(Breitbart) On Wednesday, President Obama added another prestigious medal to his Nobel Prize collection when he had Defense Secretary Ash Carter award him with the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public ...

President Barack Obama bid farewell to the Armed Forces during a ceremony on Wednesday. Obama commended Defense Secretary Ash Carter, General Joseph Dunford, General Paul Selva, Vice President Joe Biden and the members ...

Calls for Congress to create an independent, bipartisan commission tasked with investigating claims surrounding Russia’s purported interference in last year’s White House race gained support this week from a ...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is doubling down on her opposition to granting retired Gen. James Mattis a waiver to become Defense secretary after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to lead the ...

WASHINGTON — For a new Congress, there were a lot of familiar faces on Tuesday at the Capitol. Leon E. Panetta, former head of the Central Intelligence Agency, defense secretary and House member, was on hand to ...

1. Will all of Trump’s nominees be confirmed? And if not, who gets rejected? On the whole, a new president’s Cabinet picks have been overwhelmingly confirmed: in the last four decades, just five Cabinet secretary ...

When former Sen. John Tower was narrowly rejected by the U.S. Senate to become President George H.W. Bush’s defense secretary, the 1989 decision marked only the ninth Cabinet nomination in history to be blocked by ...

Japan and the United States have reached a crucial deal on the status of Pentagon’s civilian workers stationed in Okinawa, the US defense secretary announced. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The new deal, which comes half a ...

U.S. Special Operations Command will take a new, leading role coordinating the Pentagon’s effort to counter weapons of mass destruction, reinvigorating a long-running debate about how the U.S. military should handle ...

Bob Gates has worked in senior national security positions for the past five presidents, Republican and Democratic. So it’s noteworthy — and to me, encouraging — that he is advising President-elect Donald Trump, ...

President-elect Donald Trump's band of billionaires keeps growing. The latest addition to his team of ultra-rich administration officials is Vincent Viola, a New York businessman and NHL owner who was announced Monday ...

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President-elect Donald Trump on Monday tapped another billionaire businessman for an administration job, naming Army veteran and fellow New Yorker Vincent Viola to be his secretary of the Army. ...

As each Cabinet announcement draws fresh criticism of the wealth, connections or opinions of Donald Trump's latest appointees, many Americans who voted for him say the president-elect is doing what he promised to do: ...

The British government has issued an internal report confirming media reports that UK-made cluster munitions could have been used by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, The Guardian reported Monday, citing sources. ...

US Secretary of State John Kerry has praised Donald Trump’s “thoughtful” picks for his incoming cabinet, speaking highly of some of the Republican president-elect's more controversial nominations. In an interview ...

As each Cabinet announcement draws fresh criticism of the wealth, connections or opinions of Donald Trump's latest appointees, many Americans who voted for him say the president-elect is doing what he promised to do: ...

The U.S. and the United Kingdom have offered vastly different estimates of the number of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters killed since the international coalition began bombing the group in 2014, ...

The United Kingdom will continue to provide training for the Ukrainian military until early 2018, according to UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The United Kingdom will continue to provide ...

The British government has announced that it is extending the ongoing training program for Ukrainian troops in the face of a “more belligerent Russia.” The training would continue for at least another year as the ...

The United States Navy has 10 Nimitz-class aircraft carriers, eight Wasp-class amphibious assault ships, one America-class amphib ship. Each of these can launch the new F-35 Lightning II, whether in catapult-assisted C ...