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Pentagon spokeswoman under investigation for staff misuse, retaliation

One of Defense Secretary James Mattis' most senior civilian advisers is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them to conduct her personal errands and business matters, according to four sources familiar with the probe.

US Army says it mishandled war dogs

The U.S. Army said Monday it has mistreatedretired war dogs and will comply with a Defense Department Inspector General report calling for improvements, Reuters reported.

McMaster could leave WH after months of tension with Trump

With tensions flaring between President Donald Trump and national security adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the Pentagon is considering options that would allow the President to potentially move the three-star general out of his current role and back into the military, according to half a dozen defense and administration officials.