Thursday, January 24, 2019

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...

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...

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...

Army vs. Navy is about more than a game — even when it’s as...

PHILADELPHIA — Army-Navy is always about moments that go beyond the actual playing of a college football game, even one as melodramatic as Saturday’s...

Admiral, 7 others charged with corruption in new ‘Fat Leonard’ indictment

The Justice Department unsealed a fresh indictment Tuesday charging eight Navy officials - including an admiral - with corruption and other crimes in the...

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...

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...

USS John S. McCain collides with merchant ship in Pacific

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca,...

Trump’s choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden, said Sunday he was withdrawing from consideration for...

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...

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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...