Triumph in Europe: Commemorating VE Day
On May 8, 1945, people flooded the streets, waved banners and all but mauled American troops in hugs, as the Allies marked th...
5 Defining Army Reserve Moments
From brutal trench warfare in World War I to fighting the Nazis and challenging Soviet Russia, Army Reserve forces have parti...
'Gunny' Remembered: The Life of R. Lee Ermey
The iconic Gunnery Sergeant Hartman -- and the veteran who played him, R. Lee Ermey -- are both iconic. But Ermey's service w...
Freeing a Continent: Airborne Forces on D-Day
They parachuted behind enemy lines hours before D-Day, and fought off Nazi troops to secure bridges and roadways for Allied i...
‘Tactical Surprise’: The D-Day Amphibious Assault at Utah Beach
Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft mount...
From Big Week to the Big Day: Aerial Attacks Set Up D-Day Invasion
Hundreds of United States Army Air Force’s (USAAF) B-17 Flying Fortress bombers launched a massive coordinated assault just p...
This Destroyer Did the US Proud Through Three Wars
From supporting amphibious attacks against the Viet Cong to fighting off Japanese warships, the USS Radford has seen it all.
Memorial Day Spotlight: Father Survives Kamikaze Attack, Inspires Son to Serve
Dwight Vickers survived a kamikaze attack in World War II -- and his son Kendall was inspired enough by his dad to serve in t...
Stop the Bleed: Army Reserve Heroes Build on Lessons of Boston Bombing
A quick-thinking Army Reservist saved lives during the Boston Marathon bombing -- and inspired a new program intended to teac...
Guardian Angels: Air Force Reservists Save Mountain Climbers
A dramatic rescue of mountain climbers is just one mission that is gaining attention as Air Force Reserve Command prepares to...
The Air Force Reserve: Then and Now
The Air Force Reserve has fought Hitler’s Nazi forces, flown dangerous missions against North Korea, and mobilized for the Cu...
5 Intense Air Force Reserve Moments
If you think the Air Force Reserve just chills on the sidelines, you just might want to read on.
Flying on One Leg: Disabled Veteran Conquers the Slopes
Bill Caywood was on the edge of death due to a combat injury -- but now he's bombing down the mountains as a participant in t...
Miracles on a Mountain: Ski Instructor Inspired by Veterans
Ski instructor Alec Tossani is one of many volunteers at the DAV National Disabled Winter Sports Clinic helping to make veter...
Navy to Commission Amphib Designed for F-35s and No Well Deck
Saturday marks the Navy’s move into amphibious assault ships that don’t have well-decks.
Most Popular Military News
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.
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.
A Missing ID Card Spent 50 Years in Vietnam. Now It's Coming Home
How the card was discovered after 50 years missing is an unlikely story of serendipity.
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Providence Hospital staff said the 18-year-old Army recruit's death was not heat-related.
World War II Veteran, Who Met Patton Twice, Turns 100
Leonard Kieley was a commander of a tank company serving in Gen. George S. Patton's famous 4th Armored Division.
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
The Close Quarter Thermal takes two CR-123 batteries, weighs approximately one pound and currently costs about $10,000.
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.