Tom Bowman Tom Bowman is a NPR National Desk reporter covering the Pentagon.

Political Obstacles May Hinder Retaking Of 2 ISIS Holdouts

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Calif. National Guardsmen Wait For Resolution To Bonus Scandal

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The Dueling Narratives In The Fight For Mosul

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U.S. Service Member Killed By IED Was Helping Iraq In Push To Retake Mosul

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U.S. Navy Fires At Yemeni Radar Sites After Navy Destroyer Was Targeted

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To Retain More Parents, The Military Offers A Better Work-Life Balance

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U.S. Formally Accuses Russia Of Hacking Democratic Party

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Pentagon Investigates Airstrike That May Have Hit Syrian Soldiers

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U.S. Airstrike In Syria Throws Wrench In Cease-Fire Plans

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Abuse Of Recruits Revealed At Parris Island Marine Training Center

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U.S.-Russia To Coordinate Airstrikes Against ISIS

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A U.S. Predator drone sits on the tarmac at the Kandahar military airport in southern Afghanistan in 2010. The U.S. has been using drones more and more frequently since the Sept. 11 attacks. They have been highly effective on the battlefield, but have raised legal and ethical issues. Massoud Hossaini /AP hide caption

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The Rise Of The Drone, And The Thorny Questions That Have Followed

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Donald Trump Unveils Detailed National Security Proposals In Philadelphia

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Biden To Try To Smooth U.S. Relations With Turkey

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