Thursday, August 22, 2019

President to award first Medal of Honor to Vietnam Army medic

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army medic from Michigan who risked his life multiple times to rescue Vietnam War comrades is becoming the first person...

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...

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...

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...

Reserve Maj. Gen. collapses during PT, dies

An Army Reserve major general died Friday at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, officials announced Saturday. According to Army Times,  Maj. Gen. Francisco Espaillat collapsed Friday...

U.S. soldier killed in action in Afghanistan

An American soldier supporting the U.S. counterterrorism mission in Afghanistan was killed in action in the eastern part of that country late Saturday, a...

Woman pleads guilty to helping in the slaying of a Fort Meade soldier

The scene inside a Maryland home was startling: a soldier from Fort Meade shot dead but with her 4-month-old daughter, alive, resting in her...

Army vs. Navy is about more than a game — even when it’s as...

PHILADELPHIA — Army-Navy is always about moments that go beyond the actual playing of a college football game, even one as melodramatic as Saturday’s...

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...

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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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...