The following is the Dec. 28, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2018. Read More
The following is a Jan. 1 message from acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan to the Department of Defense. Read More
The following is Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis’ Dec. 31, 2018 farewell message to the Department of Defense. Read More
The following is the Dec. 14, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, U.S. Periods of War and Dates of
Recent Conflicts. Read More
The following is the Congressional Research Service report, Defense Authorization and Appropriations Bills: FY1961-FY2019. Read More
The following is the text of Secretary of Defense Jim Maitts’ letter of resignation. Read More
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Jim Mattis, the longest-serving cabinet secretary of the Trump Administration, submitted his resignation on Thursday following the White House announcement the U.S. would withdraw about 2,000 ground troops from Syria and reports of a drawdown in Afghanistan. Read More
The abrupt shuttering of an Army-run secure document-sharing service is grinding to a snail’s pace work done by the Navy’s lawyers, doctors, personnel administrators, law enforcement and even the U.S. Naval Academy Band.