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Blue Angels, Thunderbirds meet for rare joint training

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds landed in the Cradle of Naval Aviation on Monday for a rare joint tr…

Russia, U.S. could resume communicating about Syria strikes, ambassador says

But Russia needs to be sure both countries 'continue the same fight,' the ambassador said.

Education Secretary DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of military children

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military fam…

Cost of US Marine Corps CH-53K helicopter program grows to $27.7B

The cost of the CH-53K program has grown, but the service has 160 ideas for finding savings.

Today in history: April 25

1862: Union forces under Flag Officer David Farragut secured New Orleans.

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Blue Angels, Thunderbirds meet for rare joint training

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds landed in the Cradle of Naval Aviation on Monday for a rare joint tr…

Russia, U.S. could resume communicating about Syria strikes, ambassador says

But Russia needs to be sure both countries 'continue the same fight,' the ambassador said.

Education Secretary DeVos tours Virginia school to stress needs of military children

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday highlighted the need to help the children of military fam…

Cost of US Marine Corps CH-53K helicopter program grows to $27.7B

The cost of the CH-53K program has grown, but the service has 160 ideas for finding savings.

Today in history: April 25

1862: Union forces under Flag Officer David Farragut secured New Orleans.

Norm Hatch, WWII Marine combat cameraman, dies at 96

Norm Hatch, a Marine Corps combat cameraman who played a direct role in the iconic Iwo Jima flag rai…

Trump picks veteran Marine general to lead Secret Service

Retired Maj. Gen. Randolph Alles, an Iraq War veteran, to take over the embattled agency.

'Terminal Lance' creator awarded by the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation

Maximilian Uriarte was honored for his graphic novel 'The White Donkey'

Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

Vice President Mike Pence ended his trip to Asia on Monday with a thanks to U.S. service members bas…

Missile submarine joins US naval 'armada' in Korea

It may not be “far more powerful than the aircraft carrier” — as President Trump said in a recent in…

US Air Force F-35As land in Estonia [Update]

Two F-35As, accompanied by about 20 supporting airmen, arrived at Ämari Air Base, Estonia, on Tuesda…

Pacific Fleet commander to investigate T-45 and F/A-18 incidents

The commander of the Pacific Fleet, Adm. Scott Swift, will lead a month-long review of the recent ph…

Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Afghanistan's army chief and defense minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over th…

Today in history: April 24

1877: Russia declared war on the Ottoman Empire.

South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allie…

GAO urges caution on economic order quantity buy for F-35 jet

A report released today by the Government Accountability Office warns lawmakers against authorizing…

Former House Veterans' Affairs chairman returns to DC as lobbyist

Jeff Miller, who served eight terms as a Florida representative, will now work on the private side o…

Mattis in Afghanistan amid calls for troop increase

The U.S. defense secretary will meet with top Afghan and American leaders.

This week in Congress: Staring down the shutdown threat

Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of April 24.

CBAF Marines go to Cuba

Currently, the CBAF unit is comprised of an infantry battalion and support units to form a rapid cri…

Marine vet sent to prison for fraudulent injury claims

A former North Texas Marine has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison after receiving veteran…

US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers

An American aircraft carrier heading toward the Korean Peninsula began joint exercises Sunday with J…

US officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia

Pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping doe…

Troops shouldn't have to wait until they're 21 to drink

Today's 18-year-old service members can do almost anything under the sun — get married, vote, buy a…

Carried away: The inside story of how the Carl Vinson's canceled port visit sparked a global crisis

This behind-the-scenes account is based on interviews with nearly a dozen defense officials in Washi…

Official: VA sees curbing veteran suicides as top priority

Curbing suicide among military veterans and boosting access to mental health care are among the top…

Man who went AWOL 45 years ago home after 30-day sentence

The Ocala Star-Banner reports that 75-year-old Linley Lemburg was arrested last month.

Brown University looks to military bases for potential students

Brown University says it has signed a memorandum with the Defense Department so it can talk to servi…

The Pentagon says this video shows ISIS using 'sinister' new tactics in Mosul

U.S. officials released the weeks-old footage to promote a counter-narrative about rising civilian c…

Iraq vet talks about his Netflix movie, pulling CQ in Saddam's palace, debunking 'dysfunctional veteran' stereotype

Former Spc. Chris Roessner enlisted in the Army on July 11, 2001, hoping to earn some money for coll…

Ohio man and ISIS supporter pleads guilty to soliciting murder of U.S. military members

A 24-year-old Ohio man pleaded guilty to soliciting the murder of U.S. military members in the name…

Today in history: April 21

"Remember the Alamo" exclaimed by Sam Houston at the Battle of San Jacinto, as well as arguably the…

Commandant says future warfare needs better communications gear

Gen. Robert Neller reflected on the Corps’ communication needs when he arrived at his first unit in…

Fighter pilot from aircraft carrier Carl Vinson ejects safely at sea

A Navy F/A-18E pilot was safely recovered after ejecting on final approach to the carrier Carl Vinso…

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