Wednesday, December 12, 2018

For 62nd year, NORAD takes calls from kids awaiting Santa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers at an Air Force base in Colorado were answering questions on Sunday from eager...

‘There’s a war coming,’ Marine Corps general warns US troops

A Marine Corps commandant on Thursday warned U.S. troops stationed in Norway to be prepared for a coming war. “I hope I’m wrong, but there’s...

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition. The new policy reflects...

Senator: It’s time for US military families to leave SKorea

WASHINGTON –  Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he believes it's time to start moving the families of American military personnel out of South...

US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

RALEIGH, N.C. – All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their...

Controversial photo leads to internal investigation of Joint Base Myer–Henderson Hall police

ARLINGTON, Va. - In a FOX 5 exclusive, officials at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall now say they are conducting an internal investigation after a...

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...

Marine Lands his Cobra Attack Helicopter at Ball Field to Retrieve Cell Phone

BAR HARBOR — A forgotten cell phone was the impetus for two U.S. Marine Corps helicopters to fly low over Mount Desert Island around...

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...

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,”...

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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...