- NBA plans expanded programs with military Updated: Apr-18-14 4:53 pm
- South Dakota native earns Medal of Valor Updated: Apr-18-14 4:45 pm
- Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now Updated: Apr-17-14 5:29 pm
- US sending nonlethal aid to Ukraine military Updated: Apr-17-14 12:55 pm
- City of Shawnee finalist for military award Updated: Apr-17-14 5:05 am
- US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,177 Updated: Apr-15-14 4:04 pm
- Schumer requests NYC parade for returning troops Updated: Apr-13-14 7:04 am
- House passes Ryan budget with big cuts Updated: Apr-10-14 6:25 pm
- SC House passes bill to improve military life Updated: Apr-10-14 5:17 pm
- Dad: Son overcame physical hurdles to join Marines Updated: Apr-10-14 4:52 pm
- Black lawmakers appeal to DoD over hairstyle ban Updated: Apr-10-14 4:30 pm
- Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi Updated: Apr-10-14 1:58 pm
- Call of cyber duty: Military academies take on NSA Updated: Apr-10-14 11:58 am
- Hagel seeks to increase ties with Mongolia Updated: Apr-10-14 7:47 am
- Pence renews talks over Posey Co. fertilizer plant Updated: Apr-08-14 7:22 pm
- US will cut deployed nuke missile force by 50 Updated: Apr-08-14 6:26 pm
- Hagel, Chang air differences over disputed islands Updated: Apr-08-14 1:34 am
- Another jet-search unknown: How much it's costing Updated: Apr-07-14 6:35 am
- Ohio burial for ex-defense secretary Schlesinger Updated: Apr-04-14 9:55 pm
- No clear security fixes for Fort Hood violence Updated: Apr-04-14 6:31 pm
- Ohio newspaper sues as staffers detained at plant Updated: Apr-04-14 5:31 pm
- Many returning military vets bound for college Updated: Apr-04-14 11:40 am
- Asia leaders look to bolster unity, coordination Updated: Apr-03-14 11:08 pm
- Hagel: Too soon to draw conclusions from shooting Updated: Apr-03-14 7:52 pm
- Cambodia repatriates 3 possible US MIA remains Updated: Apr-02-14 9:28 am
NEW YORK - Army graduate Mike Krzyzewski will lead a U.S. national team practice at his alma mater, and the U.S. women will train at the Naval Academy as part of an increased partnership among the NBA, USA Basketball and the Department of Defense.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A native of Lemmon, South Dakota, has been honored for saving the lives of four soldiers in Afghanistan.
GENEVA - In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. will send medical supplies, helmets and other nonlethal aid to the Ukrainian military in response to Russia's "dangerously irresponsible" efforts to destabilize the country, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
TOPEKA, Kansas - The city of Shawnee in northeast Kansas has been named one of 30 finalists for an annual award honoring employers for their support of the National Guard and Reserves.
As of Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at least 2,177 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
NEW YORK - Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a New York City homecoming parade for troops returned from the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
WASHINGTON - House Republicans rallied behind a slashing budget blueprint on Thursday, passing a non-binding but politically imposing measure that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years with sweeping budget cuts and termination of health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The South Carolina House gave overwhelming approval Thursday to a measure designed to improve life for military men and women and to fend off military base closures as the Pentagon slims its ranks.
EL PASO, Texas - The Marine shot this week at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, had to overcome physical hurdles to join his twin brother and another sibling in the Marine Corps.
WASHINGTON - Black female lawmakers are urging Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to reconsider revised Army regulations that ban hairstyles frequently worn by minority women in the military.
WASHINGTON - The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he is satisfied with how the military responded to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
WEST POINT, New York - If Douglas MacArthur or Ulysses S. Grant went to the U.S. Military Academy today, they might be testing their defensive skills hunched in front of a computer screen.
ULAN BATOR, Mongolia - After days of high-profile, pressure-filled meetings, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got to horse around a bit during a short stop in Mongolia on Thursday.
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana economic development officials have renewed talks with developers who want to build a fertilizer plant in southwestern Indiana, one year after the state withdrew its support for the project over national security concerns.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S.-Russia arms control treaty, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
BEIJING - The defense chiefs of China and the U.S. faced off Tuesday over Beijing's escalating territorial disputes in the region, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, wagging his finger, said China doesn't have the right to unilaterally establish an air defense zone over disputed islands with no consultation.
BANGKOK - It's not a question most governments involved in the hunt for the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 care to answer: How much has the far-flung, month-long search cost?
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Former U.S. Department of Defense Secretary James Schlesinger is being buried this weekend next to his late wife in the Ohio city where she was from.
DALLAS - After three mass shootings at military bases in the U.S. over the last five years, security experts say the sad truth is that there is probably no practical way of preventing members of the armed forces or civilian employees from carrying guns onto big installations like Fort Hood.
TOLEDO, Ohio - An Ohio newspaper has filed a federal lawsuit against the government after a reporter and a photographer were detained and had cameras confiscated at a tank plant.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - After five years in the Marines, including a tour in Afghanistan in which he saw buddies die in combat, Andrew Kispert found going back to college as a new veteran one of his biggest challenges yet. For starters, there was the strangeness of resuming civilian life.
HONOLULU - Southeast Asian defense leaders pointed to Russia's recent annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula as one example of why the Pacific nations must be more unified in the face of territorial disputes, U.S. officials said Thursday at the close of a three-day meeting.
HONOLULU - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says it's too soon to draw any broad conclusions about safety at U.S. military bases after the deadly shootings at Fort Hood, Texas.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - A ceremony was held in Cambodia on Wednesday to repatriate what are believed to be the remains of three American servicemen who went missing in action more than 40 years ago during the Vietnam War.