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  • US Troops in Isolation in Italy After West Africa Stint

    US Troops in Isolation in Italy After West Africa Stint

    US troops returning from West Africa are being placed under isolation at a base in Italy as a precaution to prevent the potential spread of the Ebola virus, the Pentagon said on Monday.

  • Marine's Death is First in Campaign Against Islamic State

    Marine's Death is First in Campaign Against Islamic State

    The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.

  • US to Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Readies Team

    US to Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Readies Team

    Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top US federal health official said on Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in t...

  • US to Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Readies Team

    US to Revise Ebola Protocol, Pentagon Readies Team

    Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top US federal health official said on Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in t...

  • Pentagon to Create Medical Support Team for US Ebola Response

    Pentagon to Create Medical Support Team for US Ebola Response

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the creation of a 30-member expeditionary medical support team to provide emergency help in a U.S. domestic Ebola response, a Pentagon spokesman said on Sunday.

  • Ebola Scare at Pentagon After Woman Vomits in Parking Lot

    Ebola Scare at Pentagon After Woman Vomits in Parking Lot

    The Pentagon was gripped by an Ebola scare on Friday after a woman vomited in a parking lot, triggering authorities to send in a HazMat team and shut off part of the military complex before concluding she did not have the deadly virus.

  • Pentagon Closes Off An Entrance in Ebola Scare: Officials

    Pentagon Closes Off An Entrance in Ebola Scare: Officials

    The Pentagon on Friday closed off a parking lot and one entrance as a precaution after a woman, who recently returned from Africa, vomited outside the building, prompting fears of Ebola.

  • Kurds Hold Out in Syria's Kobane One Month Into IS Assault

    Kurds Hold Out in Syria's Kobane One Month Into IS Assault

    Kurdish fighters backed by a flurry of US-led air strikes were still holding out on Thursday against jihadists in Kobane, as an Islamic State offensive on the Syrian border town entered its second month.

  • Obama Authorizes Guard, Reserve Call-up for Ebola

    Obama Authorizes Guard, Reserve Call-up for Ebola

    President Barack Obama is authorizing the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if they are needed to assist in the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  • US Air War Has A Name: 'Operation Inherent Resolve'

    US Air War Has A Name: 'Operation Inherent Resolve'

    After more than two months of air strikes, American commanders have finally decided on a name for the US-led war on Islamic State jihadists - "Operation Inherent Resolve."

  • Probe of US Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Capture by Taliban Complete, Under Army Review

    Probe of US Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl Capture by Taliban Complete, Under Army Review

    An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the capture of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl by Taliban militants in Afghanistan has been completed, but it is unclear when the military will finish its report, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

  • US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    US military aircraft have delivered food, water and ammunition to besieged Iraqi troops battling Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said on Saturday, as the coalition pursued its air assault in Iraq and Syria.

  • US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    US Drops Food, Ammunition to Embattled Iraqi Troops

    The United States showered vital supplies on besieged Iraqi troops, who face mounting pressure from Islamic State militants, the Pentagon said on Saturday.

  • Obama Claims Progress Combatting Islamic State

    Obama Claims Progress Combatting Islamic State

    "We don't have a force inside Syria that we can cooperate with and work with," said Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon's spokesman.

  • US Sends 100 Marines to Help with Ebola Fight

    US Sends 100 Marines to Help with Ebola Fight

    The Pentagon is sending 100 US Marines along with six aircraft to Liberia to reinforce American efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Up to $1.1 Billion Cost for Iraq, Syria Military Operations: Pentagon

    Up to $1.1 Billion Cost for Iraq, Syria Military Operations: Pentagon

    The Pentagon has spent as much as $1.1 billion on US military operations against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria since the mission began in mid-June, including more than $62 million alone in Navy airstrikes and Tomahawk cruise missiles.

  • Barack Obama Team Wanted US Out of Iraq: Former Pentagon Chief

    Barack Obama Team Wanted US Out of Iraq: Former Pentagon Chief

    Former Pentagon chief Leon Panetta has denounced the White House in a new memoir, accusing President Barack Obama's top aides of undercutting efforts to secure a deal in 2011 that could have kept US troops in Iraq.

  • Airstrikes Against Islamic State Launched Amid Intelligence Gaps

    Airstrikes Against Islamic State Launched Amid Intelligence Gaps

    The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen, according t...

  • We Cannot Bomb Islamic State into Obscurity: US Military

    We Cannot Bomb Islamic State into Obscurity: US Military

    The US military cannot bomb the Islamic State group into "obscurity," it cautioned on Tuesday, appealing for patience in its escalating attempts to defeat the jihadists in Syria and Iraq.

  • Pentagon Upbeat on US-India Bid to Deepen Defence Ties

    Pentagon Upbeat on US-India Bid to Deepen Defence Ties

    A top Pentagon official said on Tuesday that he had "high expectations" for a joint US-Indian effort to deepen defence ties, but it could take a while to reach agreement on specific weapons to develop or produce together.

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