Pentagon Has To Train 23,000 People About Transgender Recruits Before January 1

US | Jonah Bennett
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a rainbow flag with "LGBTs for TRUMP" written on it at a campaign rally in Greeley

Military recruiters need to know what they’re dealing with

Pentagon To Allow Transgender Recruits

Defense | Jonah Bennett
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a rainbow flag with "LGBTs for TRUMP" written on it at a campaign rally in Greeley

‘Serious irreparable harms’

Lawyers Ask Judge To Deny Gov't Request To Delay Transgender Recruits From Joining

US | Jonah Bennett
Servicemember standing in front of an LGBT flag. Niyazz/Shutterstock.

Lawyers argue a delay would cause irreparable harms.

Pentagon: Troops At War Won't Get Paid If Government Shuts Down

World | Saagar Enjeti
The Pentagon is seen from the air over Washington, DC on August 25, 2013. The 6.5 million sq ft (600,000 sq meter) building serves as the headquarters of the US Department of Defense and was built from 1941 to 1943. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Nobody gets paid’

US Military Snuffs The Lights Out Of Taliban 'Red Unit' Commander [VIDEO]

Video | Jonah Bennett

‘Disrupt the Taliban network, degrade their narcotics trafficking’

Army Coming Up With Strategies To Survive Space Attacks

US | Jonah Bennett
Satellite

‘Our force structure today is built around the assumption that we have GPS and we have satellite communications’

Judge: Pentagon Must Allow Transgender Recruits

Defense | Jonah Bennett
A woman with a rainbow flag lays on grass during the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community rally "VIII St.Petersburg Pride" in St. Petersburg, Russia August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov

Trump administration’s policy is blocked yet again.

Russian Jet Made 'Unsafe Intercept' Of US Spy Plane, Causing Violent Turbulence

World | Jonah Bennett
A mixed flight group of Strizhi (Swifts) on MIG-29 aircrafts and Russkie Vityazi (Russian knights) on Su-30 aircrafts fly over Red Square during the Victory Day military parade general rehearsal in Moscow on May 7, 2017. (Photo: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Did nothing to provoke this Russian behavior’

Pentagon: We Have 26,000 Troops In Iraq, Syria And Afghanistan

Defense | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Soldiers in Iraq

It’s a lot higher than previously thought.

Report: US Troop Deaths From Plane Crashes Up By 130 Percent

Defense | Jonah Bennett
In this U.S. Navy handout, a C-2A Greyhound logistics aircraft assigned to the "Rawhides" of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) on March 7, 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea. The ship and its carrier strike group is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests. Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Gaines/U.S. Navy via Getty Images.

‘Military readiness crisis’

Trump To Sign Defense Bill Calling Climate Change A National Security Threat

Politics | Jonah Bennett
U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One as they depart for Palm Beach, Florida, from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

‘A volatile climate is a serious threat to our readiness’

Watch The US Obliterate A Taliban Narcotics Factory

Video | Jonah Bennett

‘A demonstration of our will to defeat terrorists’

This Is Exactly How Slow At Running The Navy Thinks Women Are

Defense | Jonah Bennett
CHICAGO (July 2, 2017) Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa Klotz, of Team Navy, runs the women's 100-meter dash during the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games. The DoD Warrior Games are an annual event allowing wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to compete in Paralympic-style sports including archery, cycling, field, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and wheelchair basketball. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Patrick Gordon)

‘It’s an effort to raise the bar and develop tough, more qualified sailors’

DOD Sexual Assault Rate Continues To Fall

US | Jonah Bennett
Sexual assault in the workplace. Photographee.eu/Shutterstock.

The prevalence rate has been falling since 2012

US Troops Taught For Years Child Sex Abuse Is 'Culturally Accepted' In Afghanistan

US | Jonah Bennett and Saagar Enjeti
An Afghan boy looks on he stands at the site of a landslide that killed at least 350 people and leaving thousands of others feared dead at the Argo district in Badakhshan,inputted on May 4th, 2014. Farshad Usyan/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Soldiers [were] told to ignore it and drive on’

McCain Threatens Hold On Pentagon Nominees Until He Gets More Info On Army Self-Mutilation Waivers

Politics | Jonah Bennett
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) winks while attending the MLB game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on August 10, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images.

‘Someone who self mutilates, I don’t understand the eligibility there’

Military Readiness Think Tank: Army Should Not Be Giving Waivers To Self-Mutilators

US | Jonah Bennett
Teen girl cutting herself. SpeedKingz/Shutterstock.

‘These and other behaviors have been disqualifying’

Air Force Working '24/7' To Plug FBI Background Check Holes

World | Saagar Enjeti
The Pentagon is seen from the air over Washington, DC on August 25, 2013. The 6.5 million sq ft (600,000 sq meter) building serves as the headquarters of the US Department of Defense and was built from 1941 to 1943. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images.

Kelley murdered 26 parishioners in cold blood

Second US Soldier Killed In Afghanistan In Just About A Week

Defense | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2nd Platoon, B battery 2-8 field artillery, fire a howitzer artillery piece at Seprwan Ghar forward fire base in Panjwai district

‘We remain steadfast in our commitment to the Afghan people’