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Sexual allegations against Pentagon staff increased by 13 percent: Report

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
Sexual allegations against Pentagon staff increased by 13 percent: Report

A file photo of US military forces (Reuters) The number of sexual and other misconduct allegations targeting senior Pentagon officials has increased over the past several years, a new report says. A report conducted by the Pentagon’s inspector general has found that “there was a 13 percent increase in complaints […]

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Pentagon data contradicts US President Donald Trump’s claims about contacting families of all fallen soldiers

October 21, 2017 5:41 pm
Pentagon data contradicts US President Donald Trump’s claims about contacting families of all fallen soldiers

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 18, 2017. (Photo by AFP) An exchange of emails between the White House and the Pentagon has revealed the fact that not only had US President Donald Trump not […]

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Pentagon still preparing for global warming despite US President Donald Trump’s order to stop

September 13, 2017 2:18 am
Pentagon still preparing for global warming despite US President Donald Trump’s order to stop

A US marine looks out the back of a CH-53E Super Stallion to deliver essential emergency care items to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, September 10. (Photo via Military Times) The Pentagon continues to take measures for protection of its bases against impacts of global warming although US President Donald […]

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Pentagon says North Koreans ‘continue to learn’ by each launch

August 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Pentagon says North Koreans ‘continue to learn’ by each launch

This undated picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 23, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) visiting the Chemical Material Institute of the Academy of Defense Science at an undisclosed location. (AFP PHOTO/KCNA VIA KNS) Although the latest missile test by North […]

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Pentagon hires Boeing, Northrop Grumman for nuke missile project

August 22, 2017 10:30 pm
Pentagon hires Boeing, Northrop Grumman for nuke missile project

Two missile maintenance crewmen perform an electrical check on an LGM-30F Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile in its silo, January 1, 1980. (USAF photo) The Pentagon has hired Boeing and Northrop Grumman to develop a replacement for the US Air Force’s arsenal of ageing Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) […]

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US, South Korea discuss ‘military’ response to North Korea: Pentagon

July 28, 2017 8:35 pm
US, South Korea discuss ‘military’ response to North Korea: Pentagon

The intercontinental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea. (Photo by AFP) The United States and South Korea have discussed “military” options in response to North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the Pentagon says. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis confirmed Friday […]

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US Secretary of Defense James Mattis blasts Pentagon for buying camouflage useless in Afghanistan

July 25, 2017 2:11 pm
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis blasts Pentagon for buying camouflage useless in Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary James Mattis (Photo by AFP) US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has blasted the Pentagon for wasting millions of dollars on getting the wrong camouflage uniforms for Afghan soldiers. According to a Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) report from last month, the Pentagon started purchasing […]

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Leader of Daesh’s Afghanistan branch dead: Pentagon

July 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Leader of Daesh’s Afghanistan branch dead: Pentagon

A US airman guides a US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone as it taxis to the runway at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, March 9, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) The Pentagon says the leader of the Daesh (ISIS) group’s Afghanistan branch has been killed in a US raid in the northeastern province […]

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About 600 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria: Pentagon

July 7, 2017 10:30 pm
About 600 civilians killed in US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria: Pentagon

An Iraqi child gazes as he sits for a rest, while fleeing from the Old City of Mosul on July 5, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Pentagon says the US-led coalition airstrikes against purported Daesh targets in Syria and Iraq have killed over 600 civilians since 2014. The US Department […]

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Pentagon to take back weapons from Syrian Kurds after Daesh routed, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis tells Turkey

June 22, 2017 10:30 pm
Pentagon to take back weapons from Syrian Kurds after Daesh routed, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis tells Turkey

A fighter from the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) cleans his rifle during a training exercise in the northeastern Syrian Kurdish town of Derik, known as al-Malikiyah in Arabic, on June 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has told Turkey that the Pentagon will take back […]

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