Thursday, January 18, 2018

Transgender people cleared to join military, for now

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has made clear its proposed ban on transgender military recruits is on hold, meaning their enlistment can start...

For 62nd year, NORAD takes calls from kids awaiting Santa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of volunteers at an Air Force base in Colorado were answering questions on Sunday from eager...

Judge: American accused of fighting for IS must get lawyer

WASHINGTON – A federal judge ruled Saturday that the U.S. military must provide legal counsel to an American citizen who was picked up months...

Pentagon identifies soldier killed in ‘non-combat’ incident in Iraq

MODESTO -- A soldier from Modesto was killed Wednesday in Iraq, in an incident described by the Department of Defense as a "non-combat related...

‘There’s a war coming,’ Marine Corps general warns US troops

A Marine Corps commandant on Thursday warned U.S. troops stationed in Norway to be prepared for a coming war. “I hope I’m wrong, but there’s...

Mattis: ‘Storm clouds gathering’ over Korean Peninsula

FORT BRAGG, N.C. – "Storm clouds are gathering" over the Korean Peninsula, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis declared Friday. And as diplomats try to...

US commandos train to capture North Korean nukes

U.S. military forces reportedly trained earlier this month for a mission that would put them on North Korean soil, with the objective of “infiltrating"...

APNewsBreak: US soldier fought to end after ambush in Niger

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took...

The dead giveaway that exposed this ‘Green Beret’ as a fraud

For real Green Berets, there was one dead giveaway that Brooklyn Army vet ­Papotia Reginald “Reggie” Wright was an imposter. His beret was black. “We took...

Soldier from Anchorage dies in non-combat crash in Afghanistan

A couple of days before his death in Afghanistan, an Army soldier from Anchorage texted a friend from his early service days. I love you...

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TF Marne Soldiers Still Await Reimbursement for hurricane Irma evac – Part II

Sí, I’m still José. As I left off earlier today, Hurricane Irma created some epic challenges for the dependents initially, but their woes fail...

3ID Soldiers and Families Relocated Due to Hurricane Irma Still Waiting for Payment 4...

Sí, I José. First, I heard about all the comments about hard it was to read my last report, so I’ve been studying and...

Honor sought for US soldier who died in Bronx fire rescue

NEW YORK –  U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Army to posthumously honor a U.S. soldier and native of Ghana who raced repeatedly into...