Marines to continue upgrading the M1A1 Abrams, but still lagging behind Army armor
While the Corps buys modification kits for its Abrams tanks, the Army has had a new version for two years and eyes another upgrade by 2025.
About 21,000 troops booted under ‘deploy or get out’ policy, but only a small fraction were Marines
As of Aug. 31, 2018, about 7,458 Marines were considered nondeployable for a variety of reasons, but most were medical related.
Deployments to US-Mexico border straining Marine Corps, commandant warns
The Marines' top general said readiness would further erode without funding relief.
A government watchdog is investigating Trump’s defense secretary. Here’s why.
The acting defense secretary is under scrutiny for disparaging comments he reportedly made about Lockheed Martin while serving in an official role.
Afghan troops beat up contractors, stole equipment: report
The latest report by a government watchdog for Afghanistan reconstruction raises further questions about the ability of Afghan forces to operate on their own.
Why McSally is right, and wrong, about military sexual assaults
Sen. Martha McSally's belief that commanders should remain at the center of the solution to sexual assault in the military is unfounded.
This Army vet is down over 25 pounds using a beer-only diet for Lent
As of day 18 of the fast, he is down over 25 pounds.
US-backed Kurdish fighters clear explosives in village retaken from ISIS
U.S.-backed Syrian fighters cleared explosives in the last area retaken from the Islamic State group on Sunday and arrested a number of militants hiding in tunnels, a day after declaring military victory and the end of the extremists’ self-styled caliphate.
Pentagon identifies two Fort Carson soldiers killed in Afghanistan
The two soldiers were killed by small arms fire during combat operations in northern Afghanistan Friday.
Africa: A continent where partnership is in demand
While U.S. military might is unrivaled, a robust whole of government approach enables security, stability and prosperity on the African continent.
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