The U.S. Air Force has canceled 4th of July events in Britain due to “local threat assessments,” it was announced Thursday. The base continually surveys the security environment alongside host nation counterparts and must take appropriate measures based on those assessments,” a base statement said.
Their efforts are likely to hamper government attempts to retake Ramadi. Iraqi forces and allied militias have not yet mounted a promised offensive, and the delay, residents say, has allowed the Sunni jihadists to cement their role as overlords.
It's an iconic image: A sailor kisses a nurse in Times Square after hearing the news that World War II was officially over — just after 7 p.m. on August 14, 1945. Or maybe not. Some skeptics are now challenging that widely accepted story.
SILVER STAR, BRONZE STAR WITH 'V' | More than four years after zipping down a steel cable to provide medical care to a chopped-up platoon of soldiers, Master Sgt. Roger Sparks still labors to make sense of that day in November 2010 when four men died in his arms.
A federal judge in Utah has awarded a $134.2 million default judgment in a lawsuit filed on behalf of two American soldiers against a Canadian man who pleaded guilty to committing war crimes when he was 15.
A decade ago, when an Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a quaint neighborhood in Indonesia's third-biggest city, Medan, Waktu Tarigan thought he'd never witness anything like that again. He was wrong.
Confrontations over disputed islands in the South China Sea have been going on for so many years it’s hard to keep track of the succession of standoffs, skirmishes and withdrawals — not to mention the wars of words.
Stooped with age but still smiling and joking, three Colorado veterans who were taken prisoner by the German military in World War II got their medals Thursday, more than 70 years after they were liberated.
King Salman ordered an investigation and trial of a pro-Muslim Brotherhood scholar and TV host after an episode that was critical of his predecessor King Abdullah's policies toward the outlawed Islamist group, a government-linked Saudi news website reported.
Bomber pilot Lt. Gen. Timothy M. Ray took the controls of the 3rd Air Force at a change-of-command ceremony Thursday, pledging his “utmost leadership” to the approximately 33,000 airmen in his new command.