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

Small Number Of U.S. Special Forces Will Help Fight ISIS In Syria

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Assessment Of Female Marines Kept Secret As Critics Blast Methods

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U.S. Soldier Killed In Hostage-Rescue Raid On ISIS Prison In Iraq

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Obama Decides To Leave A Large Presence Of U.S. Troops In Afghanistan

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Could Syria Become Partitioned Just Like Germany During The Cold War?

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U.S. Halts Program To Train Syrian Rebels Fighting ISIS

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Gen. Campbell Tells Senators White House's Afghan Plan May Change

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U.S. General Says Afghan Forces Requested Airstrike At Kunduz Hospital

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Russian Air Strikes In Syria Complicate A Very Messy War

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U.S. Military To Make Recommendations On Women In Combat

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After Losing A City, Afghan Forces Fight To Push Back Taliban Advance

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What Does Vladimir Putin Want In Syria?

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U.S. Grapples With Two New Setbacks In Syrian Civil War

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Russia Sends Armaments To Syrian Military Base

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Women In Combat Decision Expected Soon

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