Thursday, December 13, 2018

Two coalition personnel, including U.S. service member, killed in Syria

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. service member and another person from the U.S.-led coalition battling Islamic State were killed by an improvised explosive device...

White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson, will replace David Shulkin as Veterans Affairs secretary

President Donald Trump on Wednesday named White House physician Ronny Jackson as his pick to replace Veteran Affairs Secretary David Shulkin. The president said in...

Army clarifies and expands policy on carrying backpacks while in uniform

SUBJECT: Exception to Policy: Army Regulation (AR) 670-1 (Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia), 25 May 2017 - Bags, Handbags, Purses, and...

Packages with explosive material sent to military installations in DC area

Multiple suspicious packages containing explosive material were sent to at least three military installations in the Washington, D.C. area, a senior defense official told...

Soldier charged with statutory rape of minor

A 23-year-old Fort Bragg soldier was charged Sunday with the rape of a minor. Army Pvt. Jessey Nortey, who lives on post, was charged with...

Saudi Arabia intercepts 7 missiles fired from Yemen, military officials say

Saudi Arabia's air force intercepted seven missiles fired from Yemen on Sunday and, in the debris that rained down on residential suburbs from the...

World War II veteran, 98, presented with French Legion of Honor

A humble 98-year-old Kentucky man has become one of the few World War II veterans to receive the French Legion of Honor, France’s highest...

Attack at Travis Air Force Base in California treated as terrorism

An incident this week at a U.S. Air Force base in Northern California -- in which a vehicle burst into flames after crashing through...

Coast Guard seizes 36,000 lbs. of cocaine during Pacific drug patrol

The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded roughly 36,000 pounds of cocaine into a California pier on Tuesday, which had been seized during a drug patrol...

82nd Airborne G6 CSM charged with beating girlfriend

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Domestic violence and sexual assault cases can be a nightmare for victims to navigate through the court system, but they...

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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...

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while helping colleagues whose vehicle hit bomb

KABUL — U.S. Army Spec. James A. Slape stepped out of his vehicle in Afghanistan on Thursday ready to help others. The soldier, trained...