Thursday, January 18, 2018

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...

After Saving Many From Fire, Soldier Died Trying to Rescue One More

Emmanuel Mensah was a handsome, strongly built young man in his late 20s who immigrated to the Bronx from Ghana five years ago. He...

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...

Green Beret home from Afghanistan donates liver to nephew

The first thing you notice about Hudson Hill is his hair. He has a full, thick head of hair seen on few children. Then you notice...

Pentagon identifies soldier killed in ‘non-combat’ incident in Iraq

MODESTO -- A soldier from Modesto was killed Wednesday in Iraq, in an incident described by the Department of Defense as a "non-combat related...

‘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...

US commandos train to capture North Korean nukes

U.S. military forces reportedly trained earlier this month for a mission that would put them on North Korean soil, with the objective of “infiltrating"...

Army struggles with the complexities of prosecuting a retired general accused of rape

A military court is grappling with the complications of trying a retired Army general on multiple rape charges decades after the alleged assaults were...

Soldier from JBLM jumps out of pickup to help rescue passengers from Amtrak crash

DUPONT, Wash. — A soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord says he saw the Amtrak train plunge from the overpass and jumped into action to...

Federal grand jury indicts Fort Polk soldier for illegally manufacturing, using a chemical weapon

Ryan Keith Taylor, 24, of New Llano was charged with producing, possessing and using a chemical weapon in violation of federal law. According to the...

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TF Marne Soldiers Still Await Reimbursement for hurricane Irma evac – Part II

Sí, I’m still José. As I left off earlier today, Hurricane Irma created some epic challenges for the dependents initially, but their woes fail...

3ID Soldiers and Families Relocated Due to Hurricane Irma Still Waiting for Payment 4...

Sí, I José. First, I heard about all the comments about hard it was to read my last report, so I’ve been studying and...

Honor sought for US soldier who died in Bronx fire rescue

NEW YORK –  U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Army to posthumously honor a U.S. soldier and native of Ghana who raced repeatedly into...