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Trump and Boeing CEO Look to Downscale Requirements on Air Force One Replacement

President-elect Donald Trump met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg for the second time Tuesday.

VA by the numbers: Has the department made progress?

A look at some key statistics of veterans programs as the bureaucracy prepares to change leaders.

Kremlin counts days to Trump's inauguration, blasts Obama

Exulted by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., the Kremlin is counting the days to his inauguration…

In his own words: Mattis on the challenges facing the military

The retired Marine Corps general spoke before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week ahead of…

Trump Benched Mattis Before His House Hearing. What Happened?

Trump’s transition team benched the former US Marine Corps four-star just as he was to appear before…

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Special report: Military election poll

This poll of the U.S. military has Gary Johnson tied with Donald Trump in the race for president

The scientific survey was conducted in September by Military Times and Syracuse University's Institu…

After 15 years of war, America's military has about had it with 'nation building'

A new scientific survey of more than 2,200 active-duty troops gauged their opinions on U.S. foreign…

Libertarians and independents are eroding the GOP's military support

Military voters have long been considered a safe support bloc for Republican candidates, but a new M…

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VA by the numbers: Has the department made progress?

A look at some key statistics of veterans programs as the bureaucracy prepares to change leaders.

Kremlin counts days to Trump's inauguration, blasts Obama

Exulted by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., the Kremlin is counting the days to his inauguration…

In his own words: Mattis on the challenges facing the military

The retired Marine Corps general spoke before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week ahead of…

Trump Benched Mattis Before His House Hearing. What Happened?

Trump’s transition team benched the former US Marine Corps four-star just as he was to appear before…

Senate approves exception for Mattis to serve as defense secretary

The retired Marine Corps general needs House approval too before he can be confirmed for the top Pen…

Biden: Intel officials told us Trump allegations might leak

Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that top intelligence leaders told him and President Barack O…

Mattis promises a strong military, balanced strategy in confirmation hearing

The retired Marine Corps general faced questions on Russia, women in combat and a host of readiness…

Mattis to promise 'strong civilian leadership' as defense secretary

In prepared testimony for his Senate confirmation hearing, the retired Marine Corps general acknowle…

Canceled hearing could complicate Mattis' confirmation

The Defense secretary nominee was scheduled to speak to House lawmakers on Thursday before transitio…

Trump picks top vets health official as the next VA secretary

Dr. David Shulkin would be the first non-veteran ever to serve in the post.

Official: Trump briefed on potentially compromising report

Top intelligence officials last week told President-elect Donald Trump about an unsubstantiated repo…

Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly: 'The law will guide me' on immigration, border security

Appearing on Capitol Hill for his confirmation hearing to lead the Department of Homeland Security,…

This jailed sailor blames Hillary Clinton for his sentence — and wants Trump to set him free

Former Machinist's Mate 1st Class Kristian Saucier pleaded guilty this summer to charges relating to…

Trump's future national security adviser stresses continuity

President-elect Donald Trump's future national security adviser said Tuesday he would press on with…

Experts Urge Waiver for Mattis as Check on Trump Presidency

National security scholars urged lawmakers to pass legislation to allow retired Marine Corps Gen. Ja…

Why does Mattis need a waiver to become defense secretary?

Rules governing retired military officers taking the senior civilian defense role are getting public…

Congress poised to make exception for Mattis to lead the Pentagon

After debate over existing rules mandating a post-military "cooling off" period, Congress is moving…

Trump predicts all Cabinet picks will win confirmation

Facing a week of high-profile tests for his administration-in-waiting, President-elect Donald Trump…

General Mattis is the focus of two Senate hearings this week. Here's what to expect

Congress must grant Donald Trump's defense secretary nominee a waiver before he can be confirmed.

Trump's pick for intelligence chief spent years lobbying

Former Sen. Dan Coats, in line to be national intelligence director, has swung back and forth betwee…

Aide says Trump 'accepts' U.S. intel blaming Russia for hack

President-elect Donald Trump accepts the conclusion by U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia tried…

The Obama era is over. Here's how the military rates his legacy

A new poll by Military Times and Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families…

Report on election hacking says Russia plans to do more

The new, declassified report on Russian efforts to influence the presidential election has a trouble…

Top Trump administration spots remain unfilled with just two weeks to go

The president-elect still has not named a new VA secretary nominee or revealed who will oversee a nu…