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That is changing with the rise of Russia and China, which can challenge the United States in all warfighting domains. Experiences in World War II and Korea remind us that rear areas are not always safe, and sometimes rear area personnel must defend themselves against attacks by regular and irregular ...
Warsaw wants more US troops in Poland, Defence Minister Mariusz Błaszczak has said after holding talks in Washington with US president Donald ... "We expect a more numerous presence of US troops in Poland," Błaszczak told correspondents after meeting General Herbert Raymond McMaster at the ...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Army chief of staff, who recently returned from a trip to Iraq, said U.S. troops there will continue to help Iraqi security forces root ... But the war against ISIS is not yet over, and Milley has visited Iraq, as well as U.S. soldiers there who are helping Iraqi security forces, to get a sense of ...
Pyongyang, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) warned Thursday that the United States is training tunnel combat troops in preparation for an invasion of the DPRK. The U.S. National Public Radio said on Jan. 9 that the U.S. forces were busy conducting tunnel combat ...

It's a story almost too incredible to believe: American Special Forces waging war in Afghanistan on horseback in the days immediately following the terrorist attack on 9/11. It's the plot of the new movie '12 Strong.' Actor Chris Hemsworth plays a "horse soldier." His character is based on retired Green Beret, ...
The United States military is preparing for a still-unlikely war with North Korea. That's the takeaway from two big stories that broke over the long weekend. On Sunday, the New York Times reported that US troops are actively holding training exercises specifically geared toward a possible war with North ...
The U.S. and Russia support opposing sides of the Syrian civil war. Russian president Vladimir Putin declared victory in Syria last month and ordered a partial troops pullout, and the Kremlin said late Monday that the number of Russian troops left in Syria is sufficient for fending off any attacks by militants.
U.S. soldiers with the 2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 504th Battlefield surveillance Brigade prepare to be hoisted on a fast-rope line July 18, 2014, during special-purpose insertion and extraction and fast-rope training at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo. (DoD photo by Capt. Kevin Sandell, U.S. ...
"They refused to give our husbands compulsory saving to us for the past 10 years they have been in power. They were to use that money to pay our husbands off, but they refused to give it," Beatrice, one of the protesting wives of the soldiers explained. "Our husbands can't get pay on time, no money, ...
According to a list provided to the Daily News, the men served in the U.S. Marine Corps., the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy. Many were born in the 1910s and 1920s and died during the World War II and Korean war eras. Since 2010, more than 200 medals have been issued across the state. At a veterans ...
A Simpsonville family said a soldier with ties to the Upstate has died while serving in Iraq. Willis Sullivan said military chaplains notified him Monday that his son, Javion "Jay" Sullivan, was killed in Iraq. The incident happened Monday. Jay had been involved in a group text with multiple family members on ...
After Mattis offered a cigarette and coffee, the man said he tried to kill the general and his fellow Marines because he resented the foreigner soldiers in his land. Mattis said he understood the sentiment but assured the insurgent he was headed for Abu Ghraib, the infamous U.S.-run prison. What happened ...
A U.S. soldier based in Iraq went to extraordinary lengths to make it home for the birth of his first child. army combat engineer Francois Clerfe took ten flights over the course of two days, traveling all the way from Iraq to Monterey, California, to witness his wife, Natalia Svistunova, give birth to their first ...

The U.S. military says an army soldier serving in the NATO force in Kosovo has died. It says the death is under investigation. U.S. Army Europe said Spc. Robert W. Jones of Vail, Arizona died at the Camp Bondsteel base in Kosovo on Saturday. It gave no further details. In the statement Tuesday, the Army ...
A top White House official suggested withdrawing U.S. troops from Eastern Europe in a gesture to Russian leader Vladimir Putin shortly after Trump took office, according to a report Tuesday. The proposal was never enacted, but it is the first known instance of senior White House aides angling to relocate ...
