China Lands Spacecraft on 'Dark' Side of Moon in World First
The landing highlights China's growing ambitions to rival the U.S., Russia and Europe in space.
US Navy Dedicates Japan-Based Destroyer to Sen. John McCain
Not just one, not just two, but three generations of McCains are now honored on a U.S. Navy ship in the Pacific.
US, Japanese Agree to Continue Joint Military Exercises
Longstanding sensitivities over the presence of American troops in Japan also came up during Mattis' visit.
Navy Recovers 8 Personnel from C-2 Crash off Japan, 3 Still Missing
Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean.
Ship with Sailors Rescued at Sea Reaches US Base in Okinawa
Two women from Hawaii who were adrift on a storm-battered sailboat in the Pacific for months set foot on solid ground Monday.
Navy Dismisses 7th Fleet Commander After Warship Accidents
The commander of the Navy's Asia-based 7th Fleet was dismissed Wednesday after a series of warship accidents.
Shinzo Abe to Become First Japanese Leader to Visit Pearl Harbor
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor with U.S. President Barack Obama at the end of this month.
Wikileaks Says US Spied on Japanese Government, Companies
The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and compa...
Poll: Americans Divided Over Japan's Military Role in Asia
Seventy years after the U.S. defeated Japan in World War II, Americans are divided over Japan playing a more active military...
Nintendo Reports Loss as Wii U Sales Languish
Nintendo sank to a loss in the latest quarter as sales of Wii U game consoles continue to be eroded by a shift to gaming on s...
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The Air Force's top enlisted leader said some airmen go to extremes, even starving themselves, to pass the tape test.
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.
The Air Force Has Declared War on Hopelessness in the Ranks
Toxic leadership appears to contribute to "hopelessness," according to the top enlisted person and chief of staff.
This Osprey-Style Drone Could Help Marines Protect Navy Warships
The Marine Corps is considering using a massive drone not unlike its MV-22B Osprey to protect ships.
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Iran Vows to Lead Gulf Security, as US Sends More Troops
President Rouhani warned that the presence of foreign forces could cause problems for the world's "energy security."
Greek Police Make Arrest in 1985 Hijacking of TWA Flight 847
The hijackers shot and killed U.S. Navy diver Robert Stethem.
Cost of Double-Lining Underground Fuel Storage Tanks Isn't Justified, Navy Says
The report notes that double-walling the tanks is expected to cost 10 times more than the current option.
Air Force News
'Col. Ned Stark' Sounds Off on Air Force Promotion System Overhaul
Col. Jason Lamb, took the stage before a packed audience of airmen with Lt. Gen. Brian Kelly.
About 75 People Gather at Area 51 Gate, 1 Person Arrested
The "Storm Area 51" invitation spawned festivals in the tiny Nevada towns of Rachel and Hiko nearest the military site.
For Air Force Drone Operators, Connection with Unmanned Aircraft Runs Deep
Air Force Col. Stephen Jones admits that having emotional ties to a drone may seem a bit strange to an outsider.
Marine Corps News
Missing Camp Pendleton Marine Found Unharmed in Texas
Lance Cpl. Job Wallace was taken into custody at a rest area in Navarro County, Texas.
This Tiny Thermal Weapons Optic with Red Dot Is Designed for Close Combat
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Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Offloads 6 Tons of Cocaine, Worth About $435M
Four cutters intercepted a total of eight drug smuggling vessels in the Eastern Pacific Ocean over the past three months
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.