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WATCH: Russia's Su-35 Wows Crowds at MAKS and Beyond
Russia's Su-35 fighter jet wowed crowds at the MAKS 2017 airshow outside Moscow.
Air Force's Newest Gunship, AC-130J Ghostrider, Is Almost Ready for Combat
The U.S. Air Force this month plans to declare its newest gunship, the AC-130J Ghostrider, ready for combat.
Ruger Releases Pistol Caliber 'PC Carbine'
The carbine is designed for any level of shooter, from novice to experienced, and for any number of uses.
Air Force Taps Firms to Develop Cruise Missile Swarms
Lockheed announced it received a five-year $110 million contract from the lab to build the "Gray Wolf."
Inspired by Military, Converse Unveils Tactical Footwear
The company has rolled out a new line of "Urban Utility" sneakers designed with durability in mind.
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This Pistol Accessory Could Be Your Next Shooting Coach
Shooting coaches beware: This smartphone-compatible pistol accessory is gunning for your job.
Trump Signs Bill Adding Funds for Missile Defense, Destroyer Fixes
The short-term funding bill includes money for missile defense and fixes for the U.S. Navy destroyers damaged in collisions.
Army Identifies Two Brigades Deploying to Afghanistan This Spring
The deployments are part of a regular rotation of forces to support Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Watch Bell's Next-Generation Tilt-Rotor V-280 Valor Take Flight
Bell Helicopter's next-generation tilt-rotor aircraft, the V-280 Valor, has made its first flight, the company announced Mond...
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US Veteran Who Survived Blast Receives Penis Transplant
A Baltimore hospital says a wounded U.S. veteran has received the world's most extensive penis transplant.
Men and Women Seeing Different Failure Rates on Army's Gender-Neutral Fitness Test
The Army general in charge of the service's new combat fitness test said he's confident it will remain gender-neutral.
Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Marine Stopped to Help Someone on Highway Before She Was Hit and Killed
Cpl. Erin Rachel Lilleyfogle of Parris Island had stopped to help someone involved in an earlier crash.
Soldiers Will Once Again Get Pre-Move Cash, Army Chief Says
Dislocation Allowance, or DLA, is a cash payment of about $1,000 to $4,000, based on rank and dependents.
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General: Army's JROTC Needs Tech Programs, Diversity
The Army must invest in STEM education and interactive learning for its JROTC programs to succeed.
Army Considering Pass/Fail Option on ACFT for Sergeant Promotions
The Army may do away with making sergeant promotions dependent on high Army Combat Fitness Test scores.
New Army Chief Wants to Let Soldiers Stay Longer at Favorite Duty Stations
Could soldiers be able to put off PCS moves for nine years?
Navy's 'Doomsday' Plane Hits a Bird, Suffers $2M in Damages
An E-6B Mercury, a nuclear command-and-control plane, hit the bird at Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Oct. 2.
Having Penis Transplant Was 'One of the Best Decisions I Ever Made,' Navy Veteran Says
He had the surgery eight years after a bomb in Afghanistan blew off the lower half of his body.
Student Naval Pilot Was Flying at 15,000 Feet When Engine Caught Fire
A pilot and instructor were 30 minutes into a planned hour-long training flight when they got indication of an engine fire.
Air Force News
Air Force Nurse Pleads Guilty in Tricare Fraud Scheme
Federal prosecutors say Maj. Romeatrius Moss pleaded guilty to soliciting and receiving a kickback on Tuesday.
Air Force Adds Sickle Cell Trait Question to Fitness Survey After PT Deaths
The addition of screening for sickle cell trait on the survey will help to flag those who might need additional clearance.
Fighter Jets Could Fly Lower in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon
Mountain Home Air Force Base in southwestern Idaho operates flights over portions of the three states.
Marine Corps News
Veteran Furious with CVS Manager's Handling of Military Photo; Manager Calls Police
When Regedanz went to the CVS, he said the manager said she couldn't sell him the reprint because of copyright infringement.
Marine Corps Announces It Was Wrong -- Again -- on Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photo
Evidence shows another Marine long-believed to be in the famous photo from atop Mount Suribachi was misidentified.
Kyle Carpenter Is Still Refusing to Hide His Scars
It's been nine years since the Medal of Honor recipient hurled himself onto a live grenade to save a fellow Marine.
Coast Guard News
Charged with Killing His 'Best Bud,' Coast Guardsman Appears in Camp Pendleton Courtroom
Seaman Ethan W. Tucker was arrested Aug. 28 after a seven-month Coast Guard investigation into the January death.
Coast Guard Offloads $92 Million Worth of Smuggled Cocaine in San Diego
The Coast Guard offloaded more than 6,800 pounds of cocaine -- worth an estimated $92 million -- on Wednesday.
Despite Hurricane Damage, Coast Guard Pressing On with Next-Gen Cutter Construction
Coast Guard's New Plan for Next-Gen Cutter Contracts Will Prevent Delays, Commandant Says