The following is Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper’s first message to the U.S. military and Pentagon civilians. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Recruiting young men and women from military families has succeeded in attracting applicants, however doing so questions the services’ long-term ability to attract people from other backgrounds with new talents needed for the future, a panel of personnel experts said Friday. Read More
A Marine was sentenced Friday to four years of confinement after pleading guilty to charges related to his role in the 2017 death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar. Read More
The following is the May 28, 2019 report, Defense Primer: 75th Anniversary of D-Day, June 6, 1944 report from the Congressional Research Service. Read More
The following is the May 20, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Recent Trends in Active-Duty Military Deaths. Read More
The following is The Department of Defense Indo-Pacific Strategy Report, released on June 1, 2019. Read More
A U.S. Navy SEAL pled guilty to charges related to the hazing death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar and was sentenced to one year of confinement.
This post was updated to include a Tweet from Patrick Shanahan about his nomination.
Former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan will be nominated by President Donald J. Trump on Thursday to become the permanent secretary of defense, a position he’s held on an acting basis since the start of the year. Read More
The following is the Department of Defense (DoD) Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military that was released on May 2, 2019 Read More
KUALA LUMPUR — The Pentagon will unveil a new Indo-Pacific strategy at the Shangri-La Dialogue this May, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver told a media roundtable in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last week. Read More