Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sailor shot and killed by security at Virginia naval base

VIRGINIA BEACH — A U.S. Navy sailor has died after he was shot by Naval Air Station Oceana security officers late Friday night. It started...

Damaged USS John S. McCain arrives in Singapore; 10 missing

SINGAPORE (AP) — The USS John S. McCain has docked at Singapore’s naval base with “significant damage” to its hull after an early morning...

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...

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...

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...

The five Sullivan brothers, serving together, were killed in World War II. Their ship...

Thomas Sullivan was getting ready for work in Waterloo, Iowa, when three men in Navy uniforms walked up to his front door. “I have some...

Military seeks new ways to punish bad online behavior

WASHINGTON — Skeptical Congress members on Tuesday pressed senior military leaders to take more aggressive action to prevent and punish inappropriate online activity by...

Navy Pilot found guilty of recording female sailors showering

The 33-year-old lieutenant was a member of Strike Fighter Squadron 192 based at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California. The unit was aboard the Bremerton-based...

President announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

President Trump in a series of tweets Wednesday morning the president wrote: “After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the...

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...