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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Pentagon: Mistaken US attack on Doctors Without Borders hospital not a war crime because it was unintentional - AP

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Pentagon: Afghan hospital in Kunduz properly entered on no-strike list, but gunship crew had no 'ready access' to list during deadly attack - AP

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Pentagon says names of 16 US military personnel disciplined in mistaken attack on hospital in Afghanistan will not be released

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War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Pentagon says Doctors Without Borders hospital bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan, was human error, not a war crime

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North and South Korea tensions

North Korean military statement says US soldiers have taunted its frontline troops with 'disgusting' acts - AP

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White House (Executive Office of the President of the United States)

White House's Josh Earnest says he hasn't heard President Obama 'weigh in publicly' on requiring draft registration for women - @markknoller


War in Afghanistan (2015-present)

Pentagon disciplines 16 in connection to deadly airstrike on Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, official tells Los Angeles Times

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United States Department of Defense

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter issues new guidelines aimed at curbing tobacco use within military, according to memo - Reuters

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Syrian civil war

#BREAKING Pentagon acknowledges US killed 20 civilians in Iraq, Syria in five months - @AFP


Fight against Islamic State militants

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter arrives in Iraq's capital Baghdad on unannounced visit - CNN

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Up to 75 US personnel will remain in Philippines at Camp Aguinaldo on rotational basis to support increased regional operations, Pentagon says - Reuters

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Ex-DARPA head Regina Dugan leaves Google for Facebook to lead future technologies team - Wired

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Arlington, VA

Sources confirm female victim called 911 from Ritz Carlton in Pentagon City at 6:51 this morning saying she had been assaulted. - @abc7jeffg


United Technologies Corporation

Pentagon: United Technologies awarded $1.04 billion modification to a contract for F-35 Lightning II propulsion system - Reuters

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Fight against Islamic State militants

2 Islamic State oil-pump jacks destroyed in coalition strike near Raqqa, Syria, Saturday; 24 strikes also carried out in Iraq, says Joint Task Force statement - Reuters

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Los Angeles, CA

#BREAKINGNEWS Suspect in wild LA chase was trained driver for US Marine Corps, Pentagon says https://t.co/8JDqR5zj24 https://t.co/kZK7QaO3sm - @ABC7


Shooting at Lackland Air Force Base, April 8, 2016

Per an internal Pentagon communication, the commanding officer of K-9 training squadron at Lackland Air Force Base was shot by an airman - Air Force Times

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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan

Source: The Japanese government is preparing for the return of a portion of a large US military training area in Okinawa - Kyodo

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United States

In letter, US Department of Defense raises concerns about Canadian Pacific proposal to have chief executive run Norfolk Southern as part of voting trust - Reuters

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United States

Statement: US President Obama's statement on retirement of US Central Command leader Gen. Lloyd Austin after 41-year military career - @jacqklimas