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Military Base Students Outperform Peers in National Reading and Math Test
U.S. military base students in fourth and eighth grades earned the highest percentage of reading proficiency in the nation.
Hikes Are Coming to Air Force Lodging Rates Worldwide; Some in Europe Will Be Doubling
The cheapest rooms at some lodging on Air Force bases in Europe will be $149 a night from Nov. 1, up from $70.
Hundreds at Ramstein Greet Stars and Watch Early Screening of ‘Jack Ryan’
Season 2 of the Amazon Prime Video series will premiere on November 1.
Flying Operations Likely to Resume Next Week at Spangdahlem Following F-16 Crash
An exercise to test the base's wartime readiness was stopped two days early following the crash.
Airman Jailed for Secretly Filming Women as They Showered in His House
The cameras were hidden in alarm clocks and smoke alarms and set up in the bathroom and guest bedroom of his off-base house.
Air Force Begins Flight Operations at Remote Post in Niger
Air Force C-130s and other aircraft began flying limited Visual Flight Rule operations into and out of Nigerien Air Base 20.
Ramstein Offers Families Base Housing in Exchange for Providing Child Care
Ramstein is rolling out a first-of-its-kind program aimed at easing the chronic shortage of child care providers.
Airman Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Another Airman, Stealing His PlayStation
On Wednesday, a military judge found Airman 1st Class Jordan Hickman guilty of sexual assault and larceny.
Air Force Appeals Court Upholds Sentence in Ramstein Cyclist's Death
An appeals court has upheld the negligent homicide conviction of a Ramstein senior airman found responsible for a cycling.
Students Design $1.25 Piece to Help Prevent B-2 Stealth Bomber Emergencies
One of the world's most advanced bombers is flying with a plastic switch cover, designed by Missouri high school students.
Room Rates Rising as Pentagon Cuts Taxpayer Funding for Base Lodging
Rates could go up as much as $75 a night, with variations by service, location and room type, according to officials.
DODEA Schools to Increase Class Sizes, Shed 300 Jobs in Bid to Free Up Funds
The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to increase average class sizes in its middle and high schools next year.
Ramstein Airmen Embrace Surprise Visit by President Trump, First Lady
More than 200 airmen waited to meet the president and first lady, who stopped at Ramstein on their way back from Iraq.
Air Force Academy Sending More Cadets to Pilot Training to Stem Shortage
The number represents a 26 percent increase over last year, when 417 graduates were scheduled to attend pilot training.
US Air Force to Join Large-Scale Aviation Exercise in Ukraine
Announcement of the Clear Sky exercise comes days after Ukraine said it would establish a naval base along the Sea of Azov.
Most Popular Military News
Plans for Pentagon's Future Flying Bomb Truck Begin to Take Shape
DoD officials may select a bomber already in the Air Force's inventory to become its munitions-packed "arsenal plane."
Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
New Marine Corps PFT Rules Start Soon. Here's Who Will Face Them First
Marines will soon get the option to swap crunches on their physical fitness test with a plank.
The Army Is Thinking About Giving SOF PSYOP Soldiers a Distinctive New Beret
A distinctive uniform item for PSYOP soldiers is currently undergoing testing.
After Marine Died on Their Wedding Day, Spouse Pleads for a Proper Goodbye
Marine Master Sgt. Jeffrey Briar died Sept. 22, 2019, shortly after he and Jennifer Crowley were married.
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Army Tests Out Drone that Can Fire Grenades into Enemy Hideouts
U.S. Army weapons officials are testing an experimental drone armed with a multi-shot, 40mm grenade launcher.
US Soldier Who Died in WWII Awarded Posthumous Silver Star
Staff Sgt. Edmund "Eddie" Sternot of the 101st Airborne Division held back a German attack during the Battle of the Bulge.
Post-9/11 Wars Have Cost American Taxpayers $6.4 trillion, Study Finds
The estimated price tag increased by $500 billion since November 2018.
Navy Overhauls Ship Navigation Training After Deadly Collisions
New sailors at technical schoolhouses now watch a somber video about the Fitzgerald and McCain collisions.
Navy Proposes Shorter Deployments for EOD Sailors
The proposal would extend the standard 24-month deployment cycle out to as long as 36 months.
Navy to Name Ship After the Late Sen. Cochran of Mississippi
The Navy will name a ship after the late Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, who was a Navy veteran.
Air Force News
Senator Asks DoD to Investigate Discharge of Whistleblower
Master Sgt. Jay Ellis' complaints about sexual assault and harassment within the 115th Fighter Wing sparked investigations.
Arizona Looking for Military Personnel Owed $2.3 Million in Unclaimed Funds
More than 8,800 military personnel who were once stationed in Arizona have unclaimed money waiting for them.
F-35 Still Falling Short on Combat Readiness, Official Says
Each of the JSF variants is still coming up short on combat readiness goals, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester.
Marine Corps News
Former Marine Fatally Shot His Parents, 2 Family Dogs, Florida Deputies Say
Jacob Daniel Price, 30, turned himself in to police.
Marine Corps Training Chief Says He's Open to Ending Gender-Segregated Boot Camp
Mullen, a career infantry officer said Marines have likely been complaining about falling standards since 1775.
Schools Closed as Virginia Police Hunt Marine Deserter Wanted in Murder Case
Authorities have warned people to lock their doors after spotting a vehicle linked to a Marine deserter.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard to Reconsider Vessel Safety Improvements That It Had Rejected
A service leader said it will reconsider the measures in the aftermath of a fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat.
NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals
Investigators say the changes might have prevented last year's Missouri accident, which killed 17 people.
Woman Who Scammed Coast Guard Veteran Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence
The woman was convicted of scamming an 82-year-old Florida veteran out of his life savings.