Pentagon

Gunshots were fired Tuesday morning near the entrance of the Pentagon, resulting in multiple injuries. The facility, the headquarters of the U.S. military, was temporarily placed on lockdown.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Monday it is sending 5,200 troops to the Southwest border in an extraordinary military operation ordered up just a week before midterm elections in which President Donald Trump has put a sharp focus on Central American migrants moving north in slow-moving caravans that are still hundreds of miles from […]

Dana White, the Pentagon’s top spokeswoman, could be in trouble. White, one of the few high-ranking African-Americans in the Trump administration, works directly for Defense Secretary James Mattis. White is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she ordered them to run  personal errands for […]

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Military troops and other defense personnel at sensitive bases or certain high-risk warzone areas won’t be allowed to use fitness-tracker or cellphone applications that can reveal their location, according to a new Pentagon order. The memo, obtained by The Associated Press, stops short of banning the fitness trackers or other electronic […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said multiple failures are to blame for the Niger ambush that killed four U.S. service members last October, citing insufficient training and preparation as well as the team’s deliberate decision to go after a high-level Islamic State group insurgent without proper command approval. A report summary released Thursday includes recommendations […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of complaints filed against senior military and defense officials has increased over the past several years, but more cases are being rejected as not credible and fewer officers are being found guilty of misconduct, according to data from Defense Department investigators. Overall, there were 803 complaints filed in the fiscal […]

Thursday's decision follows two other major milestones for LGBTQ with regards to the military – in 2011, the "don't ask don't tell" policy was expelled, and in 2015, the Pentagon expanded the Defense Department's equal opportunity program.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is looking for a few good computer hackers. Screened high-tech specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department’s public Internet pages in a pilot program aimed at finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities. According to the Pentagon, it is the first time the federal government has undertaken […]

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — An Army staff sergeant has admitted shooting his wife and three police officers who showed up at his front door, including a rookie officer working her first shift who died from her wounds, according to court records. Ronald Hamilton, 32, of Woodbridge, is charged with capital murder in Officer Ashley Guindon’s […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon’s current regulations banning transgender individuals from serving in the military are outdated, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday, ordering a six-month study aimed at formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service. Carter said he is creating a working group that will review the policies […]

Fusion.net has uncovered a startling bi-product of the militarization of America’s police departments, scores of military-issued weapons have been reported missing. The Pentagon’s program that equips local and…

Jasmine Sanders reports that the Pentagon is dedicating $40 million for the creation of brain implants for war veterans. Get “The D.L. Hughley Show” Delivered To You! Listen to the latest Jazzy Report in the audio player below to hear this entire story, as well as to find out which fruit can help boost a woman’s sex […]