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Past articles by Jordan:

Austin, Milley warn Iran against helping Russia in Ukraine

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley warned Iran against helping Russia amid concerns that Tehran would send drones to help Moscow in its ongoing invasion of Uk… → Read More

Navy identifies fighter pilot killed in California crash

The Navy has identified the fighter pilot who died after his jet crashed near Trona, Calif., last week. In a statement on Sunday, the service identified the pilot as Lt. Richard Bullock, who was as… → Read More

Biden officials speak with Ukraine on latest military aid package

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan and Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, spoke with their Ukrainian counterparts ahead of the Biden administration unveil… → Read More

Biden administration planning to sell armed drones to Ukraine: report

The Biden administration is reportedly planning to sell armed drones that can carry Hellfire missiles to Ukraine, Reuters reported on Wednesday. The U.S. is looking to sell four MQ-1C Gray Eagle dr… → Read More

US sending advanced rocket systems to Ukraine

The Biden administration will send long-range rocket systems as part of a $700 million weapons package to Ukraine, senior administration officials told reporters on Tuesday night. The new package i… → Read More

Defense & National Security — Austin eyes meeting with Chinese counterpart

The Hill, Greg Nash Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is reportedly planning to meet face-to-face with his Chinese counterpart in the coming weeks. We’ll break down the reported meeting, p… → Read More

Pentagon under pressure to protect abortion access

Lawmakers and advocates are pressing the Department of Defense to protect access to abortion for servicewomen as the Supreme Court appears poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision.&nbsp… → Read More

NATO commander nominee says Finland, Sweden fortify alliance’s defenses against Russia

President Biden’s nominee for NATO’s top commander says he looks forward to Finland’s and Sweden’s ascension into the alliance, saying that the countries fortify its defenses against Russia. … → Read More

China announces military drills near Taiwan after Biden remarks

China announced on Wednesday that it conducted military drills near Taiwan amid President Biden’s comments that the U.S. would defend the island if Beijing invaded. Col. Shi Yi, a spokesperson for … → Read More

Foreign reporter’s phone seized while on flight with Pentagon official

A foreign reporter on Monday said that his phone was seized during a flight to Europe with Deputy Secretary of State Kathleen Hicks. Idrees Ali, a foreign policy reporter for Reuters who covers the… → Read More

Biden authorizes $100 million in weapons, equipment to Ukraine

The Biden administration announced $100 million in military assistance to Ukraine on Thursday, moments after the Senate sent a $40 billion supplemental aid package to the president’s desk. The equi… → Read More

Senators announce bipartisan deal to aid veterans exposed to burn pits

The top members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee announced a deal on Wednesday to provide care to veterans who were exposed to toxic burn pits. Sens. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Jerry Moran (… → Read More

Suspicion consumed Afghan officials just before Taliban takeover: watchdog

Suspicion consumed Afghan officials just before the government in Kabul fell to the Taliban last summer, according to a report from a U.S. watchdog. The report from the Special Inspector General fo… → Read More

Navy leaders stress mental health in visit to USS George Washington

Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday on Tuesday stressed the importance of mental health during their visit to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, t… → Read More

Austin orders military to improve reporting of civilian harm incidents

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered the military to improve the way it assesses reported civilian harm from operations after a review of a 2019 strike in Syria revealed issues with an initia… → Read More

Esper reignites debate over speaking out against Trump

Revelations in former Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s new book have reignited the debate over whether officials under former President Trump should have told their stories sooner, while he was still… → Read More

Air Force says it successfully tested hypersonic weapon

The Air Force announced on Monday that it successfully tested a hypersonic weapon over the weekend. The service said in a statement that a B-52H Stratofortress bomber released an AGM-183A Air-launc… → Read More

Navy chief visiting USS George Washington, ship linked to string of suicides

Navy Secretary Carlos del Toro will visit the USS George Washington on Tuesday, making him the most senior official to visit the ship amid a string of suicides among sailors assigned to the aircraf… → Read More

Biden to redeploy up to 500 troops to Somalia

President Biden will redeploy up to 500 U.S. troops in East Africa to Somalia as the administration looks to reestablish a small presence in the country to counter al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab. Th… → Read More

Biden set to redeploy troops to Somalia, reversing Trump withdrawal

President Biden will redeploy troops to Somalia to counter al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab, reversing former President Trump’s decision to withdraw forces from the country near the end of his a… → Read More