Tuesday, November 12, 2019

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...

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...

Navy IDs one dead, 9 missing USS McCain sailors; suspends search

The search efforts for the U.S. sailors who went missing after the USS John S. McCain destroyer collided off the coast of Singapore was...

US Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after deadly mishaps

The U.S. Navy has dismissed the commander of its 7th Fleet from duty after the fleet suffered its second deadly mishap in less than...

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...

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...

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,...

Warship captain in collision that killed 7 to lose command

WASHINGTON (AP) — Poor seamanship and flaws in keeping watch contributed to a collision between a Navy destroyer and a commercial container ship that...

Veterans get expanded college assistance under Trump

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law. The Forever GI...

Defense Secretary Mattis tells sailors ‘you’re not some pu–y sitting on the sidelines’

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is well known for having delivered some controversial quotes in the past, and he uttered yet another during a speech last week...

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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...