President Donald Trump has awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant wounded in Afghanistan
A Russian soldier serving at a base in Armenia has been killed in a knife attack
Authorities have raised the casualty toll to 100 in an attack on a military compound in northern Afghanistan a day earlier by gunmen and suicide bombers wearing army uniforms
Brown University says it has signed a memorandum with the Defense Department so it can talk to service members at military bases about attending the university
Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee says the leader of an Islamic State “sleeper cell” and one of the cell’s members have been killed in a shootout with police
China has protested the visit by Manila’s defense and military chiefs to a disputed island in the South China Sea, but the Philippine government maintains it owns the territory where Filipino troops and villagers have lived for decades
Ministry of Defense: More than 100 army personnel killed and wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan base
Vice President Mike Pence and Australia’s prime minister have swept aside any lingering hostility over a contentious refugee deal and joined forces to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring North Korea to drop its nuclear weapons program
A Democratic privacy advocate and libertarian-minded Republican are asking the nation’s top intelligence official to release more information about the communications of American citizens swept up in surveillance operations
The Trump administration is putting on notice officials in several major cities that are sanctuaries for immigrants in the U.S. illegally
The Defense Department won’t have any problems spending money if Congress can pass a budget next week.
The House intelligence committee has asked top law enforcement and intelligence officials to testify in open and closed hearings next week on Russian activities to influence the U.S. election
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Syria still possesses banned chemical weapons
The Army Reserve has taken on a much more important strategic role in the last couple of decades. Now about 200,000 strong, it’s about to celebrate another birthday. Participating in those celebrations will be Army Sgt. 1st Class Joshua Moeller. He’s also the Army’s non-commissioned officer of the year and he joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Navy launching a task force to improve its chops in ocean science. Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet, the Navy’s chief oceanographer and commander of the Naval Meteorological and Oceanography Command, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Each week, DoD Reporter Jared Serbu speaks one-on-one and with the people responsible for managing the inner workings of the federal government's largest department, and those who know it best.