Archive | Pentagon RSS feed for this section

Obama Observes Sept. 11 Anniversary At The Pentagon

Speaking at an invitation-only ceremony at the Pentagon on the 13th anniversary of the attack, Obama told family members of victims and survivors in attendance, that “America stands tall.”

Read More 0 Comments

House Condemns Obama for Taliban Prisoner Release

The House expresses their disapproval over the release of detainees in return for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Read More 0 Comments

U.S. Kills Somalian Terrorist Leader In Airstrike

The Pentagon

“Removing Godane from the battlefield is a major symbolic and operational loss to al-Shabab,” Kirby said.

Read More 0 Comments

Hagel Meets With Ukrainian Counterpart

While attending meetings at the 2014 NATO Summit in Wales, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with Ukrainian Defense Minister, admonishing Russian aggression and thanking the Minister for his services to democracy

Read More 0 Comments

Chairman Dempsey Participates In Facebook Town Hall

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, addressed questions ranging from international and domestic threats, while pushing for young Americans to join in military service

Read More 0 Comments

ISIS Senior Aide To Leader Reportedly Killed In U.S. Airstrike

Iraqi Defense Minister told a local news organization that a senior aid had been killed Thursday during a U.S. airstrike, however the Pentagon could not confirm such reports

Read More 0 Comments

Pentagon Announces Military Exercises With Ukraine

Two joint military operations will be conducted in the month of September with U.S. and Ukrainian forces, both in-country and in the Black Sea which borders with the recently annexed Crimea region

Read More 0 Comments

Pentagon: Additional Troops To Iraq “Within Days”

Following Tuesday’s announcement that Obama will be sending an additional 350 troops to Baghdad, the Pentagon provided additional details Wednesday

Read More 0 Comments

Pentagon Responds To Putin’s Claim That Russia Could Take Kiev In Weeks

TRNS sat down with Pentagon Spokesman Col. Steve Warren to assess Putin’s claim that Russia is capable of taking Ukraine within weeks

Read More 0 Comments

Pentagon: U.S. Military Forces Conducted Operation In Somalia

On Monday, U.S. forces conducted a military operation in Somalia, however provided no further details than the announcement

Read More 0 Comments

LISTEN: The Weekend Ahead – March 28-30, 2015

The Day Ahead Logo

Delayed Nigerian elections are scheduled to take place Saturday and Tunisia hosts a major anti-terrorism rally on Sunday.

Pentagon: Operations Resume Without Iran In Tikrit

And the U.S. is supporting Gulf allies in their fight against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen… And a nuclear deal with Iran is still on the table for now…

Students Protests Republican 2016 Federal Budget

Students took to the Capitol grounds in protest over the freezing cap Republicans issued on the Pell Grant, an educational grant normally calculated on current economic conditions and income-based needs.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – March 27, 2015

The World in 2:00 continents logo

Saudi Arabia widens its campaign against Yemeni rebels and France will begin work on a Security Council resolution demanding Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Report: Reid Endorses Chuck Schumer As Successor

Schumer is the upper chamber’s third ranking Democrat.

SF Mayor Bans Taxpayer-Funded Trips To Indiana


“San Francisco taxpayers will not subsidize legally-sanctioned discrimination,” Mayor Ed Lee said.