Monday, August 19, 2019

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...

Okinawa boy injured after window falls off Marine helo

A boy was injured in Okinawa, Japan, Wednesday after a metal window frame plummeted from a U.S. military helicopter known as a Super Stallion,...

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...

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...

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...

U.S. troops in Japan banned from drinking after fatal crash

U.S. military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that...

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...

Pentagon issues data on sexual assault reports at its bases

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday disclosed for the first time base-by-base data on sexual assault reports, showing a higher number of...

Newly discovered brain injury in vets linked to PTSD

Doctors have found scar tissue in the brains of combat veterans who suffered from PTSD and were exposed to high explosive blast waves. The...

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...

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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...