Afghan forces battled the Taliban in southern Helmand province on Monday for a second week, officials and residents said on Monday, seeking to reassert control over a strategic district just weeks after the departure of U.S. troops.
Benjamin Summers is a captain in the U.S. Army. The views expressed are his own.
A fighter plane taking off from a strike carrier is a dramatic sight – not the least because of the woosh and plume of steam as the catapult blasts the aircraft into the air.
A Marine who was declared a deserter nearly 10 years ago after disappearing in Iraq and then returning to the U.S. claiming he had been kidnapped, only to disappear again, is back in U.S. custody, officials said Sunday.
Say others are afraid to come forward
Two disturbing numbers stand out in The American Legion's recent survey of veterans dealing with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder: 59 percent and 30 percent.
Planes were lovingly collected by scrapyard worker Walter Soplata in his back garden in Newbury, Ohio, in 1940s But since his death the planes lie at the abandoned graveyard amongst overgrown foliage and scrap metal The haunting images of the aviat
"We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive." --C.S. Lewis
Right now, a suspected terrorist is sitting in the bowels of a U.S. Navy warship somewhere between the Mediterranean Sea and Washington, D.C. Ahmed Abu Khattala, the alleged leader of the September 2012 attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya..
A former Navy SEAL who identified herself as transgender after 20 years serving on the elite team is fighting claims that she's became a tool in Pentagon efforts to recruit transgender people
The United States declared Friday that it will not produce or acquire any antipersonnel land mines and is pursuing other steps toward eventually signing a 1997 treaty banning the weapons.
A private $10 million cash ransom deal was in the works before the five Gitmo prisoners were handed over.
Assad struck at positions held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) along the border between Syria and Iraq. Maliki:
Will commandos get jet skis? Oh yes.
On this day in 1876, Gen. George Custer led his 7th Cavalry regiment to their demise in Montana. The Battle of Little Big Horn was one of the biggest defeats suffered by the U.S. Army in the war against the Indians.
Getting secret information to specific people, like the location of the nearest nuclear power plant, in a way that doesn't draw attention from outside is a classic spy problem.
While Iraqi government officials continue to claim that they are making advances in defeating the jihadist group Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), Kurdish forces on the ground report that ISIS has begun to slowly isolate Baghdad, targeting ci
As the Army continues to investigate whether Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is guilty of deserting his unit, this afternoon they said there is no reason to believe that Bergdahl engaged in any misconduct during his five years in captivity.
At this point we've seen tons of stories describing how the F-35 project is nothing short of a clusterf*ck. Although the video is from last year, there's something about Pierre Sprey's bluntness that makes you realize just how misguided the entire en
Syrian government aircraft bombed Sunni militant targets inside Iraq on Tuesday, further broadening the Middle Eastern crisis a day after Israeli warplanes and rockets struck targets inside Syria.
A legendary Special Forces commander was quietly forced to leave the U.S. Army after he admitted to a love affair with a Washington Post war correspondent, who quit her job to secretly live with him for almost a year in one of the most dangerous comb
Workers at the Phoenix Veterans Affairs facility covered up the deaths of patients who passed away while on waiting lists, according to a new report from CNN.
Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 created Home Loan, Education and Vocational Training Benefits
Hawaii receives formerly odd contingent of attack helicopters and increased number of V22 tilt-rotor Ospreys, begins training Army pilots for carrier-borne operations. One finds themselves asking "Why"?
Unlike al-Qaeda, ISIS seems to understand Mao Zedong's classic Phase III battlefield struggle.
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel on Monday said that Department of Veterans Affairs' medical inspectors routinely dismissed whistleblower allegations of sloppy care that endangered patients at VA hospitals.
A U.S. Navy sailor from Washington State is currently serving on a submarine thousands of miles away in the Pacific Ocean, but a judge has ordered him into an impossible custody scenario:
The deadline passed on June 16th for Ukraine's payment for gas already provided and upfront 'pre-payments' for ongoing deliveries.
Air Force leaders are in the early stages of planning the service's next-generation drone fleet that could reshape the Air Force's entire fleet and continue to lower the number of airborne pilots, service officials said.
The Army drawdown continues this week, when about 1,100 Army captains will receive word that their military careers are about to end.