Sunday, September 23, 2018

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...

Medal of Honor going to airman killed in 2002 Afghanistan battle: report

An Air Force service member killed during a 2002 firefight between a U.S. special ops team and Al Qaeda fighters in Afghanistan will be...

Unexploded WWII bomb forces mass evacuation in Berlin. There’ll be more to come.

BERLIN — Other countries may have hurricanes, blizzards or flooding that regularly shut down major transport hubs. Germany, meanwhile, is still dealing with the...

Two former US soldiers found dead in apparent murder-suicide, report says

A married couple -- both of whom were former United States soldiers -- were reportedly found dead in their Italian home Monday after a...

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...

Trump moves to ban most transgender people from serving in military

President Trump on Friday moved to formally ban most transgender people from serving in the military, with limited exceptions. The White House issued a memorandum...

McMaster to Resign as National Security Adviser, and Will Be Replaced by John Bolton

WASHINGTON — Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, the battle-tested Army officer tapped as President Trump’s national security adviser last year to stabilize a turbulent...

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...

Austin serial bombing suspect killed in dramatic confrontation; ID’d as 24-year-old man

The suspected serial bomber who killed two people and terrorized Austin, Texas, for three harrowing weeks was killed in a dramatic confrontation with police...

US mission leader in deadly Niger ambush warned of security risks, report says

The leader of an American military mission in Niger that ended in the ambush killings of four soldiers reportedly voiced concerns that he didn’t...

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Army officer arrested on child pornography charges

Fort Jackson, SC - CPT William Johnson, 34, was arrested August 14 on child pornography charges. According to the South Carolina Atty. Gen. Alan...

Navy SEAL to receive Medal of Honor for leading assault on snowy Afghanistan mountaintop

A Navy SEAL who led a mission to rescue a stranded teammate while engaging in a firefight “against the tenacious and more heavily armed...

C-130 military transport plane crashes near Georgia airport, FAA says

A C-130 Hercules military transport plane carrying five people crashed and burst into flames Wednesday just after taking off from a Georgia airport, officials...