Friday, September 20, 2019

Navy awards medal to sailor caught in ISIS fight for 10 hours

The U.S. Navy awarded the Silver Star Medal on Wednesday to a sailor credited with bravely protecting his unit’s lives during a 10-hour fight...

Newly discovered brain injury in vets linked to PTSD

Doctors have found scar tissue in the brains of combat veterans who suffered from PTSD and were exposed to high explosive blast waves. 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 SEAL killed in Perris skydiving accident

A highly-decorated Navy SEAL was killed in a skydiving accident on Saturday. The SEAL, Cmdr. Seth Stone, died after jumping out of a hot air...

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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...