Drafting Women Could Diminish Combat Effectiveness, Vet Says
Speakers at a hearing were divided between supporters of the current system and those who want it abolished altogether.
DoD Officials Make Case for Keeping the Draft, Women Included
Pentagon officials and national security experts presented a case Wednesday to reform the Selective Service System.
Shipbuilder Named to Build Coast Guard’s New Icebreaker
A vessel built by VT Halter Marine will be first new heavy icebreaker in 41 years.
Tricare Extends Window for Choosing Coverage After Retirement
Retiring service members have a year to choose between Tricare Prime or Tricare Select.
Government Appeals Judge's Ruling That Found Male-Only Draft Unconstitutional
The Justice Department filing thwarts a request by plaintiffs to open registration to everyone or shutter it.
Coast Guard: US Must Work to Prevent a Fight in the Arctic
The service aims to work with partners to promote visibility and ensure stability in the region.
Army Launches Registry for Troops, Families With Housing-Related Health Issues
The Army is encouraging those with health concerns thought to be related to substandard housing to sign up.
Military Leaders Face Off Against a Rising Enemy: The Weather
Navy and Air Force leaders told lawmakers that rising sea levels, fires and storms affect personnel at home as and at work.
Changes Coming to Military's Transition Assistance Program This Fall
Changes are coming to the DoD's program for transitioning troops, which is designed to boost veterans' chances for success.
VA Looks to Create Artificial Organs, Even Bones, With 3D Printing
VA has launched an aggressive campaign to put 3D printers in many of its medical centers.
House Unanimously Passes Bill to Improve Burn Pit Registry
If approved, the legislation would allow family members to report the death of a veteran listed in the registry.
Shanahan Launches New Task Force on Military Sexual Assault
The task force will assess how the armed forces handle and prosecute sex crimes.
Woman Dies in Apparent Suicide at Arlington National Cemetery
The death took place just yards from Joint Base Henderson Hall-Fort Myer, according to reports.
After 10 Months, VA Has a Deputy Secretary Nominee
The acting deputy secretary at the Department of Veterans Affairs has been nominated to fill the position permanently,
Committee Will Study Respiratory Diseases Related to Military Burn Pits, Dust
The review marks the second time the National Academies have looked at the subject.
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Army Studies Electrical Brain Zaps for Enhancing Soldier Performance
U.S. Army scientists are studying how running electrical current through the brain could enhance soldier performance.
2nd Cavalry Gives Germany-Based Squadrons Days Off for Not Drinking and Driving
The rewards are part of the regiment's No DUI campaign, which was launched after a rash of alcohol-related incidents.
Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan to Speak at Naval Academy
The academy announced Thursday that Shanahan will address the graduating class in Annapolis, Maryland, on May 24.
Navy Vet Accused of Threatening Baby, Church on Easter Pleads Not Guilty
A Navy veteran accused of holding a gun to her baby's head and threatening to blow up a church pleaded not guilty.
Second Lady Karen Pence Celebrates Military Spouses at Naval Station Norfolk
Pence delivered care packages, took photos and chatted with the spouses of deployed service members.
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Trump to Speak at Upcoming Air Force Academy Graduation
President Trump will speak at an Air Force Academy commencement May 30, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters.
Air Force's Mjölnir? Service Testing THOR Anti-Drone System
The Tactical High-power Microwave Operational Responder, or THOR, is in developmental testing.
Air Force Captain Who Allegedly Tried to Lure a Child Was Caught in Sting
The 14-year-old child was really an officer with the Sheriff's Office's Internet Crimes Against Children task force.
Marine Corps News
Next Marine Sergeant Major Ran Across IED-Filled Ground to Reach Fallen Comrade
Black's actions earned him a Bronze Star. Now, he will become the 19th sergeant major of the Marine Corps.
Marine Fighter Squadron CO Relieved After Fatal Refueling Crash
The commanding officer of a Japan-based Marine Hornet squadron has been relieved four months after a refueling collision.
Next Top Enlisted Marine Is a Salty Warfighter Who Will Push PME, New Technology
Sgt. Maj. Troy E. Black has been selected to serve as the 19th sergeant major of the Marine Corps.
Coast Guard News
Release Approved for Coast Guard Officer Accused of Terror
U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles Day noted that Christopher Hasson hasn't been charged with any terrorism related offenses.
Coast Guard Academy Making Investments to Bolster Seamanship
Each year, the academy graduates about 200 "service-ready" ensigns.
Feds: Coast Guard Officer Targeted Supreme Court Justices
Prosecutors haven't charged him with any terrorism-related offenses since his Feb. 15 arrest and subsequent indictment.