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WASHINGTON - Not long after the Pentagon lifted its ban on transgender troops last year, a West Point cadet named Riley Dosh came out as a transgender woman.
President Donald Trump capped the end to his first foreign trip by pledging his "unwavering support" to the military and their families Saturday during a visit with American troops stationed in Italy. Arriving on Marine One, the presidential helicopter ...
"I found out about eighteen hours ago that we lost another American soldier in Syria. His dad is a former Boston firefighter; his aunt is a Boston police officer.
ATLANTA -- U.S. military officials say a soldier from Georgia has been killed in a vehicle crash in Syria. The Department of Defense on Saturday said 22-year-old Spc.
President Trump, addressing US troops at Sigonella Naval Air Station in Italy in the final event of his first foreign trip, called his international tour "a home run.
Memorial Day weekend is a time when a lot of Americans remember those who have served and lost their lives during war - and not all of those individuals were U.S. citizens. When the Iraq war started, nearly 40,000 members of the military were not U.S. ...
Information is power when a soldier is enveloped by the fog of war. Precisely locating the positions of both friends and foes is key for a mission to roll out both smoothly and without avoidable casualties.
Ahead of Memorial Day weekend, U.S. soldiers conducted their annual "Flags in" ritual on Thursday, placing thousands of flags in front of headstones to honor fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery.
MARAWI, Philippines (AP) - Philippine government forces launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear militants linked to the Islamic State group from a southern city that has been under siege since a raid to capture a militant on the U.S. list of ...
The use of troops in the nation's capital is particularly fraught in Brazil, where many still remember the repression of the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship.
Brazil's President Michel Temer attends a meeting with representatives of the Brazilian Chamber of Construction Industry and businessmen, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on Thursday.
"This is a powder keg for strategic failure," said the retired Special Forces officer Scott Mann, who has advised senior U.S. special operations leaders on counterinsurgency strategies in Iraq and Afghanistan. "This is the narrative fuel that groups ...
Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger talks about the way forward in the nearly 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan, now the country's longest war, during a conversation with with former Rep. Jane Harman at the Wilson Center in Washington on May 25, 2017.
"We don't get opportunities like this," Moore added."This is all new territory and it is super exciting, and it's fun for us to get to meet people and see how this joint base operates." FROM PEN: This Is Us' Chrissy Metz on Finding Happiness After ...
Over 220 million cups of coffee has been comped to U.S. troops, in 42 countries, over these 11 years. "God bless them!
WASHINGTON - As the Trump administration contemplates sending additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, a bipartisan group in Congress has demanded a floor debate on the war's endgame and whether it remains in America's interest to remain engaged ...
Multiple U.S. troops were injured in a firefight during a raid on a compound associated with al Qaeda in Yemen, according to a Pentagon spokesman.
EAST Austin, TX - Just in time for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American cultural Center has scheduled three free performances of "The American soldier," a play about military members challenges in re-entering ...
United States Army soldiers from the Second Battalion, 87th Infantry oversaw training of the 215th Corps of the Afghan National Army at Camp Bastion in Helmand province last year.
Since the U.S. military began its campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, American troops, primarily special operators, have been creeping closer to the front lines and toward increasingly active combat.
Mattis' disapproval stemmed in part from an intelligence briefing he received in November 2011, in which he was told that if all US soldiers exited Iraq, "all hell's going to break loose" by the summer of 2014. "I asked, 'What happens if we pull our ...
Sanaa, Yemen -- Yemeni security officials and tribesmen say U.S. helicopters airlifted soldiers to the Arab country's central Marib province where they clashed with suspected al Qaeda militants.
First, the numbers: Though 70% of African-Americans who were drafted were rejected from the army, the ratio of black combat troops to white ones was double that for the U.S. population as a whole, the magazine reported. Their rate of combat death was ...
The tip of the spear would be the U.S. 8th army pushing the 2nd Infantry Division - a combined division of American and South Korean troops - into the fight, bringing with it a combat aviation brigade, a field artillery brigade, an armored brigade ...
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2017 - American and Israeli service members shared best practices and some hot days under the Mediterranean sun during Exercise Juniper Falcon that concluded yesterday.
A U.S. soldier and six South Korean civilians have been accused of being part of a ring that stole three Humvees from a U.S. base in South Korea and tried to sell them, police said Thursday. The soldier, identified only as a 47-year-old Korean-American ...
Beirut -- A Syrian military official said Friday that an airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition on a government military position near the border with Jordan had killed several soldiers and caused material damage. The unnamed official's comments were ...
Even before the Comey memo dropped, this adviser remarked to CNN on whether Pence would make any explanatory statements about the meeting between Trump and Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak: "I certainly hope not." The source added ...
the White House is war-gaming how best to respond to the Washington Post's bombshell report that the president shared classified intelligence with the Russians about an Islamic State plot, sensitive information reportedly passed to the United States by ...
Outside, U.S. and Canadian soldiers sprinted toward a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that' waiting to take them to the site of a medical evacuation training exercise to be conducted as part of the Maple Resolve 17 training exercise held here May 16 ...
A Naval Special Warfare team surveys an enemy target during Exercise Saber Guardian 17 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Hohenfels, Germany, May 1, 2017.
Beirut -- A U.S. airstrike struck pro-Syrian government forces that the coalition said posed a threat to American troops and allied rebels operating near the border with Jordan on Thursday, the first such close confrontation between U.S. forces and ...
UN Deputy Special Envoy for Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy, left, and UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura, right, attend a round of negotiation with Syria's main opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) leader Nasr ...
US Army soldiers are seen marching in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York Thomson Reuters. The US army quietly pulled a 15-second televised recruiting spot earlier this week after learning that one of the soldiers featured was a convicted rapist, ...
Seoul, South Korea - A U.S. soldier and six South Korean civilians have been accused of being part of a ring that stole three Humvees from a U.S. base in South Korea and tried to sell them, police said Thursday. The soldier, identified only as a 47 ...
While publicly US strategy in the Afghan war has been based around the conceit that the conflict is in a "stalemate," despite mounting losses by the Afghan government.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is talking with the US administration to keep US troops in Iraq after the fight against the Islamic State (IS) is over, the Associated Press (AP) cited Iraqi and US officials as saying on May 5. US officials ...
A majority of U.S. troops discharged from the military for misconduct during a four-year period ending in 2015 had been diagnosed with mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury, a new study found.
More than 50 US airforce troops held a rave in a picturesque converted barn in Norfolk after booking it as a holiday let on AirBnB, it has emerged.
The Airbnb rave strikes again. This time, US airforce troops from RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk were responsible for duping someone into believing their property would be rented for a "quiet weekend".
police say the truck driven by a 20-year-old soldier went out of control on a turn, struck a guardrail and overturned into a culvert.
In Iraq, there are about 4,000-6,000 soldiers taking part in Operation Inherent Resolve, which aims to eliminate ISIS. Only 5,262 US troops are authorized to be in Iraq, but the actual numbers have been larger for awhile as commanders leverage what ...
WASHINGTON - A majority of U.S. troops discharged from the military for misconduct during a four-year period ending in 2015 had been diagnosed with mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury, a new study found.
Chelsea Manning walked out of a US military prison on Wednesday, seven years after being arrested for passing secrets to Wikileaks in the largest breach of classified information in US history. Manning, 29, was released from the ... statement released ...


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