald Trump banned most transgender Americans from joining the US military. Shortly after taking office, his predecessor Joe Biden reversed the policy, prohibiting discrimination against transgender troops. On that very same day, Lieutenant Colonel Bree Fram came out publicly as transgender while in a command position. She is now one of the highest ranking, openly transgender officers in the US military. She joined us on Perspective.
29 Dec 2021
SpaceX launches first rocket for US military
2 Oct 2021
US military leaders defended the end of the war in Afghanistan but called the conflict a "strategic failure." General Mark Milley warned that terrorist groups could reform within 12 months and attack the US.
26 Aug 2021
US military forces facilitate the evacuation of thousands of people from Kabul airport, in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
28 Feb 2020
The guidelines set out ways to ensure soldiers conducting AI-enabled warfare "exercise appropriate levels of judgment and care." But some observers believe the principles may just be "a bit of an ethics-washing project."
15 Apr 2018
The Pentagon said on Saturday (April 14) that U.S. strikes in Syria overnight had successfully hit every target and were aimed to deliver an unambiguous signal to the Syrian government and deter the future use of chemical weapons.