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ISIS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack Monday on a military training center in…

US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming

His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small bla…

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States "…

Boundary between Iraq, Kurdish territory divides communities

As Omar Rashad's combine clutters down the barley field in northern Iraq, the farmer shields his eye…

Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his constitutional right against self-inc…

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ISIS claims attack on Iraqi training camp north of Baghdad

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for an attack Monday on a military training center in…

US ambassador assures Syrian refugees more help is coming

His skull and jaw wrapped in bandages, the young Syrian refugee stared nonchalantly into a small bla…

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States "…

Boundary between Iraq, Kurdish territory divides communities

As Omar Rashad's combine clutters down the barley field in northern Iraq, the farmer shields his eye…

Source says Flynn to invoke 5th Amendment

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his constitutional right against self-inc…

North Korea says it's ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an "answer" to…

Pentagon unveils official portrait for former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Chuck Hagel's portrait has one key difference than other defense secretaries before him.

NATO chief in talks with Germany, Turkey over air base spat

The chief of NATO says he's in touch with both Germany and Turkey regarding their latest dispute ove…

Trump urges Mideast nations to drive out 'Islamic extremism'

President Donald Trump on Sunday implored Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries to extingu…

North Korea fires midrange missile in its latest test

North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest…

US protests intercept by Chinese jets; China blames US

China denied U.S. accusations that its jets conducted an unprofessional intercept of an American rad…

Turkey steps up training of Syrian opposition forces

Turkey has stepped up training of the Free Syrian Army, which has fought alongside Turkish forces ag…

US pitches plan to Russia to avoid armed conflict in Syria

The United States has proposed to Russia a plan for managing an increasingly complex battlefield in…

Lawmakers press for better rifles, bigger bullets for soldiers, Marines

As the Army continues to develop a potential replacement for the M4, for a handful of senators, repl…

Trump nominates Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford for 2nd term as Joint Chiefs chairman

Dunford completes his first term at the end of September.

Commentary: Rally will put needed spotlight on toxic exposure among veterans

An Iraq War veteran and an iconic environmental advocate on the importance of Saturday's Operation S…

Total annihilation: Mattis maps out the path ahead against ISIS

The U.S. defense secretary and his top general say Russia must play a bigger role in ensuring succes…

North Korea links nuclear advances to 'hostile' US policy

North Korea will rapidly strengthen its nuclear strike capability as long as the United States maint…

Military veterans take to Twitter to fight discrimination with #VetsFightHate

A group of veterans are fighting anti-immigration messages one tweet at a time.

Senate's first female war vet looks for bipartisan victories

Iowa's Joni Ernst sees military and veterans issues as a common cause for a fractured Congress to ra…

Syria says US airstrike killed several soldiers near Jordan

The strike was the first such close confrontation between U.S. forces and fighters backing President…

This week in Congress: Budget blitz before Memorial Day

Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of May 22

New defense budget poised to meet lower expectations

Hawkish U.S. lawmakers believe the Pentagon needs a major boost above President Trump's budget, but…

Airstrikes fuel Mosul gains as Iraq pushes for quick victory

Half a dozen units of Islamic State group fighters holed up in western Mosul began their morning rad…

US, Israeli spies upset that Trump shared intel with Russia

The United States and Israel are publicly brushing aside President Donald Trump's reported sharing o…

Lawmakers again push for more flexibility with military moves

Legislation would pay for families who want to leave early or remain at a previous assignment for si…

Senate chairman: Flynn has not responded to subpoena

Correcting his earlier statement, the chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Thursday th…

Lawmakers demand swift action for Turkish Embassy violence

Top congressional Republicans are demanding the Trump administration take swift and severe action ag…

NATO chief rules out combat role against Islamic State

NATO's chief says members are discussing whether to join the international coalition fighting the Is…

High-stakes airstrike in Syria: Pro-Assad militia threatens US troops in defiance of Russia

Officials described the incident as a security breach that posed imminent danger to US personnel nea…

Turkey demands US replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Turkey's leader told Donald Trump his country will keep on fighting Syrian Kurdish militants even th…

If you're in the military, expect a modest pay raise next year

Much of President Trump's planned defense funding is already slated to cover other military costs an…

Report: Flynn blocked military move against ISIS that Turkey opposed

Days before President Trump took office, incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn blocked a…

Marine veteran Robert Mueller will lead probe into Trump and Russia

The former FBI director led a rifle platoon in Vietnam and earned a Bronze Star.