Thursday, February 21, 2019

Special Tactics Captain awarded Silver Star for final act of valor

A Lexington special operations Air Force officer chose to save the lives of an Army Special Forces team and supporting personnel rather than protect...

Air Force Academy investigates racial slurs at prep school; superintendent says racists ‘need to...

The head of the Air Force Academy stood all his 4,000 cadets at attention Thursday to deliver a message on racial slurs found written...

‘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...

Sex assault reports up at Navy, Army academies

WASHINGTON (AP) - Reports of sexual assaults increased at two of the three military academies last year and an anonymous survey suggests sexual misconduct...

Pentagon prepares to accept transgender recruits beginning in January, as Trump’s ban hangs in...

The U.S. military is preparing to accept transgender recruits for the first time beginning in January, the Pentagon said Wednesday, the latest signal that...

Texas church massacre shooter was a dishonorably discharged Airforce vet

Devin P. Kelley, who was court martialed from the U.S. Air Force, was identified as the gunman who walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs,...

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...

President announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

President Trump in a series of tweets Wednesday morning the president wrote: “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the...

Pentagon issues data on sexual assault reports at its bases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of...

Former AFSOUTH Chief Master Sergeant faces dereliction of duty, obstruction of justice charges

The 355th Fighter Wing Commander has brought charges against Chief Master Sergeant Jose Barraza. Barraza was previously assigned as the 12th Air Force Command...

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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...