Monday, November 20, 2017

US drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several’ al-Shabaab militants, military says

A drone strike in Somalia carried out by the United States military Friday has killed “several" al-Shabaab militants. The U.S. Africa Command said in a...

Court overturns Marine sniper’s conviction for urinating on dead Taliban fighters

A military court on Wednesday overturned the conviction of a former Marine sniper involved in urinating on dead Taliban soldiers in Afghanistan in 2011...

Prosecutor says Marine Corps drill instructor was a ‘bully’

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – A Marine Corps drill instructor was a "bully" who punched, choked and kicked recruits, focusing his abuse on three Muslim...

Marine Osprey Hard Landing Injures Two in Syria

Two U.S. service members were reported injured after the “hard landing” of a coalition aircraft, reportedly the long-troubled Marine aircraft known as the “Osprey,”...

VA: Money for private health care may run out by year’s end

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weeks after a veterans’ health initiative received $2.1 billion in emergency funding, the Trump administration says the private-sector Veterans Choice health...

First female Marine in history to graduate infantry training course

A female Marine is set to make history next week as the first woman ever to graduate from the Marine Corps' demanding Infantry Officer...

Marine veteran amputee reaches summit of Mount Kilimanjaro: ‘It’s the closest thing to getting...

Waking up around midnight on Aug. 25, Marine Cpl. Kionte Storey began his final trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the culmination of months of rigorous...

US begins sending additional troops to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has begun sending additional troops to Afghanistan to carry out President Donald Trump’s new war strategy, which will stick...

Mattis: Transgender members in U.S. military will serve until study completed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday current policy regarding transgender personnel serving in the military would remain in place...

Calif. National Guard soldiers to keep $190M in mistaken bonuses: Pentagon

More than 17,000 California National Guard soldiers won’t have to payback more than $190 million in enlistment bonuses and other payments that had been...

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Kansas Army Guard ignores warning signs of flight surgeon’s sexual misconduct

Kansas National Guard Staff Sgt. Derron Lindsey hustled around the nose of a churning UH-60 Black Hawk to help guide a group of Australian...

WWII veteran calls for help and dies as nurses laugh, video shows

A hidden video from 2014 showed nurses laughing as a World War II veteran repeatedly called for help and died while in their care. The...

Green Beret widow: media details of soldier deaths “damaging, unnecessary”

Pullyaup, Washington - The widow of an Army special forces soldier killed in Niger has expressed her disappointment with the media coverage of the...