Pentagon IDs Troops, DIA Employee Killed in Syria Blast
Three were killed in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday; a fourth contractor died as well.
SecNav: Navy Is Climbing Out of 'Readiness Hole'
Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said time is of the essence in rebuilding a more powerful naval service.
The Navy Is Gearing Up for 'Leaner, Agile' Operations in Arctic, North Atlantic
The new deputy 2nd Fleet commander says the command will be "expeditionary."
Signing Treaty Would Bolster US Against China, Russia Seapower: Lawmaker
Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., says he will propose a resolution that the U.S. sign the Law of the Sea treaty.
Navy Brass Optimistic as Littoral Combat Ship Readies to Deploy After Hiatus
The head of Naval Surface Forces says commanders are clamoring for the near-shore security vessels.
Navy to Embrace 'Mission Command' Concepts to Match Adversaries
Naval Surface Forces Commander Vice Adm. Richard Brown favors longer ship assignments and trust in commanders at sea.
VA Awards Contracts Worth Up to $55 Billion for Private-Sector Care
Over the holidays, the VA announced that Optum will manage three Community Care regions.
Navy First Service to Test Smartphone Access to Personnel Records
The app eventually will allow sailors to read records and put in orders and leave requests.
No Pay for Coast Guard Members Likely on Jan. 15
Vice Commandant Vice Adm. Charles Ray said the service can't meet its payroll because of the shutdown.
Child Care Remains a Retention Priority, Navy's Top NCO Says
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith said Navy Installations Command is working to expand child care choices.
Marine Corps Closely Watching Integrated Training Company at Parris Island
The service's ranking enlisted leader says the integrated battalion may not be the last.
Sailors Should Expect More Unpredictable Deployments, MCPON Says
The Navy's top enlisted sailor calls dynamic deployments effective.
Navy Recruiting District Michigan Commander Relieved
The dismissal of Cmdr. John House follows a Navy Recruiting Command investigation.
Most Popular Military News
For First Time in Recent History, a US Military Service Is Working Without Pay
As Coast Guard paychecks went undelivered Tuesday, the service's top officer urged its members to stay the course.
Latest Military Videos
Strangers Rally to Attend Funeral for Vietnam War Veteran Who Died Alone
Peter Turnpu had no known relatives but, thanks to a local funeral director, he was buried with full military honors.
Story About Fort Bliss Soldier Saving Man's Life Not True, Army Says
The U.S. Army said a Fort Bliss soldier's account of saving a man's life with a ballpoint pen and a hoodie was inaccurate.
Army Releases Long-Awaited History of War in Iraq
The study highlights failures during the conflict, including a lack of awareness of the sectarian dynamics in the country.
Study to Examine Housing Impact on Sub Workers, Sailors in Connecticut
The Pentagon-funded study will focus on housing needs created by the Navy's purchase of more submarines.
Top US Navy Officer Urges China to Avoid Confrontations
Chief of U.S. Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson says he urged China to follow international rules at sea.
Air Force News
Metallic 3D Printing May Revolutionize Maintenance for F-22 Raptor
Last month, a metallic 3D-printed bracket was installed for the first time on an operational F-22 at Hill AFB in Utah.
Air Force Study Shows Wrench-Turners Make Better Cyber Warriors
The U.S. Air Force is learning that wrench-turners, not computer geeks, may make ideal cyber warriors.
SpecOps Recruiting Squadron Helps Air Force Combat 'Runaway Attrition'
The service established its first Special Operations Recruiting Squadron last year to find next-generation combat airmen.
Marine Corps News
R. Lee Ermey, Marine Corps Drill Instructor Turned Iconic Actor, Will Be Buried at Arlington
Gunny Hartman will be formally laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery at 10am on Jan. 18.
'Gunny' Remembered: The Life of R. Lee Ermey
The iconic Gunnery Sergeant Hartman -- and the veteran who played him, R. Lee Ermey -- are both iconic. But Ermey's service w...
Coast Guard News
Cutter Deploys to Western Pacific As Coast Guard Remains Unpaid
"Alexander Hamilton would be proud."
Retired Coast Guard Master Chiefs: Washington Is Failing Our Service
"Active-duty Coast Guard servicemen and women remain on the job even as they and their families go without compensation."
Coast Guard Vet Sings the 'Gubment Shutdown Blues'
Walters recorded "Gubment Shutdown Blues" after he was told that his next paycheck isn't coming.