Obama Looks to Spur Private Sector Hiring
Limited in his ability to create jobs through direct spending, President Barack Obama is considering measures to encourage th...
Focus on Job Creation
The economy desperately needs more private sector jobs -- but there's different views on how and when these jobs come about.
US Chamber Spells Out Its Own Job Agenda
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has called for a series of measures designed to increase employment, including greater oil drill...
Obama Declares 'Turning Point' for US Military
President Obama saluted returning troops and declared the U.S. is moving past large deployments aimed at nation building.
Obama Helps Deliver Toys to Marine Corps Drive
Introducing himself as the "big elf," President Barack Obama on Wednesday exclaimed "Ho, Ho, Ho" and made merry as he deliver...
Obama Switches Gears, Confronting Ebola Head On
President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of th...
Obama Reaffirms Opposition to US Combat in Iraq
President Obama reaffirmed Wednesday that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group.
Obama, Putin Discuss Ukraine, Missile Treaty
President Obama told Russian President Putin Friday that the U.S. remains deeply concerned that Russia is ramping up support...
US: Russia Violated 1987 Nuclear Missile Treaty
The Obama administration accused Russia of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty.
VA Review Finds 'Significant and Chronic' Failures
A review of the troubled Veterans Affairs health care system concludes that medical care for veterans is beset by "significan...
Obama Awards Medal of Honor to 24 Vets From 3 Wars
Two dozen minority U.S. soldiers who performed bravely under fire in three wars finally received the Medal of Honor.
Obama: US Movies, TV Help Shape World's Culture
President Barack Obama says thanks to television and movies, the rest of the world has had a front-row seat for America's mar...
White House Says it Thwarted Cyberattack
The White House is acknowledging an attempt to infiltrate its computer system but says it thwarted the effort.
Obama Honors Return of Libya Attack Victims
Leading the grieving, President Barack Obama on Friday honored the four Americans killed in an attack on the U.S. consulate i...
Most Popular Military News
Air Force to Institute New Fitness Requirements for Commanders
Starting next week, commanders will be expected to stay in shape, according to Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
A Navy Carrier Strike Group Is Deploying Without Its Broken-Down Aircraft Carrier
Ships from the Harry S. Truman Strike Group are deploying from this week, but one thing is missing -- the Truman.
UFO Videos Are Footage of Real 'Unidentified' Objects, US Navy Acknowledges
The first video of the unidentified object was taken on Nov. 14, 2004.
After PT Deaths, Air Force Weighs Separating Waist Measurement from Fitness Test
The Air Force's top enlisted leader said some airmen go to extremes, even starving themselves, to pass the tape test.
Special Forces Soldier Identified as Latest Combat Death in Afghanistan
The soldier killed in Afghanistan on Monday has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Griffin.
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The 'Hero of Cologne' Receives his Bronze Star 75 Years Late
When 96-year-old Clarence Smoyer came to Washington, he thought he was heading to the Pentagon to sign copies of "Spearhead."
West Point Grad Esper Fields Tough Question on Army-Air Force Game Loyalties
Defense Secretary Mark Esper feigned neutrality Wednesday on the upcoming Army-Air Force football game.
Lasers That Take Out Drones and Small Boats Could Be Mounted On More Navy Ships
Navy warship is getting a laser five times stronger than the one the service has tested in the past.
Navy Considers Opening Parts of Naval Air Station Oceana to Public
The Navy is considering opening parts of Naval Air Station Oceana to the public and leasing the land to private companies.
Former San Diego Sailor Receives 20-Year Sentence for Sex Crimes Against a Minor
A former U.S. Navy sailor was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for having sexual contact with a 14-year-old.
Air Force News
Dear Air Force: You Are Missing the Point on Suicide Prevention
I took the survey from your Invisible Wound Initiative. When I was done, I was very disappointed in you.
Senator Threatens to Hold Back Air Force Nominee Over Trump Resort Stays
Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants Barbara Barrett to promise to end spending at properties belonging to the "grifter-in-chief."
First National Guard Unit Gets F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The Vermont Air National Guard is due to take delivery Thursday of the first two of what will become 20 F-35 fighters.
Marine Corps News
Hundreds of Marines Are Headed to Central, South America as Amphib Changes Homeports
Members of the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit will spend October in the U.S. Southern Command area of operations,.
Marines Arm Drone Vehicle with .50-cal Machine Gun for Urban Fight
The Marine Corps is experimenting with new options for its unmanned, squad prototype vehicle.
Marines Test Nonlethal Mortar Round for Crowd Control
They may not be deadly, but some of the nonlethal weapons the Marine Corps is working on look pretty devastating.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Commander Charged with Importing Narcotics
According to a complaint, James Silcox III received three shipments of Tramadol to post-office boxes over the summer.
Coast Guard Discovers Abandoned Panga Boat with 41 Bales of Marijuana
A helicopter crew was dispatched to conduct a search for possible people in distress.
Wreckage from Fatal Boat Fire Taken to Naval Base Ventura County
A ship-tracking website shows the barge that transported the Conception in Port Hueneme.