Top Pentagon official test positive for coronavirus, several contacts await results.

Anthony Tata, who is serving as the undersecretary of defence, is just the latest top Trump administration member to become infected.

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Trump may have to settle for partial withdrawal of U.

Some U.S. military officials, citing U.S. counter-terrorism priorities in Afghanistan, have privately urged Trump against going to zero at this point and want to keep U.S. troop levels at around 4,500 for now.

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Joe Biden expected to pick woman to lead Pentagon, breaking another glass ceiling.

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to take a historic step and select a woman to head the Pentagon for the first time, shattering one of the few remaining barriers to women in the department and the presidential Cabinet._

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U.S. Marine general tests positive for coronavirus after Pentagon meeting

Thomas and the others have been in self-quarantine since Tuesday when they found out that Adm. Charles W. Ray, the vice commandant of the Coast Guard who was at the meeting, had tested positive.

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