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Big Changes to Grueling Special Forces Course Draw Scrutiny
Critics fear that Green Berets will become weaker and "dangerously less capable than ever before."
US Moves 2 British ISIS Members Known as 'Beatles' from Syria
President Trump said the U.S. has moved some of the Islamic State prisoners amid fears some could escape custody.
Trump Defends Syria Troop Plan from Criticism Home, Abroad
The sudden decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria drew quick, strong criticism Monday.
Senate Confirms Former Ranger as New Army Secretary
Ryan McCarthy, a former Army Ranger who served in Afghanistan, has been acting secretary for months.
US General for NATO: Afghan Violence Will Rise Before Vote
Air Force Gen. Tod Wolters said "there are no discussions" with allies about any troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Pentagon Approves Military Construction Cash for Border Wall
Pentagon officials would not say which 127 projects will be affected.
US Intends to Prevent Turkey Invasion into Syria, Esper Says
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened an imminent attack to push back U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish Forces.
Pentagon Chief Visits Mongolia to Strengthen Military Bonds
Esper's stop in Ulaanbaatar underscored its role in America's strategy that lists China and Russia as priority competitors.
US Still Seeks Allies in Gulf Maritime Coalition
The U.S. military's main role would be to provide "maritime domain awareness" to coalition partners in vulnerable waterways.
Senate Panel Advances Hyten's Nomination Despite Sex Assault Allegation
Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week.
Military Studies 'Hyperfit' Women who Pass Grueling Courses
Army medical researchers hope to uncover answers in a just-launched voluntary study.
US Gets No Commitment from NATO for Help on Iran Threat
Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the U.S. will come back next month and provide reluctant allies more details.
Pentagon Is Without a Chief as US Faces Many Global Threats
It's a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.
Military Strikes Against Iran Abruptly Called Off
Asked earlier in the day about a U.S. response to the attack, Trump said, "You'll soon find out."
Officials: US to Send About 1,000 More Troops to Poland
The new plans call for the construction of a new combat training center in Drawsko Pomorskie.
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After Almost 5 Years, Army's 101st Airborne Will Return to Full Air Assault Power
U.S. Army aviation officials have launched an effort to restore full air assault capability to the 101st Airborne Division.
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?
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.
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.
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Hundreds of soldiers will test a new lightweight shift designed to keep soldiers dry and warm.
Bullpup or Belt-Fed? Prototypes for Army's Next-Gen Squad Weapons Finally Revealed
Three competing firms displayed their prototype 6.8mm rifles and automatic rifles at the 2019 AUSA conference.
General: Army's JROTC Needs Tech Programs, Diversity
The Army must invest in STEM education and interactive learning for its JROTC programs to succeed.
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.
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
Full F-35 Production May Not Begin for More Than a Year, Pentagon Top Buyer Says
It's official: top Pentagon officials will not clear the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for full-rate production this year.
Air Force Denies Report More Security Forces Sent to Incirlik
The U.S. has not increased its security at Incirlik Air Base, which it shares with Turkish forces, Air Force officials said.
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.
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