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‘The situation is extreme. Fix it’: Shanahan, McAleenan reveal Trump’s command on border crisis

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told “Fox & Friends” Tuesday that President Trump demanded “better results” at the southern border during a recent meeting. Continue reading

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Patrick Shanahan says he appreciates Trump’s executive experience: ‘focused on outcomes and results’

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told Fox News about why he likes working for President Trump in a “Fox & Friends” exclusive interview set to air Monday and Tuesday. Continue reading

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Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5B for wall along US-Mexico border

The Pentagon has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.5 billion to build 80 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News Friday. Continue reading

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US Navy sub test-launches missile, following North Korea test of its own

The U.S. Navy launched an unarmed ballistic missile off the coast of Florida on Thursday hours after North Korea fired two short-ranged missiles, the second weapons launch in five days. Continue reading

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WATCH: First B-52 bombers depart for Middle East to deter Iran

The bombers departed Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana Tuesday en route to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. Continue reading

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Trump pardons ex-Army lieutenant convicted of killing suspected Al Qaeda terrorist in 2009

President Trump has pardoned a former Army lieutenant who was convicted in 2009 of killing an Iraqi prisoner suspected of being a member of Al Qaeda. Continue reading

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Dying US solider fighting for the right to sue military over medical malpractice

Sgt. 1st Class Richard Stayskal survived three combat deployments to Iraq and even an enemy bullet through the chest. But now the Purple Heart recipient is facing the toughest battle of his life: the right to sue the U.S. government for medical malprac… Continue reading

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Pentagon disputes Biden’s assessment of China, says country is a ‘strategic competitor’

A top Pentagon official on Friday disagreed with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s claim on the campaign trail that China isn’t really a competitor of the United States. Continue reading

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Chinese forces are expanding to ‘contest US military superiority,’ Pentagon says

The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland China, according to a new report released Thursday afternoon. Continue reading

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Military sexual assaults rise by 44% among females in ranks: Pentagon report

Military sexual assaults reported by its female members rose by 44 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to a new Pentagon report released Thursday. Continue reading

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Hundreds more troops heading to Southwest border, Pentagon announces

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a Department of Homeland Security request to send approximately 320 troops to provide additional support along the U.S.-Mexico border. Continue reading

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U.S. military to provide free medical care, training to Puerto Rico

While the issue of federal funding for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico remains a point of Washington contention – with efforts to pass further aid packages failing to move through the Senate and President Trump continuing to lash out at the U.S. island’s… Continue reading

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Pentagon stops deliveries of F-35 parts, manuals to Turkey over purchase of Russian air defense system

The Department of Defense announced Monday that it had “suspended” deliveries of F-35 fighter jet parts and manuals to Turkey over the Middle Eastern country’s decision to purchase a Russian air defense system over Washington’s objection. Continue reading

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