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Pentagon Appoints Four-Star Officer to Do New Review of 2017 Niger Attack
In a statement, the Pentagon said the investigating officer will do a "new, narrowly-scoped review."
Parris Island Officials Unsure if USMC Will Fully Integrate Boot Camp
The Corps’ brief experiment integrating female recruits into an all-male unit was driven by logistics and money.
White House: ISIS Territory in Syria Eliminated
All remaining territory has been wrested from the Islamic State group in Syria, President Donald Trump announced Friday.
US Warns of Sophisticated Cyberattacks from Russia, China
Army Gen. Paul Nakasone, head of U.S. Cyber Command, laid out the escalating threats.
New Pentagon Transgender Rule Sets Limits for Troops
The Defense Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar transgender troops from transitioning to another sex.
Pentagon Seeks Base Site to House 5,000 Migrant Children
The DoD is reviewing a number of military bases to find a location that can house unaccompanied migrant children.
US Looks to Get More Cash from Allies that Host Its Troops
The White House has asked the Defense Department to gather data on the costs of keeping U.S. troops in European countries.
US Pushes NATO Allies to Join Observer Force in Syria
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan described the decision to keep 400 U.S. troops in Syria as "good progress."
US Steps Up Winter-Warfare Training as Global Threat Shifts
Nearly 8,000 feet up at a training center in the California mountains, the air is thin and the snow is chest high.
Navy Denies Claims Linked to Contaminated Water
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer told reporters that at least 4,400 claims totaling $963 billion are being denied.
US Assessment Raises Concerns over China Attacking Taiwan
The Pentagon released a new report that lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might.
Officials: American Troops to Be Pulled from Afghanistan
The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, officials said.
Trump Former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus On Track to Join Navy Reserve
The Pentagon says President Donald Trump's former chief of staff is on track to join the Navy Reserve.
Marine Corps Says $3.6 Billion for Storm Repairs at Camp Lejeune
Marine leaders are saying it will cost around $3.6 billion to repair the damage to Camp Lejeune caused by Hurricane Florence.
US Starts to Withdraw Some Troops from Border Mission
The U.S. this week will begin withdrawing many of the active duty troops sent to the border with Mexico
Most Popular Military News
Soldier Killed, 12 Injured in Humvee Rollover at Fort Polk
Staff Sgt. Jacob Hess died in the crash that occurred at Fort Polk during exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center.
Two Fort Hood Soldiers Arrested in Prostitution Sting
In total, 15 people were arrested and nine women were directed to support services that help victims of human trafficking.
Army Fields Tiny Pocket Drones to Paratroopers at Fort Bragg
Equipment officials recently fielded the Army's first pocket-sized drones to units of the 82nd Airborne Division.
F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes into California Warehouse, Pilot Ejects
An F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base, sending a dozen people to hospitals.
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Headed to the Army's National Training Center? Here's What You Need to Know
NTC is designed to push combat brigades to their limits and expose tactical weaknesses to improve combat proficiency.
Hawaii Supreme Court Considers Army Training Grounds Case
The Pohakuloa Training Area is a 156-square-mile property used for combat and live-fire training.
Here's the Real Story Behind the 'Painted Rocks' at Army's NTC
For nearly four decades, combat units have painted their insignias on boulders near the road into Fort Irwin.
University of Hawaii Lab Forges Ahead with $77.2M in Navy Funding
UH's Navy-sponsored lab is one of 13 university-affiliated research centers within the Defense Department.
Navy SEAL Gets Year in Brig for Hazing Death of Green Beret
Adam Matthews was sentenced for his role in the 2017 hazing-related death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa.
Air Force News
Special Operations Pilot Faces Charges of Raping a Child Under 12 Years Old
The alleged crimes happened in 2017 and 2018 in Colorado Springs.
Air Force's Space 'Think Tank' Studies Future of Conflict Beyond Earth
Within the Air Command and Staff College resides a task force that has one core mission: to be America's think tank for space...
B-52 Bomber Removed from 'Boneyard' to Return to Service
A crew flew the plane nicknamed "Wise Guy" to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana from Tucson.
Marine Corps News
Boot Camp Revives the Lost Art of Letter Writing
During a three-month blackout, recruits are prohibited from contact with the outside world via phone or email.
Sikorsky Gets $1.1B Contract for Marine Helicopters
The King Stallion helicopter can fly higher and farther and with far heavier cargoes than existing helicopters.
1st Woman Completes Marines' Urban Leaders Course
Lance Cpl. Autumn Taniguchi finished the three-week course that prepares leathernecks to lead troops in urban environments.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Commander Dies from Injuries in Motorcycle Crash
The staff of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Alder described Commander Waters as a "tenacious Black hull sailor and Cutterman."
Coast Guard: 2 More Bodies Found After Alaska Planes Crash
The two planes collided in mid-air Monday, killing six people, the Coast Guard said.
Team Heads to Alaska to Probe Sightseeing Planes Collision
Four people were killed after the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided near Ketchikan, the Coast Guard said.