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Fight against Islamic State militants

US Defense Department says power has been restored to Turkey's Incirlik air base - NBC News

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September 11 attacks

Sept. 11 trial judge agrees to hear, preserve testimony from father of 2 firefighters killed and from woman whose husband was aboard plane - Miami Herald

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Arlington, VA, US

#Breaking: Smoke fills a tunnel at the Pentagon City Metro station. https://t.co/QfwoXIlMOn Pic via @HellingaDavid https://t.co/E08wnl7FKG - @nbcwashington

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Pentagon spokesman: 'After close coordination with our Turkish allies, counter-ISIL coalition air operations in Turkey have resumed'

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Pentagon says no impact on Incirlik air base in Turkey; counter- Islamic State operations to continue - Reuters

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Yemen crisis

US military weighing more robust presence in Yemen to counter Al Qaida, head of Central Command says - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

US military expects to seek additional troops in Iraq, head of Central Command says - Reuters

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Shooting attack on Dallas police officers, July 7, 2016

Pentagon investigating how Dallas police shooter Micah Xavier Johnson received an honorable discharge from his military service after sexual harassment charge - AP

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United States Department of Defense

US approvals for foreign arms sales on track to reach nearly $40 billion in 2016 fiscal year, says Pentagon official - Reuters

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Britain votes to leave EU

Pentagon arms sales official does not expected UK's vote to leave the EU to affect relationship with US - Reuters

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Iraqi Civil War (2014-present)

Editor's note: Eleven people have died in a suicide car bomb attack in the Shiite-dominated Rashidiya district, north east of Baghdad, on Tuesday morning. The attacks follow two large attacks last week that killed more than 300 and were claimed by Islamic State. U.S. defense secretary Ash Carter said Washington will send 560 more troops to Iraq to support domestic military in wake of the attacks. - Grace

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

Pentagon unveils new cost-cutting initiatives for F-35 fighter jet - Reuters

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Obama's efforts to close Guantanamo Bay

US Department of Defense announces Guantanamo detainee transferred to Italy; 78 now remain at Guantanamo - @JasonLeopold

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US Navy SEAL trainee drowns in San Diego

Navy SEAL trainee's May 6 death ruled a homicide by San Diego medical examiner; report finds Seaman James Derek Lovelace drowned after being repeatedly 'dunked' by instructor - NBC News

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Fight against Islamic State militants

Pentagon announces airstrike kills 2 'senior' Islamic State leaders near Mosul, Iraq - @AaronMehta

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United States Department of Defense

House Armed Services Committee Chair Mac Thornberry on Pentagon transgender policy change: 'This is the latest example of the Pentagon and the president prioritizing politics over policy. Our military readiness-and hence, our national security-is dependent on our troops being medically ready and deployable'

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United States Department of Defense

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis.: Today, our nation takes another step forward as Department of Defense allows transgender Americans to serve openly in our military

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United States Department of Defense

More: Changes to Pentagon transgender policy will be phased in over a year, but by Oct. 1, troops should be able to receive medical care, change gender identification - AP

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United States Department of Defense

Defense Secretary Carter says there are about 2,500 transgender people on active duty - @CBSWalsh

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United States Department of Defense

US Secretary of Defense Carter: Immediately lifting ban on transgender military service - Reuters

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