- Pentaon: More Syrian rebels captured by Nusra Front Updated: Aug-04-15 6:19 pm
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon says members of the Free Syrian Army who went through the new U.S. training program to fight Islamic State militants have been captured by the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front in Syria.
- Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015 Updated: Aug-04-15 4:46 pm
SAN ANTONIO - In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other - and President Barack Obama - with ever-tougher positions on border security and illegal immigration, claiming current measures are failing.
- Border Patrol trains dogs at Virginia battlefield site Updated: Aug-04-15 1:35 pm
KERNSTOWN, Virginia - The Kernstown Battlefield site has served as more than a tourist attraction this summer.
- Egypt's disaffected youth increasingly calling for violence Updated: Aug-04-15 2:01 am
CAIRO - The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.
- Air National Guard base near Pittsburgh gets new commander Updated: Aug-03-15 9:34 am
IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania - A Pennsylvania Air National Guard base near Pittsburgh has a new commander.
- Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in capital Updated: Aug-02-15 7:08 pm
BANGUI, Central African Republic - One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and eight were injured Sunday in Central African Republic's capital after they came under attack by armed men bearing machine guns and grenades, a U.N. spokesman said.
- Big training exercise through mid-August at Camp Shelby Updated: Aug-02-15 6:55 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - About 500 active-duty soldiers from Texas are training with a National Guard unit from north Mississippi at Camp Shelby, a 134,000-acre National Guard training center in Hattiesburg.
- Russian military helicopter crashes during air show, 1 dead Updated: Aug-02-15 12:30 pm
MOSCOW - A Russian military helicopter from an elite aerobatic squadron crashed Sunday during an air show, killing one pilot and injuring another, the Defense Ministry said, the latest in a series of accidents that have dogged the nation's air force this year.
- Event held in North Texas to recognize Vietnam veterans Updated: Aug-02-15 12:16 pm
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas - Vietnam War veterans waved to friends and family along a parade route in a North Texas town as part of a belated welcome-home event.
- New commanding officer takes over at Dover Air Force Base Updated: Aug-01-15 5:14 pm
DOVER, Delaware - The 512th Airlift Wing based at Dover Air Force Base has a new commanding officer.
- Navy's newest attack submarine, USS John Warner, joins fleet Updated: Aug-01-15 2:47 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - The Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine joined the fleet Saturday, with top Navy officials saying that it couldn't come soon enough with ever-increasing demands from combatant commanders.
- Colombian military plane crashes, killing all 11 on board Updated: Jul-31-15 8:25 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - A Colombian military transport plane crashed in the country's north on Friday, killing all 11 personnel aboard.
- Women command of South Mississippi Seabee, Air Force bases Updated: Jul-31-15 8:43 am
BILOXI, Mississippi - For the first time, the Seabee base in Gulfport and Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi are being led by women.
- House speaker protested by flag supporters at Neshoba Fair Updated: Jul-30-15 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA, Mississippi - About two dozen people who want to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag held the banner in silent protest Thursday as Republican state House Speaker Philip Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair.
- Defense secretary calls for review of security policies Updated: Jul-30-15 2:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has reminded the military service chiefs that Defense Department policy does allow some military personnel to be armed while working at recruiting centers and ROTC offices.
- About 8,000 patients at Fort Bragg clinic to be reassigned Updated: Jul-30-15 1:59 pm
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - About a quarter of the patients at Fort Bragg's Clark Health Clinic will be reassigned to other Army clinics because of a shortage of health care providers.
- Tracking 'shadows' in New Mexico's Bootheel Updated: Jul-29-15 9:05 am
ANIMAS VALLEY, New Mexico - WARNING, the sign says: primitive road. WARNING, another reads: no services ahead.
- US military chief: World risks becoming immune to crises Updated: Jul-28-15 7:04 pm
NEW YORK - The top U.S. military official warned Tuesday that the world risks becoming immune to the suffering caused by escalating global security threats.
- US Navy examines health concerns near Guantanamo court Updated: Jul-28-15 2:44 pm
MEXICO CITY - A complaint lodged with the Pentagon has prompted the U.S. Navy to look into the possible presence of anything that may cause cancer in a section of the base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a military spokeswoman said Tuesday.
- Iraqi militias train young teens to face the threat of IS Updated: Jul-28-15 10:41 am
BAGHDAD - In the steamy Baghdad night, sweat poured down the faces of the Iraqi teens as they marched around a school courtyard, training for battle against the Islamic State group.
- Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers Updated: Jul-28-15 8:08 am
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- 'Just the ticket': 4-star solution to nuclear Air Force ills Updated: Jul-27-15 2:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Working to reinvigorate its nuclear force after years of missteps and scandal, the Air Force is putting a four-star general in charge for the first time in the post-Cold War era. His mission: Restore institutional muscle and assert more influence on the force's behalf.
- Swiss army makes incursion into France for water for cattle Updated: Jul-27-15 10:31 am
PARIS - Swiss army helicopters have crossed the Franco-Swiss border in an unexpected incursion - to help thirsty Swiss cows.
- UCF researcher appointed to Army advisory board Updated: Jul-26-15 3:10 am
ORLANDO, Florida - A University of Central Florida vice president has been appointed to serve on the Army Science Board.
- Colombia suspends raids on FARC camps following rebel truce Updated: Jul-25-15 10:43 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government is suspending aerial bombings of guerrilla camps in a bid to de-escalate fighting and breathe new life into struggling peace talks.