Thursday, June 20, 2019

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian vessel near the northern Arabian Gulf on Tuesday after the vessel...

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...

Navy SEAL killed in parachuting accident during Fleet Week

A member of the Navy SEAL Elite Parachute team "The Leap Frogs" was killed in a parachuting accident during Fleet Week today in Jersey...

Navy F/A-18 jet crash off Key West leaves 2 aviators dead

Two U.S. Navy aviators died Wednesday after their F/A-18F Super Hornet jet crashed off the coast of Key West, Florida. The aviators -- one pilot...

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...

Army beats Marines, 30-3, sweeping all gold medals to win 16th straight Armed Forces...

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The defending champion U.S. Army won all eight matches to beat the U.S. Marine Corps, 30-3, in the finals...

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...

Navy: Only woman in SEAL training pipeline drops out

SAN DIEGO –  The only woman in the Navy SEAL training pipeline has dropped out, a Navy special warfare official confirmed Friday. The female midshipman...

10 missing, 5 injured after USS John S. McCain collides with tanker in Pacific

Ten sailors are missing and five injured after the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker east of Singapore and the...

US troops get freeze-dried plasma for battlefield bloodshed

RALEIGH, N.C. – All of the U.S. military's special operations fighters sent off to warzones and raids now have an essential addition to their...

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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...