Modernizing Security Clearance Renewal
Do we need changes in how we gain and renew security clearance in the near future?
Air Force Enlisted Ranks
Enlisted Air Force ranks are broken down into 3 levels: Airmen, Non-Commissioned Officers & Senior Non-Commissioned Officers
Air Force Officer Ranks
Air Force officer ranks are divided into three sections
Army Ranks For Enlisted Personnel
There are 13 enlisted Army ranks starting with Private up to Sergeant Major of the Army.
Army Officer Ranks
Army officer ranks are in three tiers: company grade, field grade and general.
Enlisted Navy Rates
Unlike other branches of the U.S. military, enlisted Navy ranks are organized according to rates.
Marine Corps Officer Ranks
Marine Corps ranks for officers are split into two tiers: Officer and General.
Enlisted Marine Corps Ranks
Enlisted Marine Corps ranks are broken down into three levels, Junior Enlisted, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Staff Non-Comm...
Coast Guard Officer Ranks
Coast Guard ranks are split into two tiers: Officer and Admiral.
Military Ranks and Insignia at a Glance
What are the U.S. military ranks? These are the Army ranks, Air Force ranks, Coast Guard ranks, Marine Corps and Navy ranks,...
Marcus Luttrell is the Lone Survivor
The morality of an individual may conflict with the necessities of warfare in a way that reveals the content of their charact...
The Man Who Shot Osama Faces Civilian Life
He is recognized as the man who shot Osama bin Laden, but "The Shooter" might be facing his biggest foe yet – finding a life...
Women Navy SEALs on the Horizon?
With recent legislation paving the way for women in the military partaking in combat roles, talk has turned to women joining...
Green Beret Translates in the Emergency Room
The Green Beret language program is intensive, and as it turns out, those skills proved helpful for a Soldier in a civilian r...
Wargame Spotlight: 'Tomorrow's War'
As a science fiction evolution of Ambush Alley Game's "Force on Force," "Tomorrow's War" is a fresh take on tabletop warfare.
Most Popular Military News
Soldier Killed, 12 Injured in Humvee Rollover at Fort Polk
Staff Sgt. Jacob Hess died in the crash that occurred at Fort Polk during exercises at the Joint Readiness Training Center.
Two Fort Hood Soldiers Arrested in Prostitution Sting
In total, 15 people were arrested and nine women were directed to support services that help victims of human trafficking.
Army Fields Tiny Pocket Drones to Paratroopers at Fort Bragg
Equipment officials recently fielded the Army's first pocket-sized drones to units of the 82nd Airborne Division.
F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes into California Warehouse, Pilot Ejects
An F-16 fighter jet crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base, sending a dozen people to hospitals.
Latest Military Videos
Program Executive Office Soldier fields U.S. Army’s first personal Unmanned Aerial System to Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division.
For the very first time, we're excited to bring you 'Inside the Cockpit' of the U.S Air Force's F-22.
F-16 attack featuring GBU-39 Small Diameter Bombs.
A video highlighting the capabilities of the U.S. military within the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
U.S. Marine Corps scout sniper instructors train Marines in the Basic Scout Sniper Instructor Course.
Headed to the Army's National Training Center? Here's What You Need to Know
NTC is designed to push combat brigades to their limits and expose tactical weaknesses to improve combat proficiency.
Hawaii Supreme Court Considers Army Training Grounds Case
The Pohakuloa Training Area is a 156-square-mile property used for combat and live-fire training.
Here's the Real Story Behind the 'Painted Rocks' at Army's NTC
For nearly four decades, combat units have painted their insignias on boulders near the road into Fort Irwin.
University of Hawaii Lab Forges Ahead with $77.2M in Navy Funding
UH's Navy-sponsored lab is one of 13 university-affiliated research centers within the Defense Department.
Navy SEAL Gets Year in Brig for Hazing Death of Green Beret
Adam Matthews was sentenced for his role in the 2017 hazing-related death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa.
Air Force News
Special Operations Pilot Faces Charges of Raping a Child Under 12 Years Old
The alleged crimes happened in 2017 and 2018 in Colorado Springs.
Air Force's Space 'Think Tank' Studies Future of Conflict Beyond Earth
Within the Air Command and Staff College resides a task force that has one core mission: to be America's think tank for space...
B-52 Bomber Removed from 'Boneyard' to Return to Service
A crew flew the plane nicknamed "Wise Guy" to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana from Tucson.
Marine Corps News
Boot Camp Revives the Lost Art of Letter Writing
During a three-month blackout, recruits are prohibited from contact with the outside world via phone or email.
Sikorsky Gets $1.1B Contract for Marine Helicopters
The King Stallion helicopter can fly higher and farther and with far heavier cargoes than existing helicopters.
1st Woman Completes Marines' Urban Leaders Course
Lance Cpl. Autumn Taniguchi finished the three-week course that prepares leathernecks to lead troops in urban environments.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Commander Dies from Injuries in Motorcycle Crash
The staff of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Alder described Commander Waters as a "tenacious Black hull sailor and Cutterman."
Coast Guard: 2 More Bodies Found After Alaska Planes Crash
The two planes collided in mid-air Monday, killing six people, the Coast Guard said.
Team Heads to Alaska to Probe Sightseeing Planes Collision
Four people were killed after the floatplanes carrying cruise ship tourists collided near Ketchikan, the Coast Guard said.