Extremism The Pentagon Wants To Root Out Extremism In the Military, But Nobody Knows How Common It Is By Chris Haxel • Feb 15, 2021 Erica Jaros / U.S. Army National Guard Pentagon leaders were concerned about extremism in the military even before the Jan. 6 insurrection. But new Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he wants everyone in the ranks to understand it's a priority. Trump Administration Removes UNC From Anti-Extremism Program By Jay Price • Jun 23, 2017 Barry Bahler / Department of Homeland Security The Department of Homeland Security will proceed with an Obama Administration grant program to counter violent extremism, but UNC-Chapel Hill is among a handful of recipients that will be left out. UNC Won A $900,000 Grant, But The Trump Administration Won't Send The Money By Jay Price • Jun 6, 2017 UNC-Chapel Hill is waiting for the federal government to release money awarded by the Obama Administration. Nobody is sure if it will ever come.