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.
Two US troops have been killed in Afghanistan
Two U.S. service members were killed while conducting an operation Friday in Afghanistan, U.S. military officials said in a short press release this morning.
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.
Should the Army charge group nearly $300,000 for records on contaminants at military bases?
The U.S. Army has put a price tag on releasing the results of water tests for a dangerous contaminant at military installations: nearly $300,000.
Trump says ISIS territory in Syria nearly eliminated
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the last pocket of the Islamic State’s land in Syria will be liberated by U.S.-backed forces “by tonight.”
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.
Should veterans have to pay for VA’s benefits errors?
New legislation would limit how much money VA officials can recoup after making benefits mistakes.
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