- Grand Forks Air Force Base has new commander Updated: Jul-01-15 8:11 pm
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - Grand Forks Air Force Base is under a new command.
- Scores killed as militants attack Egyptian troops in Sinai Updated: Jul-01-15 5:59 pm
EL-ARISH, Egypt - Islamic State-linked militants struck Egyptian army outposts in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated wave of suicide bombings and battles that underlined the government's failure to stem an insurgency despite a two-year crackdown. Security officials said dozens of troops were killed, along with nearly 100 attackers.
- Navy officer from suburban Detroit dies aboard USS Essex Updated: Jul-01-15 5:00 pm
CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Michigan - The Pentagon says a 38-year-old Navy officer from suburban Detroit has died from noncombat causes while serving aboard an amphibious assault ship.
- Arkansas soldiers receive Purple Hearts after 2009 attack Updated: Jul-01-15 3:53 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - After more than six years of letters, appeals and finally a change in federal law, an Arkansas soldier who was killed and another who was wounded in a 2009 shooting outside of a Little Rock Army-Navy recruiting center were awarded Purple Hearts on Wednesday.
- Commander who served in Iraq war in line to be Marine chief Updated: Jul-01-15 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday the White House is nominating Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, a commander who served in Iraq's western province during one of the most violent periods of the war, to be commandant of the Marine Corps.
- The Latest: Massive militant attack kills 64 Egyptian troops Updated: Jul-01-15 1:45 pm
CAIRO - The latest news on the coordinated militant attacks in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula that killed 64 soldiers (all times local):
- Syria's Kurds warn Turkey not to intervene militarily Updated: Jul-01-15 12:23 pm
BEIRUT - Syria's main Kurdish party warned Turkey on Wednesday that any military intervention would threaten international peace and said the country's main Kurdish militia is ready to face any "aggression."
- South Sudan military is accused of widespread abuses Updated: Jul-01-15 10:08 am
JUBA, South Sudan - South Sudan's army has burned people alive, raped and shot girls, and forced tens of thousands from their homes, according to interviews with survivors by The Associated Press and corroborated by human rights groups.
- The Latest on Indonesia: Search for plane crash victims ends Updated: Jul-01-15 6:07 am
MEDAN, Indonesia - The latest on the Indonesian military plane crash (all times local):
- Report: Border Patrol should add 350 internal investigators Updated: Jun-30-15 4:17 pm
WASHINGTON - Customs and Border Protection should more than double its ranks of internal affairs investigators, an advisory panel has recommended in a report sent to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.
- UN extends Darfur peacekeeping force despite Sudan protest Updated: Jun-29-15 11:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan's western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying, rejecting the Sudanese government's demand that the troops leave.
- Vermont native achieves rank of Air Force brigadier general Updated: Jun-29-15 5:08 am
ESSEX, Vermont - A Vermont native was recently sworn in as a brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force with a little help from his dad.
- Testimony ends in profiling in border patrol suit in Ohio Updated: Jun-28-15 10:43 am
TOLEDO, Ohio - Testimony has wrapped up in a racial profiling lawsuit against the U.S. Border Patrol in northern Ohio.
- Indonesian army inches back into civilian sphere Updated: Jun-27-15 2:19 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Nearly two decades after the fall of dictator Suharto forced Indonesia's military out of politics, the army is inching back into civilian roles, risking a setback for democracy in this Southeast Asian nation and perhaps even for the turbulent region.
- Joint Base gets new commander Updated: Jun-26-15 8:43 am
MCGUIRE AIR FORCE BASE, New Jersey - New Jersey's Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has a new commander.
- Cape May Coast Guard gets new commander Updated: Jun-26-15 8:34 am
CAPE MAY, New Jersey - Coast Guard Station Cape May has a new leader.
- Iraqi pilot flew military plane that crashed in Arizona Updated: Jun-26-15 1:52 am
DOUGLAS, Arizona - An Iraqi pilot who has been training in the United States for four years crashed in southern Arizona while flying an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, a spokesman for the Iraqi defense minister said Thursday.
- US Marine unit to be sent to Bulgaria to reassure allies Updated: Jun-25-15 12:32 pm
BERLIN - A U.S. Marine Corps unit equipped with tanks, light armored vehicles and artillery will be sent to Bulgaria this fall as part of American plans to help reassure NATO allies worried by Russia's involvement in Ukraine, a top commander said Thursday.
- Europe seeks to counter Kremlin success pushing world view Updated: Jun-25-15 11:14 am
MOSCOW - Larry King's back on the air, beaming his high-octane brand of talk to households around the world. Where can you catch him? Kremlin-backed TV.
- Mississippi editorial roundup Updated: Jun-25-15 10:53 am
Recent editorials from Mississippi newspapers:
- Oregon woman makes National Guard history Updated: Jun-25-15 10:02 am
Swearing-in ceremonies take place all the time at the Military Entrance Processing Station in Portland, but this one was special.
- Army defends past use of Confederate soldiers in base names Updated: Jun-24-15 6:02 pm
WASHINGTON - The Army on Wednesday defended its past practice of naming forts and posts after Confederate Army generals, saying they memorialize historic figures, "not causes or ideologies."
- NATO approves military upgrades to aid members of alliance Updated: Jun-24-15 3:26 pm
BRUSSELS - Rejecting charges of engaging in a Cold War-style arms race with Russia, the U.S. and its NATO allies approved military upgrades Wednesday that should help them come to the aid of a threatened alliance member faster, with better equipment and more firepower.
- Report: Colombia generals go unpunished in civilian killings Updated: Jun-24-15 12:46 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Dozens of senior Colombian army officers implicated in the killing of 3,000 civilians falsely claimed to be rebels a decade ago have risen through the ranks and are escaping punishment for their roles in one of Latin America's worst atrocities, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
- Japan's secret navy bunker gives glimpse of war's final days Updated: Jun-24-15 11:27 am
YOKOHAMA, Japan - On a hillside overlooking an athletic field where high school students play volleyball, an inconspicuous entrance leads down a dusty, slippery slope - and seemingly back in time - to Japan's secret Imperial Navy headquarters in the final months of World War II.