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VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

The veterans group wants action on the issue of "bad paper" discharges before the president leaves o…

Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mo…

George H. W. Bush hospitalized for shortness of breath

Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath…

Russia extends residence permit for Snowden

Russian authorities have extended a residence permit for U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden…

U.S. increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria

The U.S. Air Force is increasing airdrops of weapons, ammunition and other equipment to a growing nu…

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VVA to Obama: Why pardon felons and not suffering vets?

The veterans group wants action on the issue of "bad paper" discharges before the president leaves o…

Iraq military: Troops have 'full control' of eastern Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops announced on Wednesday they were in "full control" of eastern Mo…

George H. W. Bush hospitalized for shortness of breath

Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath…

Russia extends residence permit for Snowden

Russian authorities have extended a residence permit for U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden…

U.S. increasing airdrops of supplies to forces battling ISIS in Syria

The U.S. Air Force is increasing airdrops of weapons, ammunition and other equipment to a growing nu…

Chelsea Manning's incredible journey from leaker to transgender crusader

Convicted national-security secret leaker Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning became the most visible face of…

U.S. forces team with Turkey again to attack ISIS in Syria

American aircraft have hit at least four targets in the vicinity of al Bab, where Turkish units have…

Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's prison sentence, pardons Gen. James Cartwright

Chelsea Manning, Dwight Loving, and James Cartwright all received lessened sentences from President…

Top NATO general echoes Trump's 'obsolete' criticism

A top NATO general is conceding that parts of the military alliance need to be brought up to date fo…

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect blamed 'mind control,' ISIS ties

The man suspected of fatally shooting five people and wounding six others at a Florida airport told…

Iran's president welcomes Syria talks planned for next week

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that he hopes talks planned for next week can mark the…

Lithuania signs agreement with U.S. on troop deployment

Lithuania on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United States formalizing the presence of U.S. tro…

Iraqi troops capture historic Mosul mosque destroyed by ISIS

Iraqi forces have captured the site of the Mosque of the Prophet Younis after driving Islamic State…

Russia hopes for pragmatic dialogue with U.S. under Trump

Moscow hopes for better relations with the United States based on respect for mutual interests once…

Trump and Boeing CEO Look to Downscale Requirements on Air Force One Replacement

President-elect Donald Trump met with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg for the second time Tuesday.

Turkish leader faults delays in fight against Islamic State

Turkey's president on Tuesday criticized delays in the U.S.-led coalition's offensive against the Is…

Istanbul gunman captured after more than 2 weeks on run

Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbu…

Former Navy pilot Gene Cernan, last astronaut on the moon, dies at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last person to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a messa…

Oman says it accepts 10 Guantanamo Bay detainees

Oman said Monday it accepted 10 detainees from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay ahead of President…

Iraqi troops advance in eastern Mosul amid fierce clashes

Iraqi special forces battled Islamic State militants on Monday in two key neighborhoods in the easte…

China state media call Trump's Taiwan strategy 'despicable'

President-elect Donald Trump "speaks like a rookie," China's state-run media said Monday, describing…

VA by the numbers: Has the department made progress?

A look at some key statistics of veterans programs as the bureaucracy prepares to change leaders.

Head of D.C. National Guard asked to stay through inauguration

The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a…

Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged the incoming Trump administration to accept an in…

Outgoing CIA chief rips into Trump over tweets, Russia

Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan ripped into Donald Trump on Sunday for "talking and tweeting" abo…

Kremlin counts days to Trump's inauguration, blasts Obama

Exulted by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., the Kremlin is counting the days to his inauguration…

Iran: Nuclear deal will not be renegotiated

Iran's deputy foreign minister says the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers "…

Military: Mosul University fully liberated by Iraqi troops

U.S.-backed Iraqi government troops on Sunday fully liberated the sprawling complex of Mosul Univers…

The military's massive valor awards review will result in fewer than 100 upgrades

More than 1,300 medal citations were examined for battlefield heroics since 9/11.

In his own words: Mattis on the challenges facing the military

The retired Marine Corps general spoke before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week ahead of…

Defense Department releases name of soldier who died in Kuwait

Spc. John P. Rodriguez , of Hemet, California, died Jan. 12 at approximately 8:30 a.m, reportedly fr…

Military's shift away from oil clashes with Trump's promises

While a growing number of military leaders have declared global warming a national security threat,…

House Democrats press FBI on Russia

House Democrats still seething over FBI Director James Comey's handling of the election-year inquiry…