Sunday, January 26, 2020

3 U.S. troops wounded in shooting by Afghan soldier

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan -- An Afghan soldier opened fire Sunday inside Camp Antonik in the southern Helmand province, wounding three U.S. soldiers before being shot...

The Army has started giving waivers for mental-health conditions to attract more recruits

In order to broaden the pool of applicants from which it can accept recruits, the Army has lifted a ban that prevented it from giving...

Breaking news: U.S. Fighter jet shoots down Syrian bomber

According to a press release by the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve resolve a U.S F18 Super Hornet engage and shot down...

Calif. National Guard soldiers to keep $190M in mistaken bonuses: Pentagon

More than 17,000 California National Guard soldiers won’t have to payback more than $190 million in enlistment bonuses and other payments that had been...

Senator: It’s time for US military families to leave SKorea

WASHINGTON –  Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he believes it's time to start moving the families of American military personnel out of South...

Six soldiers injured in Smugglers Notch avalanche: What we know now

Six soldiers were injured Wednesday afternoon after being caught in an avalanche in Smugglers Notch, a spokesman for the Vermont National Guard said. The soldiers...
Fort Sam Houston, home of the combat medic

USAWTFM continues investigating 232nd Med. Bn. ; it only gets worse

With an update to yesterday's bombshell of the 232d Medical BN, we go back to José. Jose, what's going on down there. Si, I still...

US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

AGADEZ, Niger – On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest...

Former SECDEF aide reduced two stars, says Army

The former senior military aide to then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter will retire as a brigadier general, the Army announced Thursday. Army Times' report details the punishments...

Soldier Arrested after Shooting Spree Following Drunken Orgy

FORT BLISS, Texas — A soldier was arrested and more than 21 underage soldiers and civilians were apprehended for questioning by Military Police and...

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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...