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Military Response in Puerto Rico Delays Deployments to Afghanistan
The commitment of aircraft and ships to Puerto Rico relief has delayed the deployment of additional troops to Afghanistan.
Calls for Military to Take Over Puerto Rico Relief as New Storm Looms
The National Weather Service issued flash flood warnings for Puerto Rico in heavy rains predicted through the weekend.
Hospital Ship Heads to Puerto Rico as Military Struggles to Direct Aid
The hospital ship USNS Comfort and other assets were being sent to Puerto Rico in a ramped up relief effort to the island.
Navy Evacuates 5K from Key West, Reroutes Relief Ships
Two Navy relief ships en route to Texas were turned around and a Key West, Florida, naval base was being evacuated.
National Guard Moves Focus as Hurricane Irma Looms
The National Guard is once again mobilizing for disaster rescue and relief -- this time for Hurricane Irma.
Military Response in High Gear as Texas Floodwaters Recede
The one-line order from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was: "Texas gets everything they need."
Senators Want Special Visas for Afghans Who Helped US Military
Senators from both sides of the aisle are seeking to expand the Special Immigrant Visa program for Afghans who worked for the...
Air Force Presses to Continue Iraqi Pilot Training in US
Iraqi pilots flying F-16s carried out their first airstrike in Syria against ISIS targets, in response to Baghdad car bombing...
Beale AFB Takes in California Flood Threat Evacuees
Beale Air Force Base in northern California has taken in several hundred evacuees from the Lake Oroville flood threat emergen...
Trump's SecAF Pick May Signal Openness to Women in Combat
Heather Wilson has backed the need for women in combat support roles, according to congressional testimony from 2005.
US Airdrops to Syrian Rebels Vital to Drive on Raqqa
The airdrops to Syrian rebels quietly conducted for months by the Air Force have been vital to the drive on Raqqa.
Republican Lawmakers Re-elected to Key Defense Panels
Trump's reform plans for will have to get past the chairmen of the Armed Services Committees who both refused to endorse him.
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Air Force Warns Against Area 51 Assault Plans as Alien Memes Swamp the Internet
The Facebook event, "Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us," calls for enthusiasts to show up outside the base Sept. 20.
Army to Receive 7.62mm Squad Marksman Rifles as Early as Next Year
Heckler & Koch Defense Inc. will soon begin delivering thousands of 7.62mm squad-designated marksman rifles to the Army.
Marines' New Top Officer Wants to Give New Moms a Full Year Off
The commandant's plan would drastically expand the service's maternity leave benefits.
In a First, an F-35 Pilot Is Joining the Navy's Blue Angels Demonstration Team
The Blue Angels team has its first F-35B pilot, but he won't be flying the Joint Strike Fighter jet in any upcoming shows....
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Northrop Grumman’s B-2 Spirit stealth bomber turned 30 on July 17, 2019. Watch moments of its groundbreaking first flight...
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Robotic Mules Could Deploy with Army Advisers to Afghanistan
The service hopes to start fielding the SMET after successful testing with the 10th Mountain and 101st Airborne divisions.
The Army Is Building a 3D Database of Real Cities for Virtual Reality Training
The effort, known as One World Terrain (OWT), is part of the Army's sweeping modernization effort.
Vice President Pence Tells Troops: 'Fort Bragg Is Full of Patriots'
Vice President Mike Pence visited Fort Bragg soldiers Wednesday to thank them for their service to the country.
'Top Gun: Maverick' Trailer Wows as Navy Goes All In
Today is a great day for the US Navy and for the United States of America: We've got the first trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick...
Trump Says USS Boxer Destroyed Iranian Drone
He said the amphibious assault ship Boxer took defensive action after the drone closed to within 1,000 yards of the warship.
Gilday Nominated to Be Next Chief of Naval Operations
Vice Adm. Michael Gilday, a three-star admiral, is now the director of the Joint Staff, a position he has held since March.
Air Force News
Air Force JTAC Awarded Silver Star for Calling Airstrikes Under Fire
Tech. Sgt. Michael Perolio received the third-highest award for valor in combat during a ceremony Thursday.
Air Force Fighter Pilot Units Will Get Personal Therapists to Fight Chronic Pain
A personal masseuse, trainer or conditioning coach could be coming to a fighter pilot base near you.
Marine Corps News
Another Military Veteran Joins Kentucky US Senate Race
Democrat Mike Broihier is the latest military-tested candidate aiming to unseat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Remains of 22 Troops Killed 76 Years Ago in Battle of Tarawa Return to US
The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency transferred the remains from Tarawa in 22 cases.
Coast Guard News
Here's How the US Coast Guard Helped Put El Chapo Away for Life
Drug interdictions by the service played a role in convicting the kingpin.
Barry Drenches Gulf Coast, but Initially Spares New Orleans
Coast Guard helicopters rescued a dozen people and two pets from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish, south of New Orleans.
Coast Guard Cutter Holds Line on China During Rare Pacific Deployment
Bertholf returned July 2 from the Coast Guard's first full-length deployment to the Western Pacific in seven years.