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Trump’s Pentagon is patting itself on the back for putting a ‘hold’ on unexplained Iran threat

The acting defense secretary said that US resolve and the deployment of strategic assets have led Iran to recalculate and not attack Americans.
A Helicopter from the Customs and Border Protection Office flies over the US-Mexico Border wall on April 5, 2019 in Mexicali, Mexico.

The Pentagon is reportedly shifting funds from ballistic missile and surveillance plane programs to fund Trump’s border wall

Pentagon officials have explicitly stated that the diverted funds will not negatively affect military readiness.
China's aircraft carrier Liaoning takes part in a military drill of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in the western Pacific Ocean, April 18, 2018.

China has a 3rd aircraft carrier in the works, and it could be a really big deal, Pentagon reveals

China is working on a third aircraft carrier, one expected to be much more technologically advanced than its predecessors, the Pentagon reported.
Migrant children are being held in a tent city in Texas near the US-Mexico border.

Top Trump officials reportedly discussed whether the US military could build and run ‘tent city’ detention camps for migrants

It's the latest in a series of legally dubious efforts the Trump administration has floated in recent weeks amid a surge of migrants at the border.
US Marines deploy concertina wire at the US-Mexico border in preparation for the arrival of a caravan of migrants at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego, November 15, 2018.

Lawmakers move to block the Pentagon’s $1 billion transfer for Trump’s border wall

Lawmakers moved to block the Defense Department's move to transfer $1 billion in the latest showdown over the border wall President Trump has vowed to build.

Trump’s acting defense chief is under investigation for allegedly trashing the F-35 at the Pentagon

Patrick Shanahan, an ex-Boeing executive serving as Trump's acting defense secretary, is under investigation for alleged ethics violations.
Elon Musk.

Elon Musk’s security clearance is reportedly under review by the Pentagon after he smoked marijuana on Joe Rogan’s podcast in September

The Pentagon is reviewing Elon Musk's federal security clearance after he smoked marijuana during a September interview, Bloomberg reports
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departed Naval Station Norfolk, Monday, in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in U.S. 5th and 6th fleets. Along with Truman, guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) and guide missile destroyers USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), USS Gravely (DDG 107) and USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) are also deploying.

The Pentagon wants to retire an aircraft carrier decades early, but Congress says that’s not going to happen

The Pentagon reportedly wants to send the USS Truman into retirement two decades early, but Congress is already starting to push back.
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and ships assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) transit the Atlantic Ocean while conducting composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) on February 16, 2018.

US aircraft carrier fleet set to shrink as Pentagon reportedly decides to retire USS Truman 2 decades early

The number of US carriers could drop to 10 as the Pentagon retires the USS Truman to save billions of dollars for its new class of carriers.
The skyline is already littered with high-rises and construction cranes.

Virginia is now the sole winner of Amazon’s HQ2. Here’s what its planned neighborhood looks like right now.

Amazon is locating its second headquarters in National Landing, Virginia, a newly created area close to Washington, D.C. Here's what it looks like today.