Thursday, October 17, 2019

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...

‘There’s a war coming,’ Marine Corps general warns US troops

A Marine Corps commandant on Thursday warned U.S. troops stationed in Norway to be prepared for a coming war. “I hope I’m wrong, but there’s...

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition. The new policy reflects...

Senator: It’s time for US military families to leave SKorea

WASHINGTON –  Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he believes it's time to start moving the families of American military personnel out of South...

US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

RALEIGH, N.C. – All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their...

Controversial photo leads to internal investigation of Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall police

ARLINGTON, Va. - In a FOX 5 exclusive, officials at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall now say they are conducting an internal investigation after a...

The Pentagon is likely to admit that there are 2,000 US troops in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon is likely to announce in the coming days that there are about 2,000 US troops in Syria, two US...

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Soldier Saves Man’s Life with Hoodie, Ink Pen…except, he didn’t

The story was ready-made for an Army public affairs splash – “hero soldier uses ingenuity, hoodie, and an ink pen to save man’s life.”...

Doctor caught dyeing his patient’s genitals now practices at Fort Polk

A former Mesa County, Colorado gynecologist who dyed a patient's vagina purple in what he called a "joke" has avoided jail time as part...

Legal and ethical questions surround rapping recruiter’s viral video

2018 has been a tough year for U.S. Army Recruiting Command. After failing to meet the fiscal year recruiting mission at the end of...