(WASHINGTON) -- Warning that the Middle East is facing a "dangerous moment" in time, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Thursday defended America's seeming delay in responding to Sunday's enemy drone attack that killed three American service members four days ago.The remains of three Army... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon on Monday announced the names of the three Army reservists killed in the drone attack over the weekend on a U.S. base in Jordan near the border with Syria.Pentagon deputy press secretary Sabrina Singh announced the names at a briefing... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Republicans are calling on top Defense Department officials to provide answers about who knew what and when about Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's secret hospitalization for complications resulting from a prostate cancer treatment. This comes as the White House makes clear that despite... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was treated for prostate cancer in December, which led to a urinary tract infection and serious intestinal complications, the Pentagon said Tuesday -- answering questions about his secretive hospitalization and the botched notification process that followed.On Dec. 22, Austin... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Defense's press secretary apologized Monday for not being more transparent about information regarding Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's recent hospitalization -- which the White House learned about three days after he was hospitalized for complications resulting from what was characterized... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden was exasperated at not more quickly being informed of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's ongoing hospitalization -- which was only publicly revealed late last week after several days -- a U.S. official tells ABC News as the Pentagon is providing new... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has been hospitalized at a military hospital since Monday night due to complications resulting from a recent elective medical procedure, the Pentagon announced Friday night."On the evening of January 1, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III was admitted... Read More.
(HUBBARDSTON, Mass.) -- For former Navy sailor Annie Reyes, seeing the words on paper still stings: "Reason for discharge: homosexual conduct.""We were in Bahrain in the middle of the ocean, and they're like, 'This is the perfect time to kick someone out for being... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Attackers who seized a commercial ship in the Gulf of Aden this weekend appear to have been Somali pirates, the Defense Department's top spokesman told reporters at the Pentagon Monday.A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer and allied ships belonging to a counter-piracy task... Read More.
(KYIV, Ukraine) -- On a surprise trip to the Ukrainian capital, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin tried to rally support for Ukraine and even suggested Ukrainian forces would be “even more aggressive” in their fight against invading Russian forces throughout this winter.Austin’s buoyant prediction... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. military aircraft have carried out strikes in eastern Syria against facilities associated with Iranian-backed militant groups believed to be responsible for more than a dozen rocket and drone attacks on American troops in Iraq and Syria that injured 21 service members,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The USS Carney, a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer in the northern Red Sea, on Thursday shot down multiple missiles and drones launched by Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen that the Pentagon said were potentially headed toward targets in Israel.It is the first time... Read More.