New Defense Secretary Says Transgenders Should Be Allowed In The Military

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Ashton Carter Expected To Be Nominated For U.S. Defense Secretary

‘I’m very open-minded’

Ash Carter Sworn In As 25th Secretary Of Defense, FOURTH Under Obama

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Defense Secretary

Obama has gone through four DOD secretaries in six years

The Army Has Plans To Make It Harder To Discharge Transgender Soldiers

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
Chelsea Manning

‘Everyone agrees [it’s] long overdue’

ACLU Slaps Department Of Defense With A Lawsuit For Discrimination

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Military

ACLU says more women means less sexual assault

Hagel: The White House Pressured Me To Release Gitmo Prisoners

Politics | Chuck Ross

‘I’ve been in this town a long time’

Bulging Pentagon Has No Idea How Many Civilian Workers It Needs, Still Wants To Slash Military

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel listens during his testimony at the House Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘Something is clearly wrong’

Obama Admin Strangles Military Pay While Demanding Minimum Wage Increases

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett

‘That’s not fair’

Military Reform Aims To Slash Pay For New Troops

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett

Sorry, we can’t afford you

Ashton Carter's Caucasus Challenge: Azerbaijan Needs Reassurance, Steadiness In Washington

Opinion | Alex Vatanka
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The new Pentagon chief can’t take Azerbaijani commitments and contributions for granted.

Terrorists Attack Paris, DOD Pushes For Faster Guantanamo Closure

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
CIA Told To Hand Over Torture Accounts

Will Congress put up with this?

Putin's Delight: Obama's Pentagon Closes FIFTEEN European Bases

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gives a thumbs-up to the flight crew of a C-17 aircraft at the end of his quick visit to Ulaanbaatar

It’s what Congress always wanted

1,000 DOD Employees Focus Exclusively On Sexual Assault All Day

Daily Caller News Foundation | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Army General Odierno and Secretary of Defense Hagel listen as President Obama speaks to the media after a meeting on sexual assault in the military at the White House in Washington

See why lawyers are concerned

Whatever Ashton Carters Views On War Are, He Should Stick To The Pentagon Budget

Opinion | Christopher Preble
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Uniformed personnel are harder to dismiss, and often less prone to politically-driven action.

Woodward On Hagel: Obama 'In A Tight Spot,' Needs 'Authority Figure' For Defense Secretary

Politics | Al Weaver

‘He doesn’t like war. Obama doesn’t like war, but he’s declared one essentially’

Hagel Dismissed, But Not Missed, As Iran Talks Crumble

Opinion | Ken Blackwell & Robert Morrison
U.S. Secretary of Defense Hagel participates in the Washington Ideas Forum, in Washington

What is needed in Iran is what Reagan sought with the Soviets — peace through strength.

Former Obama Official: 'Unfair' To Make Hagel The Fall Guy For Obama's Decisions

Politics | Alex Griswold

‘I think he thought he was doing what the administration wanted…’

DOD: The Real Fight Is... Global Warming?

Opinion | H. Sterling Burnett
Defense Secretary Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Dempsey hold a press briefing at the Pentagon

If a few degrees of temperature or more rain are a security risk, someone should be fired.

ISIS Gloats Over Hagel Resignation On Social Media

Daily Caller News Foundation | Ivan Plis
U.S. President Obama embraces Defense Secretary Hagel after announcing Hagel's resignation at the White House in Washington

Takes credit for ousting U.S. defense secretary