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...

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...

Soldier charged with statutory rape of minor

A 23-year-old Fort Bragg soldier was charged Sunday with the rape of a minor. Army Pvt. Jessey Nortey, who lives on post, was charged with...

Saudi Arabia intercepts 7 missiles fired from Yemen, military officials say

Saudi Arabia's air force intercepted seven missiles fired from Yemen on Sunday and, in the debris that rained down on residential suburbs from the...

World War II veteran, 98, presented with French Legion of Honor

A humble 98-year-old Kentucky man has become one of the few World War II veterans to receive the French Legion of Honor, France’s highest...

82nd Airborne G6 CSM charged with beating girlfriend

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Domestic violence and sexual assault cases can be a nightmare for victims to navigate through the court system, but they...

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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...