Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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...

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...

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...

82nd deserter detained in S. Sudan with 2 former US servicemembers

According to Department of State sources three American citizens were captured yesterday June 21st while trying to cross into South Sudan covertly without visas by SPLA forces...

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...

Veteran that fought to expose ‘Burn Pit’ Hazards dies at 36

National Guard veteran Amie Muller believed deployments to Iraq caused the cancer that killed her. She worked and lived next to burn pits that billowed...

Colonel Wesley Fox, 43-year Marine and Recipient of the Medal of Honor, Dead at...

Colonel Wesley Fox, one of the true legends of the Corps, has died in his birthplace of Herndon, VA, at the age of 86. ...

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...

Top U.S. general says no changes yet to transgender policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said in a written message on Thursday to military...

Maine boy battling cancer asks people to send Christmas cards to members of military

PORTLAND, Maine —A Maine boy battling terminal cancer who asked for Christmas cards as a final wish is now asking people to send cards...

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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...