3 Fort Stewart soldiers died when vehicle fell from bridge during training, general says
Soldiers were training in darkness when their armored vehicle fell from a bridge and landed upside down in water below, killing three of those inside and injuring three others, the commanding general of Fort Stewart said Monday.
Some American troops may stay in Syria to guard oil fields, Esper says
The U.S. may leave some forces in Syria to secure oil fields and make sure they don’t fall into the hands of a resurgent Islamic State, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Monday, even though President Donald Trump has insisted he is pulling troops out of the country and getting out of “endless wars.”
Silent protest? Withdrawing US soldier seen wearing previously banned Kurdish militia patch
It’s common for U.S. special operators to don patches of partner forces. But in 2016, American military commanders banned the wear of YPG and YPJ patches after Turkey became outraged following the circulation of photos of American commandos brandishing the patches.
A veteran’s perspective on Syria: A letter to our leadership
This is a case when service members deserve a private conversation with leaders without fear of reprisal, an officer says.
US military convoy withdrawing from Syria pelted with garbage by angry residents
Departing U.S. troops from Syria just cross the border into Iraq Monday.
Congressional leaders travel to Afghanistan amid uncertainty over troop deployments overseas
The trip coincided with a congressional delegation visit to Jordan to discuss regional instability.
Remains identified of Ohio soldier who died in Korean War
The government says the remains of a soldier who died during the Korean War have been identified as an 18-year-old Ohio man.
More questions answered as installations get ready for the potential 3 million extra shoppers
Front gate scanners are ready for the extra people eligible to shop at military stores starting Jan. 1, officials say.
There was nothing fast or loose about US support for the Kurds
There was good reason for the U.S. to end its partnership with the Kurds in a more deliberate manner, says the author of this commentary.
Black WWI soldier buried in unmarked Indiana grave gets commemorative headstone
A black soldier who was buried in an unmarked Indiana grave is getting proper recognition for his military service in World War I nearly a half-century after his death.
Esper says reduction of American forces in Afghanistan relies on a peace agreement with Taliban
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived Sunday in Afghanistan, where stalled peace talks with the Taliban and persistent violent attacks by the insurgent group and Islamic State militants have complicated the Trump administration’s pledge to withdraw more than 5,000 American troops.
New air defense threats mean new equipment and new ways of defending
Here's how the Army plans to field battalions, fill gaps in air and missile defense.
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