A local GP surgery has been dubbed “the Pentagon” by residents because of how hard it is to get an appointment inside. Stirling Council leader Scott Farmer revealed the comparison to the high-security US government building this week amidst a national outcry over the toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on NHS services - and complaints from the public about being unable to obtain GP appointments.
The Pentagon has removed one of its top political appointees as the Biden administration looks to solidify its nuclear weapons policies moving forward. Leonor Tomero, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for nuclear and missile defense, was asked by Pentagon officials to resign, a move first reported by Politico.
Multiple lawmakers angrily stormed out of a classified briefing with members of the Biden administration on Afghanistan on Wednesday morning, according to three sources familiar with the briefing. The Republican and Democratic lawmakers grew frustrated after State Department, Pentagon, Department of Homeland Security, and Office of the Director of National Security officials failed to answer their basic questions during the briefing for members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, the sources told CNN.
The government is still investigation what — and perhaps which government — is causing the mysterious illnesses Pentagon Asks Personnel to Report Symptoms of ‘Havana Syndrome’ US diplomats who have suffered from the mysterious “Havana Syndrome” tore into Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a recent meeting, arguing that the government hasn’t done enough to help victims and has brushed off their concerns as a vague unexplained health incidents (UHIs),
The House is set to vote on the NDAA, the Pentagon's annual defense budget, this week The Pentagon last month mandated that all 1.4 million service members get vaccinated An amendment passed during committee markup prohibits giving service members who refuse a vaccine anything but an honorable discharge
It was a horrible, no good, very bad Friday afternoon for President Biden as he headed out for a long weekend at the beach: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rejected Biden's COVID-19 booster shots for all Americans. France recalled its ambassador to the U.S. after Team Biden snubbed our oldest ally in making a national security deal with the United Kingdom and Australia.
Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by AM General — Afghan evacuation still frustrates
It's Tuesday, welcome to Overnight Defense & National Security, your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Lawmakers are frustrated over a lack of data disclosed by the Biden administration on a precise breakdown of the different categories of those who fled Afghanistan amid and after the U.S. withdrawal.
The Pentagon’s top official overseeing nuclear and missile defense policy, including a review of America’s atomic weapons posture set to be completed early next year, is leaving her post at the end of the month after only eight months on the job, according to two people familiar with the move.
The US Space Force unveiled its new dress uniform design Tuesday, aiming to make a future-forward mark for the Pentagon's newest uniformed service. The prototype for the new uniform for the Space Force's Guardians, as they have been officially designated, is a short navy blue jacket with a large flap over the right breast, secured by a diagonal line of six silver buttons.
Tucker Carlson bizarrely claims the military’s mandatory vaccination policy involves ‘Satanism’ Tucker Carlson says US military vaccine mandate is targeting 'men with high testosterone' Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson has made several bizarre claims over the US military’s mandatory vaccination policy, saying it targets “men with high testosterone.”
Since 2016, over 130 US diplomats and intelligence officers have been afflicted with the illness Related video: Pentagon asks personnel to report symptoms of ‘Havana Syndrome’ A US intelligence officer, who travelled to India earlier this month, has reported symptoms of the mysterious Havana syndrome, an illness that has reportedly afflicted more than 100 US diplomats and spies since 2016, according to a report.
Duration: 01:46 After the Pentagon admitted to mistakenly killing 10 innocent civilians, including seven children, in a drone attack, relatives are calling for the U.S. to get them to a safe place. With the Taliban now in control of Afghanistan, there are more protests over young women being excluded from high school while they form a plan to keep girls and boys separated.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has asked the Pentagon to help move migrants awaiting asylum processing in Del Rio, Texas, to other facilities, the Department of Defense's (DOD) top spokesman said Monday. Press secretary John Kirby said the Pentagon has "received a request for transportation support" from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to help "efforts moving non-U.S. citizen migrants from Del Rio, Texas, to other CBP processing facilities."
President Joe Biden wants 'thorough' investigation of drone strike that killed 10 Afghan civilians - including seven children - but White House dodges question on whether anyone should be fired
White House Press Sec. Jen Psaki fielded questions about the US drone strike that killed 10 Afghans The Pentagon confirmed at a Friday afternoon briefing it had not taken out an ISIS target as the government initially stated The CIA reportedly warned the military that civilians were in the intended strike area just seconds before the strike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered a senior-level review of the investigation that found that 10 Afghan civilians, including seven children, were killed in an Aug. 29 U.S. drone strike in Kabul that the Pentagon initially said had killed an Islamic State fighter.