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Jim Mattis quits as Pentagon chief after clashes with Trump

World / Politics Dec 21, 2018

Jim Mattis quits as Pentagon chief after clashes with Trump

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreements over America's role in the world. Mattis, perhaps the most respected foreign policy official in Trump's administration, ...

Pentagon looks to exoskeletons to build 'super-soldiers'

World Nov 30, 2018

Pentagon looks to exoskeletons to build 'super-soldiers'

The U.S. Army is investing millions of dollars in experimental exoskeleton technology to make soldiers stronger and more resilient, in what experts say is part of a broader push into advanced gear to equip a new generation of "super-soldiers." The technology is being developed by ...

Pentagon IDs remains of Tuskegee Airman missing in WWII

World Nov 30, 2018

Pentagon IDs remains of Tuskegee Airman missing in WWII

More than two dozen of the storied Tuskegee Airmen of World War II fame are listed as missing in action. The Pentagon announced Thursday that the remains of a New York pilot killed in a crash in Europe 74 years ago next month are ...

World / Politics Nov 6, 2018

Nearly 5,000 U.S. soldiers deployed to Mexico border

Around 4,800 U.S. soldiers were deployed Monday to the border with Mexico, the Pentagon announced, saying it could not give a price tag for the operation Democrats decry as political maneuvering from President Donald Trump. Some 1,100 of the troops are in California, another 1,100 ...