U.S. officials said the location can only be pinpointed within hours of reentry, but other experts said the impact will be minimal.
The nation's top general said he's dropping his opposition to a proposal to take decisions on sexual assault prosecution out of the hands of military commanders.
The plane, featuring the largest wingspan ever seen on an aircraft, took off from a spaceport in the Mojave Desert, for a flight lasting more than three hours.
Fears have grown that the vessel may have sunk below its collapse depth, making it vulnerable to implosion, and that oxygen supplies may run out as early as Saturday morning.
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The Department of Defense said that the use of the basis will neither impede military readiness nor will involve any military oversight of the children.
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The report outlines alcohol-related allegations during two presidential trips in 2014 and 2016.
Although the Department of Defense has not instituted a COVID-19 vaccine requirement, eligible personnel are encouraged to receive them.
Dr. Kathleen Hicks appears set for an easy and quick Senate confirmation
Top uniformed officials at the Defense Department released a memorandum underscoring military personnel's pledges to protect "the Constitutional process" ahead of Inauguration Day.
The commission has just under two years to analyze which Department of Defense bases, buildings and equipment need renaming and to suggest new names based on input from local communities.
After President Trump claimed he directed the National Guard for immediate deployment after the Capitol Building raid, several reports point to Vice President Pence as the lead White House orchestrater.
"Yesterday's violence at the Capitol was reprehensible and contrary to the tenets of the United States Constitution," Acting Secretary of Defense Chris Miller said in a statement.
The initial delivery of the Pfizer orders for the vaccine will be completed by Wednesday, according to the Department of Defense.
President-elect Joe Biden has made an inspired choice in selecting retired general Lloyd Austin to be secretary of defense in his administration.
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Thomas McCaffery said that members of the DoD could be vaccinated within two days of the vaccine's approval for use.
Facing bipartisan pushback, President-elect Joe Biden has set out to defend his pick for defense secretary, describing the retired four-star general as a "leader of extraordinary character, courage, experience and accomplishment" more than a month out from a potentially contentious U.S. Senate confirmation fight.
While Lloyd Austin—President-elect Joe Biden's pick for defense secretary—could face bipartisan opposition on Capitol Hill, Beijing appears to view the retired general as a positive cabinet choice.
Democrats expressed misgivings about starting a tradition of confirming a defense secretary who is a recently retired service member, as the top Pentagon post is intended for a civilian.
The rule about the waiver was established over fears that a former general might be too familiar with soldiers still in active duty.
"While a change in force posture, this action is not a change in U.S. policy," read a Friday statement from the Department of Defense.
Republicans and Democrats in Congress have agreed to a version of an annual defense funding bill that does not include a repeal of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which provides protections for social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to moderate their content.
No one in the array of voices Newsweek heard from challenged Lloyd Austin's record but worried if President Donald Trump's choice to seek a waiver for James Mattis set a precedent threatening civilian-military separation.
With only 61 days left until Inauguration Day, it's unlikely that President Donald Trump will fill these 24 positions with Senate-approved appointees.
Mark Milley also said servicemembers did not take an oath to "a king or queen, or tyrant or dictator."
The former national security adviser also said Trump's decision to fire Mark Esper was "utterly unjustified."