The defense department in August announced that it would begin requiring all members of the military — including National Guard and Reserves — to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
A senior US defence official said that the Pentagon will focus on building up bases in Guam and Australia to better prepare the US military to counter China.
Former US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has sued the Defence Department accusing Pentagon officials of blocking parts of his memoir.
Amid row over Pentagon-mentioned village within Arunachal, second illegal Chinese enclave found near LAC
This village in the Shi-Yomi district lies 93 km east of another China-constructed village in Arunachal Pradesh. Satellite images show the village did not exist till 2019.
A new toolkit has been that will help leaders identify service members who are struggling and connect them to resources and support programs.
In its recent report, the US Department of Defence said China built a large 100-home civilian village inside disputed territory between its Tibet Autonomous Region and India's Arunachal Pradesh.
The Pentagon regularly reports to the Congress on the India-Chinese military standoff in eastern Ladakh.
The review, done by Air Force Lt.Gen. Sami Said, found there were some breakdowns in communications and in the process of identifying and confirming the target of the bombing.
Colin H Kahl, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee during a hearing on Afghanistan, South and Central Asia Security.
The official largely confirmed a Wall Street Journal report which said the training has been going on for at least a year, amid China's rising verbal threats against the island ally of the US.
India, US and several other world powers have been talking about the need to ensure a free, open and thriving Indo-Pacific in the backdrop of China's rising military manoeuvring in the Indo-Pacific.
Speaking alongside Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Austin also questioned decisions made over the 20-year course of the US war in Afghanistan.
Republicans in particular have intensified their attacks on President Joe Biden’s decision to pull all troops out of Afghanistan by Aug. 30, saying it left the U.S. more vulnerable to terrorism.
Sorry is not enough: Afghan survivors of US drone strike demand punishment to personnel who launched hellfire on children
McKenzie apologized for the error and said the United States is considering making reparation payments to the family of the victims.
Three cases of measles were diagnosed among Afghans arriving at Dulles International Airport in Virginia, one at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin and one at Fort Pickett in Virginia.