Defense

Trump Might Get His 355 Ship Navy, But Not For A Long Time

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 29, 2013) The guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200), and the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) participate in a replenishment at sea while the guided-missile destroyers USS Momsen (DDG 92) and USS Preble (DDG 88) are underway in formation. Nimitz and Princeton are currently on a Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael D. Cole/Released)

‘It shall be the policy of the United States’

Navy Apologizes After Its Pilot Drew This In The Skies [PHOTOS]

Defense | Dave Brooks
PACIFIC OCEAN (June 6, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113 breaks the sound barrier during an air power demonstration over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are currently underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Travis K. Mendoza/Released)

‘We are holding the crew accountable’

Cuban Exiles Recount 'Sonic' Torture By Castro Regime

Defense | Will Racke
People show their support for Cuba's Las Damas de Blanco on March 25, 2010 in Miami, Florida. In Cuba last week the Las Damas de Blanco, Ladies in White, who are peaceful dissidents, were attacked by government security forces in Havana. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Parallels to attacks on US diplomats

FACT CHECK: Is US Defense Spending At Near-Historic Lows?

Defense | Kush Desai

Check Your Fact

The USS Ronald Reagan in waters around Okinawa southwest of the Korean peninsula, October 9, 2017. U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/via REUTERS

Annual defense spending has fluctuated significantly since World War II

Department Of Defense Retweets Call For President To Resign

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump looks on following a swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos BarriaU.S. President Donald Trump looks on following a swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘Donald Trump: Resign from the presidency’

US Defense System Has Smacked Down More Than 100 Missiles In Yemen War

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) soldiers take part in a drill to mobilise their Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile unit in response to a recent missile launch by North Korea, at U.S. Air Force Yokota Air Base in Fussa on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan August 29, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato - RC13D7B4E1C0

‘Nobody makes what we make’

First US Soldier Gets Sex Reassignment Surgery On Pentagon's Dime

Defense | Grace Carr
Italian instructors in western Afghanistan have been using the relatively quiet winter to bolster Afghan troops against the Taliban. Under the banner of NATO's Resolute Support mission, Italian forces at Camp Arena in Herat province are racing the coming spring to give their Afghan counterparts a fighting chance. (PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP/AREF KARIMI)

A far cry from Trump’s transgender ban

Senior Obama Official Tells Congress To Let Trump Keep Control Of Nation's Nukes

Defense | Ryan Pickrell
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses members of U.S. military services and Japan Self-Defense Force (JSDF) at U.S. Air Force Yokota Air Base in Fussa, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Japan, November 5, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Doing otherwise could negatively affect US nuclear deterrence

Three Weeks, Another Four Dead ISIS Leaders

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
A pair of Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft fly in formation June, 7, 2014 over Kansas. The aircraft, assigned to the 188th Fighter Wing, Ebbing Air National Guard Base, Fort Smith, Ark., were the final two A-10s to depart Fort Smith as the 188th FW transitions from a fighter mission to an intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance/remotely piloted aircraft mission. (DOD photo/Senior Airman Sierra Dopfel)

Join the ranks of 117 others

Russia Caught Passing Video Game Screenshot As Proof US Is Backing ISIS

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Screenshot/Youtube

Did not even bother to remove all of the text from the promo

Report: Crooked Navy SEALs May Be Behind Murder Of Green Beret

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Section 54 at Arlington National Cemetery, July 29, 2014. US Army Flickr Photo by Melissa Bohan

‘The SEALs reportedly offered to cut Melgar in on the deal’

US Army To Allow 'Self Mutilators' And Other Recruits With History Of Mental Issues

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Berghdal is pictured in handout photo provided by U.S. Army

Part of a major Army drive to increase recruitment

US Celebrates Veterans Day By Obliterating Al-Qaida Terrorist

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
U.S. airmen prepare a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone as it leaves on a mission at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan March 9, 2016. Picture taken March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Josh Smith

Second such strike on the terror group in recent days

Villagers Say US Soldier Was Tied Up And Likely Executed In Niger

Defense | Jonah Bennett
An honor guard carries the coffin of U.S. Army Sergeant La David Johnson, who was among four special forces soldiers killed in Niger, at a graveside service in Hollywood

‘The back of his head was a mess, as if they had hit him with something hard, like a hammer’

Marine Drill Instructor Who Ordered Recruit Into Industrial Dryer Heads To Jail For 10 Years

Defense | Jonah Bennett
Marine Recruits Endure Basic Training On Parris Island

‘There’s no training value in that — that’s a hate crime’

US Lays Waste To 'Several' Al-Qaida Militants

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
An A-10 Thunderbolt II takes off at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, Sept. 25, 2012. The A-10’s capabilities allow it to conduct operations in locations in and out of front line combat. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Raymond Geoffroy)

Responsible for one of the largest suicide truck bombings

FBI Agent Reportedly Gets Drunk With Random Woman. That's When Things Went South

Defense | David Hookstead
FBI Logo (Credit: Shutterstock)

Not a great look

Mattis Launches Investigation Into Military Error That Allowed Texas Shooter To Buy Gun

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signs the guest book following a South Korean honor guard ceremony hosted by their South Korean counterparts Minister Song Young-moo and Air Force Gen. Jeong Kyeong-doo during a visit to Seoul, South Korea, Oct. 28, 2017. (DoD photo by US Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)

Kill 26 people in cold blood

REPORT: Terror War Bill Nears $4.5 Trillion Since 9/11

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
An American flag is seen left on a fence outside the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum during ceremonies marking the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York, U.S., September 11, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘War-related spending…’

FBI Records Show Only One Kelley-Like Case Ever Reported By Pentagon

Defense | Saagar Enjeti
(Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Kelley’s domestic violence offense was not entered’