Saudis Blame Iran for Drone Attack amid Calls for US Strikes
Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed Tehran for a drone attack by Yemen's rebels that knocked out a key oil pipeline.
US Ends Search for Japanese F-35 that Crashed in April
The pilot is still missing, and Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Japan will continue its search.
Japan to Spend More on Defense, Refit First Aircraft Carrier
Japan plans its first aircraft carrier and big increases in defense spending and weapons capability in the coming years.
5 Missing, 2 Found After F/A-18 Fighter, Refueling Tanker Crash Off Japan
A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after colliding.
Japan Resumes Work at Disputed US Base Relocation Site
The initial stage of landfill work at Henoko on Okinawa's east coast resumed Thursday morning.
New Okinawa Chief Wants US to Rethink Marine Base Relocation
Denny Tamaki was elected last month after campaigning for moving the disputed Marine base entirely off the island.
Pompeo Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Ahead of North Korea Trip
Pompeo's trip to Asia comes as President Trump seeks to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a second time.
Japan Would Boost Missile Defenses in Record Military Budget
A big chunk of the budget would buy two land-based Aegis missile defense systems and SM-3 Block IIA interceptor missiles.
Hiroshima Remembers Atomic Bombing on 73rd Anniversary
Hiroshima marked the anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing of the city with a somber ceremony.
Japan Hosts Multinational Drills to Intercept Weapons at Sea
The "Pacific Shield 18" exercise off Tokyo's southern coast simulated the interception of weapons of mass destruction.
WWII Battle of Attu Island Still Haunts Those Who Fought There
The fight for Attu Island was the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.
Japanese Combat Helicopter Crashes in Southern Japan
The Boeing AH-64 combat helicopter crashed in Kanzaki city in Saga prefecture seven minutes after taking off.
Japan Public TV Sends Mistaken North Korean Missile Alert
Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch.
Ex-US Deserter to North Korea Who Married Japan Abductee Dies
A U.S Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release has died.
Japan, China, South Korea Unite in Condemning North Korea Missile
The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea put aside frictions to criticize North Korea's latest submarine missile...
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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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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
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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.
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Marine Unit Wants to Hold Annual Ball at Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club
The move comes at a time when taxpayer and foreign-government spending at Trump properties is fueling political battles.
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.
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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.