- NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe Updated: Jul-07-15 11:24 pm
MONCKS CORNER, South Carolina - An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields.
- Colorado biker gangs reaching out to former military members Updated: Jul-06-15 4:59 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Federal agents are worried about outlaw motorcycle gangs they say are actively trying to recruit former military members in the Pikes Peak region.
- POW-MIA chief to push for private-group aid to find war dead Updated: Jul-06-15 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON - The head of the Pentagon's new agency in charge of recovering and identifying remains of U.S. war dead said he will push for more partnering with private groups that have resources and interest to help reinvigorate a troubled POW-MIA accounting mission.
- 2 taken into custody by US Border Patrol after ATV accident Updated: Jul-06-15 6:25 am
STEWARTSTOWN, New Hampshire - Two men who suffered non-life-threatening injuries from an ATV rollover in Stewartstown, New Hampshire, have been taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents.
- Egypt marks 2nd anniversary of Islamist ouster with mourning Updated: Jul-04-15 8:37 am
CAIRO - Two years to the day after the army overthrew Egypt's Islamist president, the sounds coming from the mosque at Cairo's Tahrir Square were sadly telling. At the focal point of Egypt's upheavals, where authorities had hoped to stage celebrations, there was instead a prayer for the week's dead, including soldiers cut down by militants in Sinai and the country's chief prosecutor, assassinated by car bomb in the capital.
- Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers Updated: Jul-03-15 4:10 pm
BOSTON - New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.
- The Latest: Protesters loot supermarket in Athens suburb Updated: Jul-03-15 10:37 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):
- Fort Jackson commander to be promoted to major general Updated: Jul-03-15 4:06 am
FORT JACKSON, South Carolina - The commander of the Army's largest training installation is being promoted to the rank of a major general.
- VA hospital that once treated Civil War veterans could close Updated: Jul-03-15 1:47 am
HOT SPRINGS, South Dakota - Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot Springs, South Dakota, and has provided recovering soldiers a bucolic haven for more than a century.
- Obama's counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism Updated: Jul-02-15 11:01 pm
WASHINGTON - At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for celebration: Meticulous intelligence analysis backed by Hellfire missiles had paid off, once again.
- Attack on UN convoy in Mali kills 6 peacekeepers, wounds 5 Updated: Jul-02-15 6:13 pm
BAMAKO, Mali - Gunmen ambushed a U.N. convoy in conflict-wracked northern Mali on Thursday killing six peacekeepers and wounding five others, the U.N. said. All the victims were from Burkina Faso.
- Army sergeant pleads guilty to conspiring to take bribes Updated: Jul-02-15 4:11 pm
PADUCAH, Kentucky - A Fort Campbell Army sergeant has pleaded guilty to conspiring to take bribes from vendors seeking contracts in Afghanistan.
- Border Patrol agents find 11 immigrants in closed trailer Updated: Jul-02-15 3:21 pm
FALFURRIAS, Texas - Border Patrol agents have rescued 11 immigrants from a closed truck-trailer that was hauling bags of onions through South Texas.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.