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 Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Defense Department chief James N.  Mattis testify on Capitol Hill on the National Defense Authorization Budget Request in June.

Will Congress Cede Its War-Making Authority to Trump?

A new resolution would finally put many long-running conflicts on a sound legal footing—but would grant the executive branch sweeping powers in the process.

U.S. Navy Calls Off Its Search for Missing Sailors

Their bodies were found inside a flooded compartment in the USS Fitzgerald, which had crashed the day before with a container ship.

Capitol Hill Police officer Nathan Rainey stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

After A Shooting, What Do Security Pros Do Behind Closed Doors?

Wednesday’s attack on a congressional baseball practice will trigger re-evaluations of security posture, and decisions on next steps.

A Boeing C-17 Globemaster III flies over Sicily Drop Zone during the 82nd Airborne Divison's Airborne Review, located on Fort Bragg, N.C., May 25, 2017.

Boeing to Cut 50 Executives, Reorganize Defense Business

Fresh off a move to from St. Louis to Washington, the firm’s defense division says it’s removing a layer of bureaucracy.

Lawmakers Blast DOD's Failing FITARA Score

Pentagon's F+ was the only outright failing grade among CFO Act agencies.

Analysis: Between the Lines of Comey's Testimony

The former FBI director left a number of hints about where the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election could go.

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis prepare to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday June 13, 2017, before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Dunford: Without Better Funding, U.S. Will 'Lose Competitive Advantage' In Just a Few Years

Gen. Dunford, and then Defense Secretary Mattis, deliver a dire warning to House lawmakers.

Homeland Security IG John Roth said that "In 2015, it took 298 days to hire a special agent, and 359 days to hire a uniformed officer."

Homeland Security IG: Secret Service Budget Not Sufficient to Improve Hiring

Low morale, burnout and attrition remain key challenges to the embattled agency.

What Did Mike Pompeo Do?

Reports that Trump asked intelligence chiefs to help shut down the investigation into Michael Flynn raise the question of whether the CIA director was asked to do the same, and how he reacted if he was.

Kelly and Trump attend the Coast Guard graduation ceremony in Connecticut in May

Without Trump’s Stalled Travel Ban, DHS Chief Not ‘Fully Confident’ of U.S. Security

Kelly told lawmakers that terror attacks, like the recent one in London, demonstrate the need for increased vetting of refugees and improved border security.