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Senators' decision to close defense debate worries watchdogs

Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are holding all their annual budget talks behind clos…

Democrats push for a bigger military pay raise

A group of House Armed Services Committee members say the president's plan for 2018 wages and House…

Alaska lauds black soldiers' work on famed WWII highway

Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alask…

Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in Fitzgerald collision

The Japan-based 7th Fleet said more than 2,000 sailors and their families attended the ceremony in Y…

House lawmakers authorize $103M for A-10 wings to save 3 squadrons from retiring

The House Armed Services Committee has taken its first steps toward preserving three A-10 Warthog sq…

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Senators' decision to close defense debate worries watchdogs

Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee are holding all their annual budget talks behind clos…

Democrats push for a bigger military pay raise

A group of House Armed Services Committee members say the president's plan for 2018 wages and House…

Alaska lauds black soldiers' work on famed WWII highway

Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alask…

Navy holds memorial service for 7 sailors killed in Fitzgerald collision

The Japan-based 7th Fleet said more than 2,000 sailors and their families attended the ceremony in Y…

House lawmakers authorize $103M for A-10 wings to save 3 squadrons from retiring

The House Armed Services Committee has taken its first steps toward preserving three A-10 Warthog sq…

Fuel in the tank: Marines test tech for managing energy consumption

Fuel use is a critical consideration on the battlefield and at sea. Commanders are reluctant to carr…

Child's death in military housing inspires national safety initiative

The death of a Hawaii boy who fell out of a window in a military housing unit has sparked a national…

The new stealth infantry: How suppressors will change battlefield tactics

The Army and Marine Corps are both interested in expanding the use of suppressors.

Fitzgerald crew ignored warning signs, report says

The captain of the cargo ship that collided with the U.S. destroyer Fitzgerald earlier this month sa…

Raytheon pushes GBU-49 as quick fix to give F-35 ability to hit moving targets

The U.S. Air Force and more recently the U.S. Marine Corps have identified Raytheon’s GBU-49 as the…

Dunford arrives in Afghanistan as Marines work to rekindle relations in Helmand

In Afghanistan's turbulent Helmand province, U.S. Marines are rekindling old relationships and ident…

Two maintainers severely burned when F/A-18 catches fire

One maintainer is in critical condition.

This week in Congress: NDAA, defense appropriations take center stage

Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of June 26.

Will DoD please stop making stupid uniform decisions? We're begging at this point. [Editorial]

The Defense Department has wasted millions on an ineffective camo pattern for Afghans.

Commentary: Transgender mandates would impede efforts to strengthen military

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis must reconsider training and benefit programs that put special interest…

Top Republican: Either change the rules or leave military pay raise alone

The House Armed Services Committee chair is disappointed to see planned trims to the annual pay boos…

Marine Corps F-35s restart flight operations at Yuma after software fix is found

Flight operations were suspended Thursday because of “anomalies” caused by a recent update of the ai…

Tech sergeant released from hospital after Thunderbirds air show accident

A technical sergeant has been released from a hospital after an Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 left the…

What counts as an aerial victory? Drones change the face of aerial combat

The proliferation of drones is changing the role and meaning of air combat in the skies and calling…

Authorities seize 715 pounds of marijuana from semi trying to enter Tinker Air Force Base

The driver, 59-year-old Ashot Grigoryan has been booked into the Oklahoma County Jail for traffickin…

AWOL soldier and two veterans reportedly detained trying to enter South Sudan

Three American veterans have been detained trying to cross from Kenya into South Sudan, an Army offi…

Rear admiral to investigate Fitzgerald collision

The Japan-based 7th Fleet said Friday that Brian Fort would lead the probe into the crash with a Phi…

House poised to add billions to Trump's military budget

Lawmakers see his promises of big boosts in defense spending still well short of national needs.

Marines will meet a 'swift response' if they dare intervene, says Venezuelan official

One Venezuelan government official recently dared the U.S. to send in the Marines.

Marine F-35s grounded due to software concerns

F-35B Joint Strike Fighters based at Yuma Air Station in Arizona have been temporarily grounded due…

US reassures Turkey over arms provided to Syrian Kurds

Turkish officials said Thursday that U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has written to his Turkish co…

Postal Service contractor pleads guilty to theft of VA patients’ medications

A contractor for the U.S. Postal Service pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to stealing mail…

Judge: Bergdahl lawyers can't ask if jurors voted for Trump

A judge said Thursday that he won't allow lawyers for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to ask potential milit…

Investigators obtain data recorder from container ship in Fitzgerald collision

Japanese authorities said Thursday they have obtained a data recording device from a container ship…

Canadian sniper crushes world record for longest confirmed kill in military history, reports say

The Canadian sniper’s 3,540-meter shot took about 10 seconds to reach its target.

Marines set to launch 3-D printed drone to combat operations

Marines are set to launch a 3-D-printed drone into combat zones in the coming weeks.

Navy changes female ball cap and earring rules

Navy officials have changed uniform regulations for female sailors wearing ball caps and will now al…

NATO F-16 warned away from plane carrying Russia’s defense minister, reports say

A NATO F-16 fighter approached and was then warned away from a jet carrying Russia's defense ministe…

Australia to resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets soon

Australian warplanes will soon resume airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria after operat…

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