War On Terror: $1.5 Trillion And Counting

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Screenshot George W Bush (CNN: Oct 19, 2017)

90 percent of total funds spent

The Pentagon Is About To Force Contractors To 'Buy American'

US | Thomas Phippen
The littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Little Rock (LCS 9) is launched into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisc. (Photo: U.S. Navy photo/Released)

‘This is an area where the president’s hand is very strong’

The Pentagon Says It Will Be Ready For An Audit By September

US | Thomas Phippen
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis gestures to the media at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Broken accounting system’

The US Military Has A Whole List Of EPA Rules They Want To Get Rid Of

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis gestures during a press briefing on the campaign to defeat ISIS at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., May 19, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘Excess spending and waste’

Mattis To Meet With Defense Companies About Buying Weapons

US | Thomas Phippen
An U.S. Navy picture shows what appears to be two Russian Sukhoi SU-24 attack aircraft flying over the U.S. guided missile destroyer USS Donald Cook in the Baltic Sea in this picture taken April 12, 2016 and released April 13, 2016. Two Russian warplanes with no visible weaponry flew near the destroyer in what one U.S. official described as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory. REUTERS/US Navy/Handout via Reuters

There are $210 billion worth of contracts set to expire this year

'TERRIFIC' -- Former Defense Sec. Bob Gates Heaps Praise On Trump For Nominating 'Mad Dog' Mattis

Politics | Christian Datoc
Donald Trump, James Mattis (Getty Images)

‘I told him I thought his selection was…’

Mad Dog In Da House! Trump Taps Mattis For Secretary Of Defense

Politics | Christian Datoc
Donald Trump, James Mattis, Mike Pence (Getty Images)

Fifth major cabinet position the Trump team has filled in four days

This Pentagon Board Meets Once A Year To Review Porn

World | Jacob Bojesson
Pornhub sees dip in traffic during debate. (Photo credit: Shutterstock)

Secret meetings since 1998

Russian Leaders Strangely Terrified Obama Might Nuke Them

World | Russ Read
A nuclear bomb detonates on the ocean. Source: Shutterstock/Romolo Tavani

‘It is not only their over-the-top Russophobia’

US Army Fuel Smuggling Ring Likely Helped Fund The Taliban Insurgency

World | Russ Read
A member of the Taliban insurgent and other people stand at the site during the execution of three men in Ghazni Province April 18, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Almost all fuel theft in Afghanistan involves US military and civilian personnel

Fort Bliss Is Now Home To Almost 500 Illegal Immigrant Kids

US | JP Carroll
A boy looks at a fence that is part of a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Sunland Park, U.S. opposite the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez

Each kid costs taxpayers $750 per day

DOD Is Leasing Land To Green Energy Companies FOR FREE

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Obama inspects solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas

‘DOD received little or no financial compensation’

Trump Outlines Plan To Make America's Military Great Again

Defense | Russ Read
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the Union League of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘We will make America strong again, we will make America safe again and we will make America great again’

Trump: 'Only Thing We've Learned From Hillary' Is How Vulnerable We Are To Cyber Attacks

Elections | Christian Datoc

‘A new threat, a new problem, very expensive,’

Billions Over Budget and Two Years Late, Navy Ship Still Not Ready

US | Thomas Phippen
US Vice President Dick Cheney looks at a scale model of the new US Navy aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford Photo: AFP / / REUTERS / Jason Reed

‘…It was clearly premature to include so many unproven technologies’

Pentagon Tester Says F-35 'Not On A Path Toward Success'

National Security | Thomas Phippen
The F-35B made its first transatlantic flight June 29, 2016. Three F-35’s flew from MCAS Beaufort in South Carolina and landed at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, England. They were assisted by two KC-10’s, and refueled 15 times over the Atlantic. Photo:U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Brian Burdett

‘…but instead on a path toward failing to deliver’

Pentagon Warns Russia And Syria: Stay Away From Our Troops, Or Else

National Security | Russ Read
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet takes off from the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this file handout photograph released by Russia's Defence Ministry October 22, 2015. REUTERS/Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation/Handout via Reuters/Files

‘We, again, would advise them to steer clear in areas where we are operating’