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Special Inspector General for Afghanistan John Sopko

Fate of Afghanistan Hinges on Donor Funds, Watchdog Warns

Inspector general’s "high-risk" report urges planning for major future expenditures.

Patrick Shanahan’s Endless Limbo

He’s still a contender for the top job at the Department of Defense. But the more he’s in the public eye, the more his obstacles mount.

Contracted employees of the Environmental Restoration, LLC company deploy a spill containment boom around the Offutt Air Force Base fuel storage area as a precautionary measure March 18, 2019 following flooding of the southeast portion of the base.

Air Force: We Need $5 Billion To Fix Weather-Damaged Bases

Without the cash, service says it will cut pilot training, ground planes, stop other base construction projects.

Comptroller and acting Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist prepares to testify before the House Armed Services Committee.

Pentagon Begins Moving Border Wall Money Despite House Objection

Acting deputy Norquist cites authorities while defending spending request and audit.

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.

Patrick Shanahan Says ‘Of Course’ He Wants to Be Defense Secretary

Under increasing scrutiny, the acting secretary — and his allies — make the case for President Trump to nominate him.

U.S. Air Force cyber security technicians with the 355th Communications Squadron review work orders at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Ariz. in September.

The U.S. Military Is Creating the Future of Employee Monitoring

A new AI-enabled pilot project aims to sense “micro changes” in the behavior of people with top-secret clearances. If it works, it could be the future of corporate HR.

A Joint Light Tactical Vehicle displays its overall capabilities during a live demonstration at the School of Infantry West, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Feb. 27, 2019.

U.S. Army Contradictions Muddy Humvee-Replacement Plan

The service intends to buy 500 fewer JLTVs next year — but will it still buy the total planned 49,000?

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies Wednesday.

Pentagon Watchdog Launches Probe of Acting Defense Chief's Boeing Ties

Shanahan welcomes the investigation pushed by Democrats and transparency group.

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Wednesday.

Space Force’s Projected Size Drifts Upward, Drawing Concern on Capitol Hill

Despite “lean” pledges, aides are skeptical about the size of the proposed branch and the number of generals who will lead it.

Air Force One: New Estimate Bumps Total Cost By Nearly One-Third

The $5.3 billion price tag is the Pentagon’s first public accounting to include the new hangars and various other costs.