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Police Arrest 2 in Assault on 'Hell House' Marine
Police made two arrests following the assault earlier this month of a decorated Marine outside a fast-food restaurant.
DOD Denies It Tried to Shelve Study That Found $125 Billion in Waste
The Defense Department denied it tried to quash a study that found it could save $125B in noncombat administrative programs.
Veteran Groups Intervene in Fired Phoenix VA Director Lawsuit
A dozen veteran groups have entered the legal fight with former Department of Veterans Affairs executive Sharon Helman.
Bigger Pay Raise for Troops Hits Opposition in Senate
A House proposal to give troops their biggest pay raise in years ran into opposition Tuesday from Senate lawmakers.
Nicholson Confirmed to Lead in Afghanistan Amid Rising Concerns
Lt. Gen. John Nicholson has been selected as the new commander of US forces in Afghanistan.
F-35 Director: Heavy Helmet Causing Ejection Dangers
The head of the F-35 Joint Program Office said the heavy helmet of its advanced Joint Strike Fighter is causing problems.
Report: F-35 Inferior to Older US, Foreign Fighters
The F-35 Lightning II passed a major milestone last month when the Marine Corps declared it operational, but the accomplishme...
House Defense Bill Backs Plan to Overhaul Military Retirement System
House lawmakers will unveil a defense budget this week that calls for overhauling the military retirement system by 2017.
Lawmakers Puzzled Why Few Veterans Are Going Outside VA for Care
Senators said Thursday a new multi-billion-dollar program to provide outside health care to veterans caught up in long waits...
DoD Says POV Shipments Improving, But Delays Continue
Defense transportation officials say chronic delays shipping troops' private vehicles are clearing up, but persistent complai...
Senate Raises Possibility of US Airstrikes in Iraq
Support for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq appeared to be growing in the Senate as al Qaida-aligned militants pressed toward Baghdad...
Lawmaker: NCIS Says Hundreds More Marines Used Nude Photo Site
Lawmakers were weighing their options as the number of identified members of the Facebook site Marines United grew to 1,200.
House Panel: $1 Trillion Needed to Reboot Military
The ongoing fight in Congress over an $18-billion hike in military spending for 2017 has stalled the budget.
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.