Guard Reinforcements Contain Damage in Ferguson

Members of the Missouri National Guard stand watch outside a command post near a protest Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, for Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

FERGUSON, Mo. -- National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown. Demonstrators returned Tuesday to the riot-scarred streets. But with hundreds of addition... more

Ebola Isolation at US Base 'Pretty Much Vacation'

Contractors take a break from working on the entertainment room, called "the Hub," at the Langley Transit Center at Langley Air Force Base. The Hub features board games, computers, television sets, and video game consoles. Natasha Stannard/Air Force

HAMPTON, Va. -- With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S. military who have returned from the Ebola mission in West Africa can look a lot like summer camp. The Defense Department is requiring military service members to undergo 21 days of isolation and monitoring as a pr... more

Obama Appears to Be Seeking a More Forceful Defense Secretary

Ashton Carter. DoD photo by R.D. Ward

REPORTING FROM WASHINGTON -- As he searches for his fourth defense secretary in six years, President Obama appears to be looking for a more forceful, articulate military leader to navigate the tough but limited wars that are likely to consume much of his final two years in office. Finding a candidate with deep Pentagon experience who can help s... more

Navy Petty Officer Advancement Results

Petty Officer advancement ceremony aboard USS Mustin sends out a hearty "BZ" to those E-4, E-5 and E-6 Sailors who have recently been advanced to Petty Officer. The complete list is below. (All names are followed by erates). How much would you make with a promotion? See our updated military pay charts. Petty Officers: FTS Petty Officers: Active Duty Petty Officers: CANREC Petty O... more

NATO Sees Russia Ready for Ukraine Incursion

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe Philip M. Breedlove addresses the media at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

KIEV, Ukraine -- Russia still has enough troops along Ukraine's border to mount a major incursion, NATO's top commander said Wednesday, and Moscow is using its military might to affect political developments inside Ukraine. U.S. Gen. Philip Breedlove said a large number of Russian troops are also active inside Ukraine, training and advising se... more

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