These Coasties Keep the Oldest West Coast Light on 'The Rock'
Lit in 1854, the Alcatraz Light was the first of seven west coast lighthouses built during the California Gold Rush.
Coast Guard Officer Earns Emergency Management Credential
A Coast Guard officer has earned an international emergency management credential.
Coast Guard Receives International Recognition for Hurricane Response
The international maritime community recognized the Coast Guard for its efforts to restore safe marine navigation in waterway...
Coast Guard Veteran Dedicates 43 Years to Keeping Mariners Safe
One fateful evening in 1974, Bob Trainor heard a U.S. Coast Guard radio ad that would change his life.
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US Veteran Who Survived Blast Receives Penis Transplant
A Baltimore hospital says a wounded U.S. veteran has received the world's most extensive penis transplant.
Men and Women Seeing Different Failure Rates on Army's Gender-Neutral Fitness Test
The Army general in charge of the service's new combat fitness test said he's confident it will remain gender-neutral.
Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Marine Stopped to Help Someone on Highway Before She Was Hit and Killed
Cpl. Erin Rachel Lilleyfogle of Parris Island had stopped to help someone involved in an earlier crash.
Soldiers Will Once Again Get Pre-Move Cash, Army Chief Says
Dislocation Allowance, or DLA, is a cash payment of about $1,000 to $4,000, based on rank and dependents.
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Excessive PT Will Cost the Army Millions of Lost Work Days This Year
The knee injuries, back problems and other woes far outpace any other reasons for lost duty.
After Almost 5 Years, Army's 101st Airborne Will Return to Full Air Assault Power
U.S. Army aviation officials have launched an effort to restore full air assault capability to the 101st Airborne Division.
50-Kilowatt Laser Will Be a 'Game-Changer,' Company Says
The U.S. military will incorporate the newest generation of solid-state fiber optic lasers as early as 2021.
Navy's 'Doomsday' Plane Hits a Bird, Suffers $2M in Damages
An E-6B Mercury, a nuclear command-and-control plane, hit the bird at Naval Air Station Patuxent River on Oct. 2.
Having Penis Transplant Was 'One of the Best Decisions I Ever Made,' Navy Veteran Says
He had the surgery eight years after a bomb in Afghanistan blew off the lower half of his body.
Student Naval Pilot Was Flying at 15,000 Feet When Engine Caught Fire
A pilot and instructor were 30 minutes into a planned hour-long training flight when they got indication of an engine fire.
Air Force News
Air Force Adds Sickle Cell Trait Question to Fitness Survey After PT Deaths
The addition of screening for sickle cell trait on the survey will help to flag those who might need additional clearance.
Fighter Jets Could Fly Lower in Idaho, Nevada and Oregon
Mountain Home Air Force Base in southwestern Idaho operates flights over portions of the three states.
Fairchild to Become Home to Air Force's Biggest Tanker-Refueling Wing
The first of 12 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft arrived at Fairchild Air Force Base on Wednesday.
Marine Corps News
Marine Pfc. Who Posed for Iwo Jima Statue Wasn't in the Famous Flag-Raising Photo
Evidence shows another Marine long-believed to be in the famous photo from atop Mount Suribachi was misidentified.
Kyle Carpenter Is Still Refusing to Hide His Scars
It's been nine years since the Medal of Honor recipient hurled himself onto a live grenade to save a fellow Marine.
US Navy Base Reports Damage to More Than 20 Structures Days After Typhoon Pummels Japan
Naval Air Facility Atsugi appeared the worst hit by Typhoon Hagibis of the U.S. military bases in and around Tokyo.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Offloads $92 Million Worth of Smuggled Cocaine in San Diego
The Coast Guard offloaded more than 6,800 pounds of cocaine -- worth an estimated $92 million -- on Wednesday.
Despite Hurricane Damage, Coast Guard Pressing On with Next-Gen Cutter Construction
Coast Guard's New Plan for Next-Gen Cutter Contracts Will Prevent Delays, Commandant Says
Coast Guard Reopens Bidding on New Class of Cutters
The company that originally won the bid suffered serious infrastructure damage in Hurricane Michael in 2018.