(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has announced that he will work with Congress to remove the prosecution of sexual assault and domestic violence cases from the military chain of command. The move is a stunning turnaround by the Pentagon to support a change championed... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is returning to the Pentagon billions in funds diverted by President Donald Trump to build the wall at the southwestern border, and plans to cancel all related construction contracts, an administration official told ABC News on Friday. "Border wall construction... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon police officer charged with murder for allegedly killing two people in Maryland this week also pulled a shotgun on a homeless woman in his apartment lobby last year, police said. David Hall Dixon, a Pentagon Force Protection Agency officer, was charged... Read More.
(TAKOMA PARK, Md.) -- David Hall Dixon, a Pentagon Force Protection Agency police officer who was off duty at the time of a fatal shooting in Maryland, has been charged with second-degree murder for allegedly killing two people, Takoma Park police said Friday. Those killed... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ and ABBY CRUZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- When he took over as Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he was going to tackle the issue of sexual assault in the military head-on and look for new approaches.He... Read More.
BY: LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's extensive military career has not only prepared him for the roles diplomacy and deterrence play in American foreign policy, but for how to tackle head-on the issues of race and extremism in... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, EMILY SHAPIRO, TIA HUMPHRIES and LAUREN KING, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- This is Day 21 of the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern: Feb 10,... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Tuesday ordered the resignation of the hundreds of people that serve on the Pentagon’s 42 civilian advisory boards, effectively purging a number of Trump loyalists named to the boards... Read More.
By MATT SEYLER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Retired U.S. Army Gen. Lloyd Austin on Friday took over as the first black Pentagon chief shortly after being confirmed 93-2 by the Senate.Austin was greeted outside the Pentagon with an elbow... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In a surprising move, the Pentagon has told the Central Intelligence Agency that it plans to end the majority of the military support it provides to the agency's counterterrorism missions by Jan. 5, according... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As a recently retired military general is Lloyd Austin the right pick to run the Defense Department under a Biden administration? Will the need for a congressional waiver so he can take the job... Read More.
By LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan and Iraq will be reduced to 2,500 in each country by mid-January, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced on Tuesday.Miller made the announcement in remarks to... Read More.