Pentagon said poised to lift military's transgender ban

Jul 14, 2015

Pentagon said poised to lift military's transgender ban

Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the U.S. military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press. An announcement is ...

Jun 10, 2015

British lab also was sent U.S. military shipment of live anthrax

The Pentagon said Tuesday that it sent live anthrax to a lab in Britain, one of a growing number of places where the U.S. military mistakenly shipped the potentially lethal bacteria. The lab in Britain along with another facility in Massachusetts brought the total ...

Apr 24, 2015

Carter: Russian hackers infiltrated unclassified Pentagon network

Russian hackers were able to access an unclassified Pentagon computer network earlier this year, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Thursday. “We quickly identified the compromise and had a team of incident responders hunting down the intruders within 24 hours,” Carter said during ...