U.S. Department of Defense

COMMENTARY

Pentagon UFO report: No aliens, but government transparency might bring science to the UFO world

BY: - July 2, 2021

By Chris Impey, University of Arizona On June 25, the Pentagon released a much-anticipated report on UFOs to Congress. The military has rebranded unidentified flying objects as unidentified aerial phenomena — UAPs — in part to avoid the stigma that has been attached to claims of aliens visiting the Earth since the Roswell incident in […]

Governor, lawmakers urge U.S. Space Command to consider Ohio for its new headquarters

BY: - June 25, 2020

Ohio lawmakers are shooting for the stars.  The state Senate passed a resolution Wednesday urging the U.S. Space Command to ground its new headquarters in the Buckeye State, following Gov. Mike DeWine’s endorsement on Tuesday. The U.S. Space Command is the newest branch of the U.S. Department of Defense, chartered to conduct operations in, from […]

Trump ousts another watchdog as critics see ‘disturbing pattern’

BY: - April 9, 2020

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday ousted the second federal watchdog in the span of five days as congressional Democrats accused him of purging federal employees for political reasons. Trump removed the Defense Department’s Acting Inspector General, Glenn Fine, who had been on the job since early 2016. Last week, Fine had been named by a group of […]

Military at risk from COVID-19: ‘Anxieties are really high’

BY: - March 30, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense is on course to get a major funding boost as the U.S. military is drawn into the nation’s war against an “invisible enemy.” The $2 trillion coronavirus response package injects $10.5 billion into the Defense Department as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Senate Appropriations Committee. The […]