Friday, October 20, 2017

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...

Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law. The Forever GI...

WWII veteran returns dead Japanese soldier’s flag to his family

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then he held the 93-year-old hands that brought this...

Marines who died in Osprey crash identified

Three U.S. Marines declared dead after their MV-22 Osprey crashed off the coast of Australia last weekend were identified on Monday. 1st Lt. Benjamin...

Military commanders get OK to shoot down drones over bases

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has sent new guidance to the armed services that lays out the military's authority to disable or shoot down any...

Australia finds USMC Osprey that crashed off northeast coast

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian Navy survey ship has located a U.S. military aircraft that crashed off the Australian northeast coast at the weekend...

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Berghdal lawyers file motion to dismiss based on President’s remarks

RALEIGH, N.C.—Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl made a last-minute argument Tuesday that President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his criticism of the soldier — preventing him...

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in desertion case

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty Monday at Fort Bragg to charges he endangered comrades by walking away from his post in Afghanistan in...

Bowe Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is set to plead guilty Monday to charges he endangered comrades by walking away from his post in Afghanistan in...