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Pentagon silent on transgender policy released last week

World / Social Issues Mar 30, 2018

Pentagon silent on transgender policy released last week

Nearly a week after the Pentagon publicly posted its new recommended policy on transgender troops, the department's chief spokeswoman refused to clarify portions of the memo or settle confusion about whether service members who have already transitioned from one gender to another would be ...

Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities by violating truce: Pentagon

World Mar 16, 2018

Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities by violating truce: Pentagon

Russia is "complicit" in the atrocities perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar Assad because of its "deliberate" choice to violate the terms of a cease-fire in besieged eastern Ghouta, the Pentagon said Thursday. Syria's government has recaptured half of the shrinking rebel enclave with air strikes ...

Pentagon inspector general cites top U.S. space contractors for lapses

World Dec 24, 2017

Pentagon inspector general cites top U.S. space contractors for lapses

The Pentagon's inspector general cited key contractors in the military's primary space launch program, including billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX and Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc., for a range of quality-control lapses which it said could result in increased costs or delays to launches. SpaceX, Aerojet Rocketdyne and ...