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Army vows child care will continue, despite hiring freeze

In the wake of two Army installations’ decisions to cut back some of their child care, the Army has…

Do you have what it takes to win a Marine Corps Shooting Team competition?

The shooting team is holding competitions on both coasts starting in March.

2 Army bases blame Trump hiring freeze for child care cuts, despite DoD exemption

Despite Defense Department guidance that exempts child care workers from President Trump's federal c…

McMaster book hits No. 1 on Amazon after national security adviser announcement

Here's a way to reach the top of the best-seller lists: Become the next national security adviser.

Marine colonel will stay in the brig, military judge says

Col. Daniel H. Wilson will remain in custody pending his June 6 general court-martial.

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Here’s what the White House got wrong about Brent Scowcroft

Trump's next national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, is a three-star general who intends to stay o…

H.R. McMaster: What we've learned from Trump's new national security adviser

A collection of stories about McMaster.

Trump national security adviser will face Senate vote

The president’s national security adviser doesn’t need Senate confirmation, but for President Trump’…

Video: Marines drink cobra blood, eat scorpions

Marines and sailors taste cobra blood as part of annual jungle survival training in Thailand.

Today in history: U.S. breaks through the Orscholz line

Also today, Confederate invaders from Texas defeat Union forces at Valverde, New Mexico.

San Diego carrier begins closely watched patrol of the South China Sea

The Navy’s presence in the South China Sea is historically routine, but its patrols there have incre…

Defense Department identifies soldier who died in non-combat incident in Iraq

Pfc. Brian Odiorne of Ware, Massachusetts, died Monday of non-combat injuries while supporting Opera…

The warrior-thinker Trump picked for national security adviser

President Donald Trump named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster — considered to be one of the smartest strategis…

Trump names H.R. McMaster new national security adviser

McMaster, an Army lieutenant general, replaces Michael Flynn, who resigned last week.

Trump's proposed big military budget no sure thing

Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens…

U.S. service member dies in non-combat incident in Iraq

A U.S. service member died Monday in a non-combat related incident in Iraq, officials said.

Remembering Lt. Gen. Hal Moore: Read the moving eulogy delivered by his eldest son

Hal Moore’s life was a love story. Now, love. Love is not the word that comes readily to mind when s…

Mattis to decide soon on U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend…

Pentagon refutes reports Trump's Navy secretary pick is about to withdraw

Philip Bilden "remains fully committed," a spokesman for Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday.

Is it time to give Chesty Puller the Medal of Honor?

The most decorated Marine in the Corps' history, Puller was never nominated for the Medal of Honor.

Experts: Military readiness depends on better firepower

Analysts say upgrades and new research on munitions is needed to give U.S. forces the edge over pote…

Germany: No plans to add U.S. to group solving Ukraine crisis

Germany's foreign minister says there are no plans to add the U.S. to the group of countries that ha…

Senator wants answers on vacant POW/MIA recovery post

The director job has been open for nine months, leading to concerns about reform efforts in the offi…

Today in history: Marines, soliders land on Eniwetok

Also today, China launches a punitive expedition into the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

White House denies reports of mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

Spokesman Sean Spicer says a draft memo that suggests the plan is not from the administration.

U.S. Navy test fires Trident missile as tensions heat up with Russia and North Korea

The U.S. Navy says it conducted a test launch of its Trident II D5 missile from an Ohio class ballis…

Cobra Gold: Marines, sailors get a taste of jungle

Thai troops teach U.S. Marines and sailors what they can eat and drink in the jungle.

Thornberry: Sending more troops to Afghanistan won't mean a march back to war

The House Armed Services committee chairman says "artificial" caps on U.S. troop levels are hurting…

'The Few, The Proud' on hold as Marine recruiting slogan

New Marine recruiting commercials will not include the historic recruiting slogan 'The Few, The Prou…

Today in history: U.S. troops retake Corregidor

Also today, the Battle of Valeggio, the USS Philadelphia and the CSS Tennessee.

Here is the only chart you'll ever need for your PFT and CFT scores

Both PFT and CFT scores now yield the same ratings, which count toward enlisted promotions.

Military seeks $21M to clean lead-contaminated armories

The Oregon Military Department is seeking $21.6 million from the federal government to clean up toxi…

The military blackballed these Marines. Four congressmen are fighting to restore their honor

The hell these men have endured stands among the Afghanistan war's great tragedies.

The Pentagon could send conventional military forces into Syria

President Donald Trump wants to bring more force to bear on the Islamic State. This proposal appears…

Lack of experienced maintainers is fueling the Corps' aviation crisis

Some of the Corps' most experienced maintainers left during the drawdown.

Today in history: U.S. forces bomb Monte Cassino in 1944

Also, Fort Donelson, "Remember the Maine!" and the Boers

Army, Marine Corps developing UAV for faster, safer resupply missions

The joint tactical aerial resupply vehicle program would be an alternative to resupply convoys or ai…

DoD reviewing relocation rules; family advocates raise concerns over system's flexibility

A Defense Department official says efforts by lawmakers to widen the window for military moves may r…

Regulators OK Army's radiation monitoring plan at Hawaii's Pohakuloa Training Area

Federal regulators have approved a radiation monitoring plan for a U.S. Army installation on Hawaii'…

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