Sunday, November 18, 2018

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...

Soldier wounded in chlorine gas bomb explosion at Fort Polk now on long recovery...

Army Sgt. Joshua Farbro walked into the ring of rapidly yellowing vegetation to investigate the booms echoing through Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana. Other soldiers...

Army changes Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) for recruiting

There is a lot of discussion and concern surrounding the changes to the SDAP entitlements that take effect on 1 October 2018. As a...

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...

Pentagon: Claims of retaliation for complaints on rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — More U.S. service members said they faced retribution for filing sexual assault or harassment complaints last year than in 2016, according...

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...

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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...