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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…

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…

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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…

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 Hood soldier found dead in barracks

A 24-year-old soldier was found unresponsive in his barracks room at Fort Hood, Texas, on Thursday,…

Tim Kennedy retires from the UFC, mixed martial arts

The 37-year-old announced it Tuesday via Facebook.

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…

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.

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…

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…

Vietnam veteran's Medal of Honor on hold during presidential transition

When President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act two days before Christmas, he sig…

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…

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,…

Polish government welcomes U.S. troops: 'We waited for decades'

Polish leaders welcomed U.S. troops to their country Saturday, with the defense minister expressing…

Fanning: ‘Nothing can follow this’ as he steps down as the Army's top civilian leader

With just days to go before the end of his tenure as Army secretary, Eric Fanning has no plans to sl…

Head of D.C. National Guard to step down during Trump inauguration

The head of the District of Columbia National Guard has been ordered to step down immediately after…

The Air Force shows off its contributions to next week's presidential inauguration

The event included a parade and military working dog demo.

Kansas legislative leader urges probe of state National Guard

A Kansas Democratic legislative leader says the state needs to investigate its National Guard after…

Seventeen current and former Naval Special Warfare sailors to receive upgraded awards

Nine will receive Navy Crosses. Eight will receive Silver Stars. Two awards are posthumous.

Suspected airport gunman's life unraveled over past year

Esteban Santiago stood alone in the cold one day last month outside Mom & Pop's liquor store in Anch…

Army investigates death of sergeant assigned to Fort Hood

Sgt. Alex Mathew Dean Taylor, 23, was found unresponsive at his place of duty at Fort Hood, Texas, o…

Senate approves exception for Mattis to serve as defense secretary

The retired Marine Corps general needs House approval too before he can be confirmed for the top Pen…

Today in history: Task Force 38 runs roughshod in 1945

Today in history: Task Force 38 runs roughshod in 1945

Army chief: 'We're not there yet' when it comes to readiness

The Army is undermanned, according to its chief of staff, and that needs to change if the U.S. is go…

Mattis promises a strong military, balanced strategy in confirmation hearing

The retired Marine Corps general faced questions on Russia, women in combat and a host of readiness…

U.S. troops enter Poland, 1st deployment at Russia's doorstep

American soldiers rolled into Poland on Thursday, fulfilling a dream some Poles have had since the f…

More than 16,000 Iraqis killed by violence in 2016, report finds

The London-based Iraq Body Count reported that 16,361 civilian Iraqis died in 2016, with the norther…

Reports: U.S. soldier committed suicide at Kuwait's Camp Arifjan

The soldier died at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, the Army reports.

Probe identifies 33 civilian deaths in U.S.-Afghan raid on Taliban

The U.S. military in Afghanistan said Thursday that its investigation into a November firefight with…

Mattis to promise 'strong civilian leadership' as defense secretary

In prepared testimony for his Senate confirmation hearing, the retired Marine Corps general acknowle…

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