- Navy says new attack submarine to be named USS Montana Updated: Sep-02-15 3:41 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - One of the U.S. Navy's new attack submarines will be named the USS Montana.
- Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes Updated: Sep-02-15 3:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress.
- Chinese warships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Alaska Updated: Sep-02-15 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON - A U.S. official says five Chinese warships have moved into the Bering Sea near Alaska after participating in a naval exercise with Russia.
- Soldier injured after parachute failed to deploy Updated: Sep-02-15 10:19 am
HAMILTON, Montana - A soldier was injured during a U.S. Army Special Operations parachute training exercise in western Montana.
- Coast Guard to conduct annual fire-fighting training event Updated: Sep-02-15 4:06 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an annual, live fire-fighting training exercise in northern Michigan's Traverse City.
- Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future Updated: Sep-01-15 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving in combat jobs and greater flexibility pay, promotions and benefits.
- West Point prof who called legal scholars treasonous resigns Updated: Sep-01-15 1:31 pm
WEST POINT, New York - A West Point professor criticized for writing an article calling some legal scholars treasonous and "lawful targets" for the U.S. military in its war on terrorism has resigned a month after he was hired to teach a law course.
- Dugway to test poisonous chlorine gas this week Updated: Sep-01-15 12:50 pm
TOOELE, Utah - Researchers at a remote U.S. Army testing site in Utah will be releasing chlorine gas to determine what would happen if it was released in a city.
- Parliamentary coalition in Ukraine shows cracks Updated: Sep-01-15 10:40 am
KIEV, Ukraine - The Ukrainian parliament majority showed cracks on Tuesday after a right-wing party said it was exiting the coalition over a measure to give more powers to Ukrainian regions, including the rebel-held east.
- Body believed to be swimmer who went missing off San Diego Updated: Sep-01-15 12:31 am
SAN DIEGO - Lifeguards searching for a missing swimmer off Ocean Beach in San Diego have found a body.
- Coast Guard: Barge sinks in Mississippi River; no injuries Updated: Aug-31-15 8:43 pm
CONVENT, Louisiana - The Coast Guard says a barge broke free from its mooring and sank near this town on the Mississippi River.
- Coast Guard: Barge sinks in Mississippi River; no injuries Updated: Aug-31-15 7:46 pm
CONVENT, Louisiana - The Coast Guard says a barge broke free from its mooring Monday morning and sank near this town on the Mississippi River.
- Ukrainian kids go to military camp Updated: Aug-31-15 12:06 pm
STARE, Ukraine - More than 100 Ukrainian schoolchildren will have unusual tales to tell their mates when classes resume, after spending part of their summer vacations undergoing training by the National Guard.
- Search on for paraglider missing off Long Island Updated: Aug-31-15 7:52 am
SOUTHOLD, New York - The Coast Guard is looking for a paraglider who was reported missing near Robins Island in the Peconic Bay.
- Rhode Island partners with Navy to grow defense businesses Updated: Aug-30-15 9:52 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The state is partnering with the Navy to grow businesses working on undersea and naval technologies.
- Navy veteran to address Ohio women veterans conference Updated: Aug-30-15 9:40 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A U.S. Navy combat veteran will give the keynote speech at Ohio's conference for women veterans to be held in Columbus.
- Army, Air Guard offer simulators to NY State Fair visitors Updated: Aug-30-15 7:07 am
SYRACUSE, New York - Visitors to the New York State Fair will be able to get a feel for what it's like to drive an armored military vehicle and control a remotely piloted aircraft.
- US Coast Guard intercepts more than 50 pounds of MDMA Updated: Aug-29-15 2:49 pm
SEATTLE - The U.S. Coast Guard says a crew intercepted $1 million worth of MDMA near the San Juan Islands.
- Today in Nebraska for September Updated: Aug-28-15 1:38 pm
- Correction: Iran-Nuclear story Updated: Aug-28-15 1:08 pm
VIENNA - In a story Aug. 19 about an arrangement over alleged past nuclear weapons work between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency, The Associated Press reported erroneously referred to Parchin as a "nuclear site." In fact, it is a military site where some believe nuclear weapons work may have occurred.
- US national security adviser in China ahead of Xi's US trip Updated: Aug-28-15 8:53 am
BEIJING - The U.S. national security adviser met with President Xi Jinping on Friday amid final preparations for the Chinese leader's visit to Washington next month, with both sides expressing optimism despite their differences.
- SD National Guard members visit Suriname to meet officials Updated: Aug-28-15 2:29 am
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - South Dakota National Guard members recently traveled to the South American country of Suriname (SUR'-ih-nahm) to share with officials ways in which military personnel can help during disaster relief efforts.
- Coast Guard flies injured fisherman off boat near San Juans Updated: Aug-27-15 8:04 pm
SEATTLE - The Coast Guard flew an injured fisherman off a boat near San Juan Island on Thursday.
- School leaders OK property trade with Iowa National Guard Updated: Aug-27-15 4:32 pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Leaders of the Davenport school district have approved a property trade that provides the Iowa National Guard with the necessary land for a planned $24 million readiness center.
- Phony distress call leads to 1-year prison sentence Updated: Aug-27-15 2:03 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A Maine man whose phony mayday call led to a seven-hour search by the U.S. Coast Guard was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison, and federal prosecutors said they hoped the penalty sends a message to other potential pranksters.