Sunday, September 23, 2018

US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

AGADEZ, Niger – On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest...

Medal of Honor going to airman killed in 2002 Afghanistan battle: report

An Air Force service member killed during a 2002 firefight between a U.S. special ops team and Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan will be...

Newly discovered brain injury in vets linked to PTSD

Doctors have found scar tissue in the brains of combat veterans who suffered from PTSD and were exposed to high explosive blast waves. The...

Army clarifies and expands policy on carrying backpacks while in uniform

SUBJECT: Exception to Policy: Army Regulation (AR) 670-1 (Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia), 25 May 2017 - Bags, Handbags, Purses, and...

Packages with explosive material sent to military installations in DC area

Multiple suspicious packages containing explosive material were sent to at least three military installations in the Washington, D.C. area, a senior defense official told...

Attack at Travis Air Force Base in California treated as terrorism

An incident this week at a U.S. Air Force base in Northern California -- in which a vehicle burst into flames after crashing through...

Pentagon identifies seven U.S. servicemen killed in Iraq helicopter crash

The Pentagon on Saturday identified the seven people killed in a U.S. helicopter crash in western Iraq on Thursday. They include two airmen from Patrick...

7 dead in US military helicopter crash near Iraq border, officials say

All seven military personnel aboard a U.S. Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter were killed Thursday in a crash in western Iraq near the...

Transgender people cleared to join military, for now

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start...

For 62nd year, NORAD takes calls from kids awaiting Santa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers at an Air Force base in Colorado were answering questions on Sunday from eager...

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Army officer arrested on child pornography charges

Fort Jackson, SC - CPT William Johnson, 34, was arrested August 14 on child pornography charges. According to the South Carolina Atty. Gen. Alan...

Navy SEAL to receive Medal of Honor for leading assault on snowy Afghanistan mountaintop

A Navy SEAL who led a mission to rescue a stranded teammate while engaging in a firefight “against the tenacious and more heavily armed...

C-130 military transport plane crashes near Georgia airport, FAA says

A C-130 Hercules military transport plane carrying five people crashed and burst into flames Wednesday just after taking off from a Georgia airport, officials...