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UN: Nearly 4K Afghan Civilians Killed or Wounded During First Half of 2019
The U.N. documented 1,366 civilians killed and 2,446 wounded in its latest report on Afghan noncombatant casualties.
First Army Battalion with Mini Drones Heading to Afghanistan
The 82nd Airborne Division will be the first infantry Army battalion to employ pocket-sized drones at the squad level.
‘Stop Looking at These Kids as Heroes’: Vet’s Documentary Features Afghan War Footage
Former Marine Miles Lagoze hopes his film "Combat Obscura" will alter the "sanitized and sanctified view of the military" man...
Afghanistan: Remembering the Fallen of 2018
Fourteen American service members were killed in Afghanistan in 2018 as the longest war in U.S. history began its 18th year.
Army Ranger Dog who Died in Afghanistan Saved Soldiers’ Lives
The 7-year-old dog was leading Rangers into a compound when a militant fired at him, revealing the militant's position.
US Troops Investigated in Beating Death of Afghan Commando
U.S. Green Berets and Czech troops are being investigated after an Afghan commando died in custody, military officials said.
Missiles Fired at Afghan City as Top US Commander Visits
Gen. Scott Miller was not injured in the attack, which occurred around 11.30 a.m. and caused no casualties.
Two Americans Wounded, Afghan Police Chief Killed in Kandahar Shooting
The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan survived an attack Thursday in the southern province of Kandahar.
Highest-Ranking Female Officer in Afghanistan to Leave Key Coalition Command
Army Maj. Gen. Robin Fontes is being replaced as commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan.
US Strikes More Than 20 Taliban Targets After Cease-Fire
Afghan and U.S. forces resumed fighting after the Taliban chose not to extend a short cease-fire.
First Troops Among Front-Line Adviser Brigade Arrive in Afghanistan
A new unit created specifically to advise and assist foreign military forces has begun deploying to Afghanistan.
New Commander Is Highest-Ranking Woman Officer in Afghanistan
Army Maj. Gen. Robin Fontes is a U.S. Military Academy graduate and has served in Afghanistan multiple times.
US Senators Spend Independence Day with Troops in Afghanistan
A group of U.S. senators celebrated Independence Day in Afghanistan, where they said major changes were needed to win the war...
Teenager Threatens to Blow Himself Up at US Base in Afghanistan
Afghan authorities on Tuesday arrested a teenager who had threatened to blow himself up at Bagram Air Field, officials said.
Taliban Say They Will Focus on Vulnerable Provinces in 2017
Occupying a provincial capital in Afghanistan has been a top priority of the Taliban, and some fear they may succeed this yea...
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AFSOC's 'Ultimate Battle Plane' Now Operating in Afghanistan
The new AC-130J "Ghostrider" gunship has begun combat missions in Afghanistan.
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.
Support for Repeal of 'Widow's Tax' Higher than Ever, Military Coalition Tells Congress
Veterans and military groups are pushing for change in the upcoming defense bill.
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.
The Air Force Just Dropped 80,000 Pounds of Bombs on Island 'Infested' with ISIS Fighters
The U.S.-led international coalition said it targeted ISIS militants on the island, located in the Salah ad Din Province.
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West Point Grad Esper Fields Tough Question on Army-Air Force Game Loyalties
Defense Secretary Mark Esper feigned neutrality Wednesday on the upcoming Army-Air Force football game.
Cybercriminals Target Military Online to Set Up Imposter 'Romance Scams'
For Staff Sgt. Sherri Vlastuin, Instagram popularity came quickly -- and at a price.
Army Surpasses Recruiting Goal, Attracts More Women to Sign Up
U.S. Army leaders declared victory Tuesday over the service's recruiting crisis.
Former San Diego Sailor Receives 20-Year Sentence for Sex Crimes Against a Minor
A former U.S. Navy sailor was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday for having sexual contact with a 14-year-old.
UFO Videos Are Footage of Real 'Unidentified' Objects, US Navy Acknowledges
The first video of the unidentified object was taken on Nov. 14, 2004.
The Navy Is Creating a New Senior Leader Position to Attack Maintenance Backlog
The service is creating a new deputy assistant Navy secretary for sustainment position on Oct. 1.
Air Force News
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.
The Air Force Has Declared War on Hopelessness in the Ranks
Toxic leadership appears to contribute to "hopelessness," according to the top enlisted person and chief of staff.
Air Force Wing Ready for Disaster Response Worldwide 'Anytime, Anywhere'
The 621st Contingency Response Wing has the mission to set up or restore airfields in disaster response.
Marine Corps News
Corpsmen May Need Skills to Keep Patients Alive Well Past 'Golden Hour' in Future Fights
Officials with North American Rescue, which creates the lifelike TOMManikin, are pushing new tools for training medics.
This Osprey-Style Drone Could Help Marines Protect Navy Warships
The Marine Corps is considering using a massive drone not unlike its MV-22B Osprey to protect ships.
Marines Near Deal to Test 'Transformers'-Like Exoskeleton Prototype
Marines who spend much of their day lifting hefty ammunition or moving pallets full of gear could soon get a helping hand.
Coast Guard News
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.
Cruise Ship Carrying Sightseers Collides with World War II Destroyer Floating Museum
Guests on a sightseeing tour got to see what happens when a cruise ship collides with another boat, the USS Slater.