The Pentagon established a "rumor control" website to beat down three myths: that the U.S. military has federalized the National Guard, that it was instituting a mandatory national lockdown, and that it was implementing martial law.
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper enacted the 60-day stop order which will not impact the negoatiated drawdown of troops from Afghanistan.
Officials says the COVID-19 pandemic won't affect nuclear preparedness, but military exercises and deployments are being scaled down and canceled, and plans are being put in place to sustain essential operations.
What if all the Constitutional successors are incapacitated? Standby orders were issued more than three weeks ago to protect Washington and also prepare for the possibility of some form of martial law.
Air Force Brigadier General Paul Friedrichs told reporters the Pentagon was trying to avoid "over-promising" regarding what assistance it can offer.
A new report says officials failed to adequately track and store hundreds of millions of dollars worth of weapons sent to support U.S. allies.
The two officers were part of a group of U.S. personnel from the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group and members of the allied Afghan Special Operations Forces.
Rep. Seth Moulton said he walked out of Trump's address when the president began talking about his support for the U.S. military.
Britain's withdrawal from the EU means American industry and military will lose a key ally and advocate within European defense structures.
Special operation forces recovered two sets of remains from the wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Taliban-held territory of Afghanistan, Newsweek has learned.
"The crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire," said U.S. Army Colonel Sonny Leggett, a spokesman for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.
U.S. Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois, the Navy's largest training installation, is on lockdown. U.S. military officials said they are looking for a someone who entered the base without authorization.
According to the book, Trump called his top military advisers "losers" who "don't know how to win anymore."
Exclusive: Now that the U.S. has deployed a new nuclear weapon, the options presented to President Trump to respond to Tehran will automatically include a nuclear option.
American and Iraqi officials reported a battle damage assessment Wednesday after Iran launched 22 ballistic missiles against the U.S. military and coalition forces housed at two bases in Iraq.
In the wake of several high profile incidents within the elite U.S. Navy SEAL community, Newsweek found a startling disconnect between what the teams' service members reported and what seems to have been true.
Defense Department documents about the U.S. southern border have historically been unclassified. That's changed now.
A bipartisan effort to repeal the so-called "military widow's tax" appears to be headed for success after it was included as a provision of the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.
Veterans and Gold Star families responded with anger and frustration to a report in The Washington Post which details how presidents, politicians and Pentagon officials misled the American public about the war effort.
U.S. military and intelligence personnel told Newsweek that Iran and its allies have been increasingly conducting reconnaissance and gathering intelligence near U.S. positions, raising major concerns.
Lawmakers hear "daily complaints" and five servicemember families have filed suit, as a new government report shows a failure of oversight.
In an interview for ABC News, former military officers weighed in on Trump firing Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.
As a public dispute plays out between President Donald Trump and senior Pentagon leadership over the fate of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, a retired Marine officer's organization says there are other cases that Trump should weigh in on.
A U.S. military veterans advocate criticized President Donald Trump for alleged meddling in military disciplinary affairs.
The Defense Department identified two "heroic" U.S. Army soldiers killed after their helicopter crashed while supporting ground operations in eastern Afghanistan.
Two U.S. service members were killed in a helicopter crash on Wednesday in Afghanistan, however, preliminary reports do not indicate it was caused by enemy fire.
"[They're] asked to bear the responsibility of a hundred percent of [the country's] safety," said actor and former U.S. Marine Adam Driver. "What better community to arm with the new means of self-expression than the men and women of our armed forces and the family that supports them?"
Veterans can enjoy free admission to various museums, tours, parks and zoos.