Monday, September 16, 2019

Al Qaeda fighter gets life for killing 2 US soldiers in Afghanistan

A Saudi-born follower of al Qaeda who was convicted in March of killing two U.S. service members in Afghanistan received a life sentence Friday...

POTUS signs National Defense Authorization Act

President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Tuesday afternoon at the White House, approving spending levels for U.S. military efforts. The House...

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...

California extends Trump’s border mission by 6 months

SAN DIEGO – California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday extended the state National Guard's participation in President Donald Trump's border deployment by six months,...

Turkey Places Bounty on Two Former U.S. Government Officials

A wealthy ally of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has placed a bounty on the heads of two former U.S. military and intelligence officials...

Court determines military burn pits caused lung disease in service members

EXCLUSIVE – The thousands of U.S. military personnel and private contractors whose health was compromised by the dense black smoke of burn pits -...

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...

Army captain calls for prostitutes to be sent to front line to relieve soldiers’...

An Australian Army captain has reportedly suggested prostitutes should be sent to the front line to help relieve combat soldiers of stress. The Daily Telegraph...

Army National Guard general under criminal investigation after emails show ties to defense contractor

WASHINGTON – A general who initially escaped sanction for living rent-free in the home of a defense contractor after the Pentagon’s inspector general cleared...

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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...