Pentagon didn't factor in $1.6 billion discount Trump claimed he negotiated.
President Donald Trump has criticized the process, citing complaints from other companies, as potentially biased toward Amazon.
It's the longest such stretch in Pentagon history.
Following the outcry over Donald Trump's takeover of the festivities, members of the military reportedly are being told what to say to the media.
The Senate Armed Services Committee had to postpone a confirmation hearing it had tentatively scheduled for Tuesday June 18, Yahoo News reported Monday.
The Pentagon announced Monday the deployment of about 1,000 American troops to the Middle East, citing concerns about a potential threat from Iran.
The message from acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan directly contradicts Mick Mulvaney's claim that efforts to hide USS John McCain were "not unreasonable."
The Pentagon will propose to the White House to send thousands of American soldiers overseas to defend against potential Iranian threats, officials said.
The Pentagon informed Congress this week that it would redirect some $1.5 billion to pay for a section of the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
The U.S. Border Patrol has been struggling to keep up with a tide of people attempting to cross into the country.
But Democrats can take away some of the Defense Department's power over its money -- and they're threatening to do it.
Democratic lawmakers have slammed the move as undermining military readiness and a violation of congressional appropriations.
The fatalities bring to four the number of U.S. soldiers killed so far this year in Afghanistan.
Patrick Shanahan, the Pentagon's acting chief, allegedly touted his former employer while disparaging competitors.
The Pentagon listed projects across the nation and around the world that could be delayed or canceled so Trump can build the border wall he promised Mexico would pay for.
Weeks into a “national emergency” over an “invasion” at the Mexican border, Trump’s agencies have not taken even the first steps toward construction.
Shanahan said he has a great deal of discretion in deciding how to use the authorities granted to him by Trump's declaration Friday of a national emergency.
The deployment will raise the total number of active-duty forces supporting Customs and Border Protection agents there to approximately 4,350.
Meanwhile, the Pentagon continues to investigate professional misconduct allegations against the Navy doctor.
“After two years in the Pentagon, I’ve decided the time is right to return to the private sector."