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DHS Seeks Pentagon Funds for 270 Miles of Border Wall
The request comes amid sharp divisions about the border wall between President Donald Trump and members of Congress.
US Military Resumes Counter-Islamic State Operations in Iraq
An official said details are still being worked out to restore the training of Iraqi forces.
Iranians Shot Down Jetliner, US, Canadian, UK Leaders Say
The crash came a few hours after Iran launched a ballistic missile attack against Iraqi military bases housing U.S. troops.
US Adds Detail on How Soldier Died in Afghanistan
The Taliban wrongly claimed that the service members were in a convoy and targeted by a roadside bomb.
US Contractor Killed in Iraq Rocket Attack, Troops Wounded
The attack involved as many as 30 rockets fired at the Iraqi military compound near Kirkuk.
US Says No New Foreign Military Students until Better Checks
About a dozen Saudi students who were acquaintances of the shooter are currently confined to the base.
Pentagon: Defense Official Sexually Harassed Female Staff
The complaint was filed in February and Guy Roberts resigned in early April.
US Considers Leaving Smaller Number of Troops in Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Mark Esper told the committee that the U.S. military must remain focused on the counterterrorism mission.
Sailor Who Killed 2 at Pearl Harbor Was Unhappy with Commanders
The sailor, Gabriel Romero, 22, also faced non-judicial punishment.
US Warship Seizes Suspected Iran Missile Parts Set for Yemen
A Navy warship has seized a "significant cache" of suspected Iranian guided missile parts headed to rebels in Yemen.
Esper Opens Door for Military Academy Athletes to Delay Service, Go Pro
Esper signed a memo laying out the new guidelines, which says the athletes must get approval from the defense secretary.
Trump Says US on the Hunt for New Islamic State's Leader
Trump didn't mention the name of the new target, but he is likely referring to Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi.
Trump OKs Wider Syria Oil Mission, Raising Legal Questions
The decision locks hundreds of U.S. troops into a more complicated presence in Syria.
Esper Has Sharp Words for Turkey over Syria Invasion
Esper said Turkey is heading in the wrong direction, spinning closer to Russia.
Iraq Official: US Troops from Syria to Leave Iraq in 4 Weeks
U.S troops withdrawing from Syria to Iraq will leave the country within four weeks, Iraq's defense minister said.
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Navy's Top Admiral Has No Apologies Over Carrier Lincoln's Extra-Long Deployment
The carrier deployed in April 2019. Last week, the ship arrived in Hawaii before making its final trek to San Diego.
This Lawmaker Is the Only Veteran on the Team Arguing for Trump’s Impeachment
Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colorado, served with the 82nd Airborne Division and 75th Ranger Regiment.
DoD to Announce New Base Security Measures Worldwide in Wake of Pensacola Shooting
Esper will provide Naval Air Station Pensacola leadership with a preview of new security measures being developed.
Army IDs Green Beret Killed During Free Fall Training Exercise
Master Sgt. Nathan Goodman, 36, died "during a routine military free fall" near Eloy, Arizona, according to a release.
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Army Cancels $45 Billion Bradley Replacement Competition After Only One Bid Qualified
Two past efforts to replace the Bradley in 2009 and 2014 were canceled for cost-associated reasons.
US Veteran Among Alleged White Supremacists Arrested Before Gun Rally
The three men were believed to be planning to attend the pro-gun rally planned for Monday in Richmond.
Families of 82nd Airborne Soldiers Warned About Social Media Use After Threats
Family of soldiers deployed with the 82nd Airborne are being warned of "menacing" messages they might get on social media.
Ex-Guantanamo Commander Convicted of Lying about Man's Death
A jury convicted Capt. Nettleton of obstruction of justice, concealing material facts, and making false statements.
Appeals Court Overturns Former Naval Academy Midshipman's Sexual Assault Conviction
Court documents called the 2016 incident "an alcohol-fueled sexual encounter."
Navy Review Backs Planned Expansion of Nevada Bombing Range
The expanded range would cover an area half the size of Delaware.
Air Force News
After Military Social Media Flubs, 4-Star Promises Improvements
One of the Pentagon's top officers says the military still has a long way to go to reach Americans online effectively.
Facing Accusations of Sexual Assault, General Says He Wants to Help Victims
The Joint Staff is getting a special assistant to support troops facing issues including sexual assault and domestic abuse.
Marine Corps News
Marines to Get New Lightweight Polymer Ammo for 'Ma Deuce' Machine Gun
The Marine Corps has inked a $10M contract with MAC LLC for new lightweight polymer machine-gun ammunition.
After Fatal Aircraft Collision, Marines Will Get Better Emergency Signal Devices
In 2020, every Marine squadron will receive new signaling devices that automatically activate when they touch water.
US Military Should Pivot Away from Fixed Bases and Focus on China Threat: Lawmaker
If Iran can easily target U.S. installations in the Middle East with ballistic missiles, imagine what China could do.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Wrapping Up Study on Why Minority Members Leave the Service
The Coast Guard will wrap up a study examining why minority service members are leaving its ranks.
Coast Guard Helps Rescue Fishermen After Capsized Boat Found off Oregon Coast
Three fishermen were rescued Tuesday night after the U.S. Coast Guard found their boat capsized near Coos Bay, Oregon.
Deadly Boat Fire: 4 Families of Victims File Suit Against Conception Owners
Documents filed in federal court allege the vessel, which was owned by Truth Aquatics, was "unseaworthy."