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US Marines with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, disembark amphibious assault vehicles during Steel Knight 18 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, December 3, 2017.

China and Russia are the focus of the US’ first new National Defense Strategy in a decade

Secretary Mattis made clear that US Military will "reclaim an era of strategic purpose," and identified the potential threats from Russia and China.
"Let it be an arms race. We will outmatch them at every pass and outlast them all."

Trump wants to make nuclear weapons easier to use — and his plan is ‘a roadmap for nuclear war’

A document leaked to HuffPost suggests President Trump is pushing for "low-yield" nukes, which may spur the proliferation and use of atomic weapons.
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Ukraine's Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak walk past honour guards during a welcoming ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine August 24, 2017.

The incredible career of Jim Mattis, the legendary Marine general turned defense secretary

Jim Mattis is known as a "Warrior Monk" and "Mad Dog." Here's a look at his 44 years of service.
Trump speaks about tax reform at the White House in Washington

A leaked Pentagon document shows that the Trump administration wants to expand the US nuclear arsenal

The leaked document shows that the Pentagon wants to expand the US nuclear arsenal with low-yield weapons, but these weapons are still incredibly dangerous.

US officials: 4th Green Beret missing after Niger ambush has been found dead

The names of the first three Green Berets were also released.

SpaceX just broke a 10-year monopoly on launching top-secret spy satellites

Monday's launch was the first time Elon Musk's rocket company lifted a US military payload into space.

Meet the puppies that are trained by the military to find bombs on the battlefield

For National Puppy Day, the Department of Defense published a video of the puppies that the military is training to help soldiers detect bombs and guns.

Trump just nominated several people for top Pentagon jobs

A Boeing executive has been picked for the Pentagon's No. 2 job, along with names for several other top defense positions.

Trump just nominated a top Boeing executive to be Mattis’ second-in-command

At Boeing, Shanahan oversees supply chain issues and manages manufacturing operations as well as leading health and saftey initiatives.

Defense Secretary Mattis doesn’t seem to care all that much about Flynn’s resignation

"I haven't changed what I'm heading there for. It doesn't change my message at all," Mattis said. "And who's on the president's staff is who I will work with."