Sunday, November 18, 2018

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while helping colleagues whose vehicle hit bomb

KABUL — U.S. Army Spec. James A. Slape stepped out of his vehicle in Afghanistan on Thursday ready to help others. The soldier, trained...

Army changes Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) for recruiting

There is a lot of discussion and concern surrounding the changes to the SDAP entitlements that take effect on 1 October 2018. As a...

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...

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...

Two former US soldiers found dead in apparent murder-suicide, report says

A married couple -- both of whom were former United States soldiers -- were reportedly found dead in their Italian home Monday after a...

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...

DoD identifies soldier killed in Syria IED attack

aster Sgt. Johnathan J. Dunbar of Austin, Texas has been identified as the American soldier killed in Syria, the Department of Defense announced. Dunbar, 36,...

Two coalition personnel, including U.S. service member, killed in Syria

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. service member and another person from the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State were killed by an improvised explosive device...

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...

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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...

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while helping colleagues whose vehicle hit bomb

KABUL — U.S. Army Spec. James A. Slape stepped out of his vehicle in Afghanistan on Thursday ready to help others. The soldier, trained...