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 Deploys Missile Interceptor Near North Korea Flight Path
Japan moved a mobile missile-defense system on the island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover rout...
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New Commissary, Exchange Access Delayed for Many Veterans
Disabled veterans and Purple Heart recipients won't see on-base access for commissaries and exchange stores any time soon.
'Black Hawk Down' Veteran Dies at Age 64
James McMahon served 16 years in the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment and then later as a member of the elite Delta Force.
The Most Muscular Unit in the Marine Corps Is Accepting Applications
If you can squat more than 300 pounds -- and then do it again nine more times -- the Marines may have an elite job for you.
Trump Restores Rank to SEAL, Grants Clemency for Soldiers in War Zone Crimes Cases
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Buttigieg Touts Military Service, Wary of Overstating Role
Pete Buttigieg is careful not to call himself a combat veteran even as he notes the danger he faced.
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Army Providing Security for Vindman During Probe
An official says the Army and local law enforcement are providing security as he testifies during the impeachment hearing.
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Army Lt. Col. Vindman Ready to Speak Out Publicly on Trump
The decorated soldier and White House aide is about to get his chance to tell his story publicly.
Navy Recruits Are Now Using Their Fingerprints to Sign Enlistment Documents
Using fingerprints to sign documents has enabled recruiters to work digitally the entire time instead of printing pages.
Sailors and Families Are Seeking $287M in New Lawsuits After Navy Ship Collision
Navy leaders have acknowledged several missteps that led to the fatal accident.
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Air Force News
Air Force Leader Who Wrote Essay About Respecting Subordinates Fired for Disrespecting Subordinates
The command chief of the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, was removed from his position last month.
The Air Force Could Retire These 8 Fighter Planes and Bombers
Some think that getting rid of the old stuff to make room for the new makes sense.
Airman of the Year Earns Silver Star for Heroism in Afghan Firefights
One firefight went on for nearly 10 hours.
Marine Corps News
On Eve of Funeral, Marine's Widow Remains in Limbo
As a last-ditch measure, a law firm now plans to send a cease-and-desist letter on her behalf to the funeral home.
Attorney Calls on US Marine Deserter to Turn Himself In
Michael Alexander Brown is wanted for questioning in the murder of his mother's boyfriend.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Seizes Shocking $69 Million Worth of Cocaine from Drug-Running Sub
Video shows the crew of the Cutter Harriet Lane removing 5,000 pounds of cocaine from the semi-submersible vessel.
Coast Guard to Reconsider Vessel Safety Improvements That It Had Rejected
A service leader said it will reconsider the measures in the aftermath of a fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat.
NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals
Investigators say the changes might have prevented last year's Missouri accident, which killed 17 people.