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For US Military, Mosul is Familiar Territory
The U.S.-backed Iraqi offensive in Mosul brings the war to a city that is familiar territory for thousands of U.S. troops.
Navy Faces 'New Normal' in Persian Gulf: More Iran Provocations
U.S. sailors in the Persian Gulf can expect increased harassment by Iranian vessels ahead of next year's Iranian election.
Legend and Myth Surround the Story of the Fourth of July
Details of the events of July 1776 are shrouded in national myth and legend.
Survey: Widespread Misconceptions About Defense Spending in US, Allies
An international survey has found widespread public misconceptions about military spending in the U.S. and four of its allies...
End of Iraq, Afghan Wars Offers Opportunities
The end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will give America's ground forces in Europe a chance to review and refocus traini...
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Marine Drill Instructors’ 'Unacceptable' Comments About Women Must Stop, General Says
The words drill instructors use have an "enormous" effect on recruits.
'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.
Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
Trump Restores Rank to SEAL, Grants Clemency for Soldiers in War Zone Crimes Cases
"As the President has stated, 'when our soldiers have to fight for our country, I want to give them the confidence to fight.'...
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308th Rescue Squadron pararescuemen perform a military freefall from the back of an HC-130P/N Combat King aircraft.
This 244th year is the first to introduce a brand new birthday running cadence, born from Marines—brought forth to...
The first ever cadence was made to honor the Marine Corps birthday. See how Drill Instructors brought it all...
Army Plans Big Isle Drill with Chinese Soldiers
An opening ceremony will be held Monday on Hawaii island for a military exercise with China.
Democrat Edwards Wins Reelection in Conservative Louisiana
A West Point graduate and former Army Ranger, the moderate Edwards focused on bipartisan, state-specific issues.
Bills Would Award Congressional Gold Medal to Army Rangers of WWII
About 41 of the 7,000 Rangers who served in the war are still alive.
'Extraordinary and Remarkable Legacy': Naval Academy Grads Discuss Life as NASA Astronauts
Lt. Kayla Barron never imagined she might become an astronaut until she served on a submarine.
Dog Teaches Military Medical Students the Merits of Service Animals
The newest faculty member at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences has a great smile and a wagging tail.
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.
Air Force News
Air Force Special Tactics Chief Awarded Silver Star for Raining Hell on the Enemy in Afghanistan
Because of the danger-close airstrike Grove expertly coordinated, the team was able to recover a fallen teammate.
The Air Force Wants More Aspiring Pilots to Take Advantage of Height Waiver Program
Even if individuals interested in becoming pilots fall outside the set height restrictions , it's possible to get a waiver.
US Commander: Partnership with Kurds against ISIS Still Strong
Maj. Gen. Eric T. Hill said hat ISIS militants remain “a global threat” and that partnership with the Kurds is still needed.
Marine Corps News
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.
Nine Years After War Took Marine's Legs, New Causes Give Him Purpose
An explosion took both of Jones' legs above the knees and caused severe damage to his right forearm and both wrists.
Coast Guard News
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.
Woman Who Scammed Coast Guard Veteran Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence
The woman was convicted of scamming an 82-year-old Florida veteran out of his life savings.