Pentagon pays the bill for service member's gender-reassignment surgeryThe surgery was done Tuesday in a private hospital and was paid for by the military's health coverage because the doctor deemed it was medically necessary.
Pentagon: Probe of Niger killings likely to come in JanuaryThe Pentagon said Army officials contacted the families this week to give them an idea of when to expect answers to the many questions that have arisen since the soldiers were killed in an ambush Oct. 4.
US could have almost 16,000 troops in Afghanistan next yearAt least 15,000 U.S. forces are in Afghanistan, after President Donald Trump decided to send about 3,800 troops to the country this fall.
Pentagon has known of crime reporting lapses for 20 yearsThe National Instant Criminal Background Check System had only one Pentagon entry for domestic violence convictions as of Dec. 31, 2016.
Nebraska's Air Force base pushes to stay open amid closuresOffutt Air Force Base is using construction projects as an attempt to stay off any future base closure list.
The Pentagon just got an unprecedented budget increaseThe House has passed a sweeping $1.2 trillion spending bill for the Pentagon.
Folded American flag bears witness to Sept. 11 attackA common item in military offices and households, the flag is also symbolic of what happened to the country that day.
Mattis assembling panel to discuss transgender troopsPanel members will bring mature experience, most notably in combat and deployed operations, and seasoned judgment to this task.
The Pentagon explains its consideration policy for veterans requesting upgrades to dischargesThe "liberal consideration" policy tries to ease the burden on veterans and give them a fair chance at upgrading their discharge.
The Pentagon just threw $17 million at laser technologyThe laser weapons systems are small and portable and would be more economic for the military to operate.
The military is still scrambling for a transgender policy after Trump tweetsA team of military lawyers has been pulled together to deal with the matter.
It looks like North Korea just launched another ballistic missileThe latest missile launch is the 14th brazen test carried out by the rogue regime so far this year.

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