Bill Manning, a military veteran who served as a combat pilot in Vietnam, speaks about who he supports for President of the United States, and why, in this touching mini-featurette.
The U.S. Army, which has struggled in recent years to combat a mounting suicide toll, took an unusual step when it announced it had charged 8 American soldiers serving in Afghanistan in connection with the apparent suicide of one of their lower-ranki
Snell cracks a wide smile. “That’s her,” she says. When Gaeta spots her, she smiles, too. They embrace. With all eyes watching, they keep the kiss short, and the crowd cheers.
When American and coalition troops rolled into Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003, they quickly began doing exactly what any military playbook said they should do
Each year millions in government funds intended to help veterans get back to work go to firms where owners have lied about being disabled vets, according to government watchdogs.
Israel just announced it has finalized a deal with Lt. General Frank Gorenc, commander of the US Third Air Force in Germany, that will bring several thousand U.S. troops and two advanced missile systems to the country for an unprecedented defense dr
Pakistan is still blockading NATO war supplies passing through the port of Karachi in response to last month’s killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers by an alliance air strike.
What he didn't say is that since 1945 the US military has been directly responsible for the deaths of over 10 million people and that America has in that time overthrown 50 governments, including democracies, and intervened in at least 30 more. John
The US Air Force is developing simple but reliable quantum computers that can be built with off-the-shelf components
Thursday, ahead of the last debate before the caucuses, Paul cranked out an attack that hadn’t yet been used in this cycle. On Fox News, Paul bashed his opponent’s his military record:
Defending against an attack is so hard that some think a stronger offense is required.
Flying drone aircraft over Afghanistan from the comfort of a military base in the United States is much more stressful than it might seem, even for pilots spared the sacrifice of overseas deployment and separation from family and friends.
The Pentagon hasn’t come close to solving the PTSD crisis plaguing the current generation of troops. And the top brass looks like it’s ready to try anything — like a major push into a cutting-edge, controversial realm of treatment.
The military pretrial hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning opened contentiously Friday, with his defense attorney arguing that the presiding officer lacked the impartiality to render fair judgment in a case growing out of the release of a trove of govern
Somebody who swallowed the red pill...
What’s most striking is that all this probably was unnecessary. Meyer, the 296th Marine to earn the medal, by all accounts deserved his nomination. At least seven witnesses attested to him performing heroic deeds “in the face of almost certain death.
The commander of the 37th Training Group at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, has launched an investigation into a photo of 15 airmen posing with an open casket, in which another airman is posed with a noose around his neck and chains across his body.
It wasn't until five months after Army Staff Sgt. June Moss returned from the Iraq war in 2003 that her real battle began. The horrors of the war -- witnessing decapitated and burned bodies amid mass destruction -- led to post-traumatic stress disord
expected to cost $1 trillion dollars for development, production and maintenance over the next 50 years. Now that cost is expected to grow, owing to 13 different design flaws uncovered in the last two months by a hush-hush panel of five Pentagon expe
A somewhat strange story emerged yesterday involving an extremist antigovernment group, a North Dakota sheriff’s office, and six missing cows, but there’s a much larger story behind this brief legal tangle
According to first-hand accounts and reports provided to Boiling Frogs Post by several sources in Jordan, during the last few hours foreign military groups, estimated at hundreds of individuals, began to spread near the villages of the north-Jordan c
The troops have an urgent message that requires your immediate attention. Find out who U.S. military veterans and active duty soldiers overwhelmingly support for President in 2012.
While Iraq and Kuwait are now at peace, many of the border issues that led to conflict two decades ago remain, which no amount of diplomatic bonhomie can completely paper over.
Exobiologists think newly discovered planet Kepler-22b may have oceans, continents and life. Now the US military wants to know if it's intelligent…
Three major aircraft carriers will be stationed in troubled region
It looks like the military is worried that Afghans haven’t heard the good news about how the Taliban have been vanquished once and for all. It’s setting up a new radio station, housed at the sprawling Kandahar Air Field, to spread the word
The Air Force dumped the incinerated partial remains of at least 274 American troops in a Virginia landfill, far more than the military had acknowledged, before halting the secretive practice three years ago, records show.
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The Current Events Inquiry blog points out that the Pentagon’s 1033 program—the program by which the Defense Department transfers surplus military equipment to domestic police departments—hit an all-time high last year.
Benjamin Carlson at The Daily reports on a little known endeavor called the "1033 Program" that gave more than $500 million of military gear to US police in 2011 alone.