Oct 25, 2021
Congress Faces Decision on Military Justice Overhaul
Lawmakers are poised to finally overhaul the military justice system in an attempt to ease an epidemic of sexual assaults following years of failed Pentagon efforts, though it...
Oct 7, 2021
Military Pay Disruptions Uncertain Amid Debt Ceiling Fight
The president and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are warning that military pay and veterans benefits are at risk in Congress' battle over the debt limit, but experts aren't sure...
Jul 31, 2021
Biden Administration Approves $3.4B Helicopter Sale to Israel
The State Department has approved selling Israel up to 18 CH-53K heavy-lift cargo helicopters in a deal estimated to be worth $3.4 billion, according to a notice released...
Jul 6, 2021
Military Braces for Sea Change on Justice Reform
As lawmakers gear up for defense bill season, it appears all but certain change is coming to the military justice system in an effort to tackle sexual assault. The only question...
Apr 14, 2021
U.S. Sending 500 More Troops to Germany
The Pentagon will add 500 U.S. troops to its presence in Germany, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced Tuesday, reversing the Trump administration’s...
Mar 22, 2021
Battle Heats Up Over Pentagon Spending Plans
Jockeying over defense funding is heating up amid expectations President Biden will request an essentially flat Pentagon budget for next year. This past week, a group of...
Mar 13, 2021
Rep. McCaul Demands Answers After Canceled Troop Vaccinations
A top Republican congressman is demanding answers on the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccination plans after reports of delayed and canceled appointments for U.S. service members...
Mar 10, 2021
Lawmakers Call for ‘Comprehensive’ Approach to Iran
A bipartisan group of 140 House lawmakers is urging the Biden administration to take a “comprehensive” approach to threats posed by Iran beyond just reviving the 2015...
Feb 26, 2021
SASC Chair Expects ‘Some Extension’ of Troops in Afghanistan
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said Wednesday he expects “some extension” of the U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan beyond May, when a deal with the...
Feb 15, 2021
Biden’s Move on Yemen Sparks New Questions
Advocates cheered when President Biden announced an end to U.S. support for offensive military operations in Yemen, but questions are now being raised about what will...
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