"I think it's necessary, not just for U.S. troops but for South Korean troops as well," said Dave Maxwell, a retired army colonel who served in Korea and now is with the Institute for Corean-American Studies, a nonprofit, private educational and research group. "There are about 5,000 of these tunnels.
Four battalion tactical groups have been deployed in the Baltics and Poland as well as a U.S. Army armored brigade and command staffs of NATO's ... a former top Russian Defense Ministry official, who claimed in November that NATO and the United States were preparing to start a war with Russia.
Now, the army is replacing Interceptor with the soldier Protection System. One of the most notable features is the Torso and Extremity Protection (TEP), which includes a Modular Scalable Vest. According to Army Systems Command, the TEP is 26 percent lighter than the comparable system on Interceptor.
These sketches provided by IRA Dube of U.S. Army 27th Infantry Division soldiers were among more than a dozen done by his father, Stan Dube, during World War II. Ira Dube, found them stashed in the attic of his sister's home. Now Ira Dube is hoping to identify the men, so he has donated 15 sketches to ...
The United States is ready for combat against North Korea, the lead commander of the US forces Korea has warned. ... Gen Brooks, who leads the 28,500-strong joint US Forces Korea (USFK), told students at Seoul Cyber University he was pleased the talks were happening but his troops could not let their ...
As US cities tear down Confederate monuments, South Carolina lawmakers want to erect a memorial - to African-American rebel troops. Historians, however, say no black soldiers fought for the Confederacy. Republican state representatives Bill Chumley and Mike Burns have proposed a bill to build the ...
A US service member was killed and four US troops were wounded during a "combat engagement" in Afghanistan on New Year's Day, the Pentagon has said. The soldier died in Achin, Nangarhar province, along the Pakistan border - an area which has become a stronghold for the so-called Islamic State ...
Last week the High Court held that British troops serving in Iraq following the 2003 US-led invasion had subjected Iraqi civilians to "cruel and inhuman" treatment. It added that .... "death squads" carried out atrocities on both sides, even as British and American soldiers were committing their own. Meanwhile ...
The United States military says its support for the Federal government of Somalia is making an impact in a year in which the Trump Administration increased attacks against al-Shabab militants. In 2017, the U.S. conducted at least 34 strike operations against Al-Shabab and a militant splinter group ...
BUSHNELL -- Six U.S. soldier reenactors, one Floridian of Native American descent and about two dozen onlookers gathered Thursday at Dade Battlefield Historic State Park in Bushnell to honor the soldiers who died there -- and the Seminoles who killed them -- on Dec. 28, 1835. On that day 103 army ...
"They save us sometimes in battles, and if a bad guy breaks out of jail, they always put him back," Rosalyn said. "So, I want to help them." Rosalyn is documenting her travels on social media. Her facebook page and Instagram page have several pictures of her posing and hugging police officers.
They took us to an orphanage and we left everything there. Those kids marked my life." The people of Puerto Rico are grateful for the help and have a good attitude, Ortiz said. "The people were smiling and thankful for the assistance," he said. "They understand it will take hard work and a long time for things ...
For only the second time since 9/11, America's Defense Secretary didn't visit U.S. troops in a war zone during December, breaking a long-standing tradition of ... In one such December troop talk, when a soldier asked Rumsfeld why troops went into battle in Iraq badly equipped, the secretary gave a ...
Marines stationed in Norway should be prepared for a "big-ass fight" with a foreign adversary, perhaps Russia, a four-star general said during a Christmas visit. "I hope I'm wrong, but there's a war coming," Robert Neller, a four-star who currently serves as the 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps, told the ...
Yet Washington is putting American troops back on the continent. army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said that "We, the U.S. Army, think that additional capability is probably needed" to deter Russia. U.S. Army Europe commander Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges declared that "We're going to do this as long as it is ...
