Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Sex assault reports up at Navy, Army academies

WASHINGTON (AP) - Reports of sexual assaults increased at two of the three military academies last year and an anonymous survey suggests sexual misconduct...

Transgender people cleared to join military, for now

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start...

Search for 3 missing Marines under way after aircraft ‘mishap’ off Australia coast

A search and rescue is underway Saturday for 3 Marine service members still missing after a “mishap” of an aircraft off the east coast...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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.”...

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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...