- Opening statements begin in general's sex trial Updated: Mar-07-14 9:23 am
- Fort Knox installs first female commander Updated: Mar-07-14 8:35 am
- Cochran: Corps adds $14M for Mississippi projects Updated: Mar-07-14 8:29 am
- Fort Knox installs first female commander Updated: Mar-07-14 8:28 am
- Army checkpoints in Bangkok get flowery makeover Updated: Mar-07-14 7:23 am
- Colombian paramilitaries set for release Updated: Mar-07-14 12:04 am
- Senate blocks change to military sex assault cases Updated: Mar-06-14 9:17 pm
- C. African Republic: UN force needed for survival Updated: Mar-06-14 3:28 pm
- Md. man to plead in no-show scam at Pa. Guard base Updated: Mar-06-14 3:07 pm
- Fort Carson brigade commander under investigation Updated: Mar-05-14 11:02 pm
- Senate set to vote on military sexual assault bill Updated: Mar-05-14 6:52 pm
- RI Air National Guard unit returns home Updated: Mar-05-14 5:55 pm
- Air Force pursues Sikorsky rescue helicopter Updated: Mar-05-14 5:47 pm
- Israeli naval raid nabs rocket shipment Updated: Mar-05-14 4:59 pm
- Ex-federal agent in Texas indicted on murder count Updated: Mar-05-14 9:26 am
- Army Cadet Command gets new leader Updated: Mar-05-14 4:06 am
- Air Force Academy to cut 99 jobs, 10 majors Updated: Mar-04-14 8:52 pm
- Corps ups funding for Red River diversion project Updated: Mar-04-14 6:45 pm
- Navy trying again to redevelop shipyard prison Updated: Mar-04-14 5:02 pm
- 2015 defense plan would keep links to Europe Updated: Mar-04-14 4:49 pm
- Egypt: El-Sissi gives sign of presidential run Updated: Mar-04-14 1:25 pm
- US, Europeans try to rally Western front vs Russia Updated: Mar-03-14 11:16 pm
- A look at Russian, Ukrainian militaries Updated: Mar-03-14 4:05 pm
- Pentagon budget cuts cloud Davis-Monthan's future Updated: Mar-02-14 2:59 pm
- Ultra-Orthodox rally in Israel against draft bill Updated: Mar-02-14 1:25 pm
FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - With the Pentagon under increased scrutiny over revelations of rampant rape and sexual misconduct within the ranks, opening statements began Friday in a rare court-martial of an Army general - believed to be the most senior member of the U.S. military to face trial on sex assault charges.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky - Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs has become the first woman to take command over Fort Knox and U.S. Army Cadet Command.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Kentucky - Brig. Gen. Peggy C. Combs has become the first female to take command over Fort Knox and U.S. Army Cadet Command.
BANGKOK - Military checkpoints set up in Thailand's capital to keep security during the country's political unrest are getting a makeover in a bid to project a kinder, gentler image, the army said Friday.
BOGOTA, Colombia - One veteran of Colombia's disbanded far-right militias admitted to ordering or taking part in at least 3,000 killings, mostly targeting leftists, and incinerating many of the corpses to destroy evidence.
WASHINGTON - Bowing to the Pentagon, the Senate agreed after impassioned debate Thursday to leave the authority to prosecute rapes and other serious crimes with military commanders in a struggle that highlighted the growing role of women in Congress.
UNITED NATIONS - Central African Republic's foreign minister told the Security Council Thursday that a U.N. peacekeeping mission is urgently needed in his country to bolster French and African troops struggling to contain sectarian killing between Muslims and Christians. One top U.N. official said there essentially has been a "cleansing" of the Muslim population in western Central Africa Republic.
PITTSBURGH - A former civilian contractor who worked at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland is scheduled to plead guilty to helping the vice commander of a base near Pittsburgh receive extra pay in exchange for getting the civilian a no-show job at the Pennsylvania base.
FORT CARSON, Colorado - Fort Carson says the commander of one of its brigades has been temporarily relieved of duty during an investigation into allegations of unspecified violations of Army policy.
WASHINGTON - The Senate is heading for a showdown over contentious legislation to curb sexual assaults in the military by taking away the authority of senior commanders to prosecute rapes and other serious offenses.
NORTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island - About 130 members of the Rhode Island Air National Guard are returning home following an overseas deployment.
STRATFORD, Connecticut - The Air Force says it is moving forward with plans to have Sikorsky build a new combat rescue helicopter but the program could still face major hurdles.
JERUSALEM - Israeli naval forces on Wednesday seized a ship laden with rockets allegedly bound for militants in the Gaza Strip, and officials accused Iran of orchestrating the delivery in an elaborate 5,000-mile (8,000-kilometer) journey that included covert stops across the region.
HONDO, Texas - An ex-U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a man he believed had an affair with his estranged wife.
FORT KNOX, Kentucky - The U.S. Army Cadet Command at Fort Knox will get a new leader.
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colorado - The Air Force Academy says it will cut 99 jobs and eliminate 10 academic majors as the Defense Department reduces overall spending.
WASHINGTON - The Army Corps of Engineers announced plans Tuesday to fund the final $6.3 million needed to complete the planning, engineering and design phase for the Red River diversion project.
The Navy is trying for a third time to enlist the private sector to redevelop the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's shuttered prison, a fortress-like structure that has priceless views of the Atlantic Ocean but needs millions of dollars of repairs after years of neglect.
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Tuesday its spending plan for 2015 would begin to reshape the military after more than a decade of war without lessening America's commitment to support European allies at a time of tension with Russia.
CAIRO - Egypt's military chief, Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, gave his strongest indication yet that he intends to run for president, saying Tuesday that he "can't turn his back" to public demands. In a campaign-style speech, he said Egyptians must unite and end street turmoil to tackle the country's mounting economic and security woes.
WASHINGTON - The U.S and major allies strained on Monday to rally a strong Western front to persuade Russia to step back from a military takeover of Ukraine's strategic Crimea region. But several acknowledged there are few options beyond already-threatened economic and diplomatic penalties, and critics said administration efforts were too little, too late after years of pressing for friendlier relations with Moscow.
MOSCOW - Russia has effectively seized control of Ukraine's strategic Crimean peninsula without firing a shot, but many in Ukraine and elsewhere fear the Kremlin might follow up by sending troops into Russian-speaking regions of eastern Ukraine. Such a move could trigger open hostilities between the Russian and Ukrainian militaries. Here's a look at the two forces:
TUCSON, Arizona - The future of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is up in the air after the recent disclosure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's proposed spending plan.
JERUSALEM - Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied Sunday in the streets of Jerusalem, blocking roads and paralyzing the city in a massive show of force against plans to require them to serve in the Israeli military.