The Pentagon’s chief spokesman said a former Navy SEAL who participated in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden disclosed classified information, in an escalation of the conflict over a book about the mission.
A U.S. Army sergeant who served as a sexual-assault prevention coordinator at Fort Hood, Texas, is under investigation on allegations including “abusive sexual contact” and “pandering,” according to the Pentagon.
The Afghan driver of a stolen pickup truck burst into flames near the runway of a British base in Afghanistan at about the time U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta’s plane arrived today, according to Pentagon spokesman George Little.
Automatic U.S. budget cuts set to go into effect March 1 are likely to affect the Pentagon’s ability to train alongside its NATO allies, undermining the alliance’s readiness, Pentagon spokesman George Little said.
The U.S. Defense Department is speeding deployment of the Navy’s John C. Stennis aircraft carrier group to the Middle East, four months ahead of its scheduled deployment, Pentagon spokesman George Little said.