The top U.S. commander in the Middle East said the most recent forces to enter the region could be there for "quite a while.”...
The service members that the Pentagon recently ordered to the Middle East for emergency deployment may get some special pays.
The U.S. has overwhelming force in the region, but war with Iran could come at a heavy cost.
Air Force Gen. John Hyten, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was called back to Washington, D.C., from Europe.
In three "notice to airmen" messages, the agency prohibits flights over Iraq, Iran, the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman.
Thousands of troops have departed for the Middle East in recent days.
It's the latest short-notice deployment in the wake of a U.S. strike that killed Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani.
Officials said the strike also killed Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy commander of Iran-backed militias known as the...
About 100 paratroopers from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division, based at Fort Bragg, were wheels up early Wednesday.
The announcement comes months after inspectors found that at least 12 dogs sent to Jordan had died from medical problems.