Today, a federal court in Seattle ordered an immediate halt to the Trump Administration's discriminatory plan to ban transgender people from serving openly in the U.S. Armed Services. The ruling came in the lawsuit brought by Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN challenging the ban and prevents the ban ...
Seoul, South Korea -- An American soldier who was killed in a traffic accident last week was a health care noncommissioned officer with two sons, the military said Tuesday. Sgt. Eric Schenck, 33, of Placerville, Calif., died Friday of injuries suffered in the accident as his convoy was returning to Suwon Air ...
Eight hundred American and NATO soldiers, attack helicopters and tank busters are deployed in a military exercise of extraordinary complexity in Poland, preparing for trench warfare against an army with a level of sophistication the U.S. military hasn't seen in decades. Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote ...
WASHINGTON -- The second soldier test of a Northrop Grumman-developed anti-missile command-and-control system demonstrated it can perform in a ... Fort Sill soldiers used Northrop's Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) -- being developed for the U.S. Army's future Integrated Air-and-Missile ...
James B. Jarrard, told reporters at a news conference there were about 4,000 U.S. troops in Syria - a number which was immediately revised ... The United States expects to recover heavy weapons and larger vehicles from the YPG, but lighter weapons are unlikely to be completely recovered, U.S. officials ...
the White House has omitted, from a report prepared for Congress, the number of US troops fighting around the globe, including in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. The expunged data ... The United States maintains approximately 800 military bases in more than 70 countries and territories abroad. US military ...
Kabul, Afghanistan -- The U.S. military says that an American soldier has died as a result of injuries sustained during a vehicle incident in eastern ... John Nicholson, commander of the U.S. troops in Afghanistan, expressed his deepest sympathies and prayers to the families and friends of the fallen and ...
'Trees For Troops' Helps Spread Cheer To Military Families ... "Well, if you listen to what is going on around us," Trees For Troops national chairman Dick Darling said, "That is Christmas." Federal ... FedEx officials say they want to repay soldiers for the vital role they play in the nation's safety and security.
"It's overwhelming is what it really is because I don't feel like I've done anything," said Maj. Amy Esterman of the U.S. Army. Esterman is just on of the many who were honored at the Dallas Mavericks game. Even former President W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush were there to thank the soldiers.
... in The Hague, Fatou Bensouda, has declared there is a "reasonable basis" to believe that UK soldiers committed war crimes against detainees during the ... means the ICC will press ahead with its investigation into claims that British troops abused and unlawfully killed prisoners after the US-led invasion.
The United States and South Korean air forces began their biggest-ever joint drill Monday, carrying out simulated strikes using 230 aircraft over South Korea. The New York Times reported the drills would include some of the military's most sophisticated and powerful aircraft such as B1-B lancer bombers ...
But the report revealed "many" of the 700 combat brigade members interviewed were suffering from "cultural reform fatigue", with one soldier complaining about the "political agenda that's being pushed upon us". soldiers said the "political correctness" was "taking away from just being a soldier". "You don't ...
In 2013, for example, the US and South Korea practiced a bombing run where two American B-2 stealth bombers dropped eight fake munitions near North Korea as part of the "Foal Eagle" annual exercise. This year, Foal Eagle included around 30,000 US and South Korean troops who jointly practiced air, ...
Troops with winning tickets received a spot in the airborne operation the following day. The Operation toy Drop tradition was established in 1998 by then-army Staff Sgt. Randy Oler, a U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command soldier. Operation Toy Drop began as a training event, ...
Duncan was at the end of his nine-month tour and set to fly home when his Special Forces team learned of an American soldier who had walked off his post and was missing. Instead of returning to the United States as planned, the men were sent to a remote town south of Kabul to gather intelligence on the ...
U.S. soldiers assigned to 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, perform preflight checks on an AH-60 Apache prior to leaving a Belgian air base to ... Fort Hood -- Approximately 30 percent of the more than 35,000 troops stationed at Fort Hood are deployed around the globe or currently in ...


 

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