The measure is by far the Defense Department’s most sweeping to date and will affect forces around the world.
The US Department of Defense said Thursday it wants to reconsider its decision to award a multibillion-dollar military cloud computing contract to Microsoft.
John Rood, the undersecretary of defence for policy, will step down from the Pentagon’s No. 3 job at the end of the month, the Department of Defense said.
The number of US troops injured by an Iranian missile strike in Iraq this month has risen to 50, according to new figures released by the Pentagon on Tuesday.
"While the cause of crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire," Afghanistan US Forces spokesman Colonel Sonny Leggett said.
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Sunday said he did not see specific evidence from intelligence officials that Iran was planning to attack four U.S. embassies, an assertion made by President Donald Trump in justifying the killing of Iran’s top general.
“We are going to support the Department of Defense, this country is important,” Bezos said at an annual defense forum at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing U.S. troops in the country and to maintain an intelligence-sharing pact with its other Asian ally, Japan, that Seoul is about to let lapse.
A senior US defense official clarified that the situation was still fluid and plans could change.
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper authorized the deployment of two more Patriot missile batteries, one THAAD ballistic missile interception system, two fighter squadrons and one air expeditionary wing