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Iraqi Troops, Militias Repel IS Attacks in Anbar Province
Iraqi forces and Shiite militiamen repelled two Islamic State group attacks in Anbar province on Saturday, officials said.
Tariq Aziz, Top Aide to Saddam Hussein, Dies in Hospital
Tariq Aziz, the Iraqi diplomat who made his name by staunchly defending Saddam Hussein to the world during three wars, has di...
ISIS Seizes Government Compound in Iraq's Ramadi
Islamic State militants captured the government compound in Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's western Anbar province, after fierc...
Al-Qaida Claims Responsibility for Iraq Bombings
The Iraqi branch of al-Qaida claimed responsibility Friday for bombings earlier this week that killed at least 82 people, mos...
Iraq Forces Recapture Key Ramadi Bridge from Islamic State
Iraqi security forces recaptured a key bridge from Islamic State militants in the capital of Anbar province on Friday, said a...
Iraqi Troops Retake Some Ramadi Districts From Islamic State
Iraq security forces have recaptured areas lost earlier to the ISIS in and around the battleground city of Ramadi, security o...
Islamic State Group Releases Over 200 Captive Iraqi Yazidis
The Islamic State group released more than 200 Yazidis on Wednesday after holding them for eight months.
Interview: Iraq 'Sleeper Cells' Fight Islamic State Group
"Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group posit...
Al-Qaida-Linked Inmates Escape from Iraqi Prison
A dozen prisoners including al-Qaida-linked death row inmates escaped from a prison near Baghdad on Friday, the latest sign t...
Most Popular Military News
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.