The Army is investigating a battalion commander in Alaska for condoning sexual affairs, creating what subordinates called a “toxic environment.” The service already was looking into the officer for promoting a World War II-style pinup calendar featuring his wife and scantily clad female soldiers.
Troops can soon look forward to small improvements, even a possible complete redesign, of the fragmentation hand grenade.
On Feb. 2, 1968, a 21-year-old American private witnessed his first combat death up close — the sudden, shocking killing of another young soldier by a Vietnamese sniper.
Some call it wishful thinking, but President Barack Obama has all but declared an end to the global war on terror.
As more former service personnel turn to entrepreneurship, they're generating jobs that are helping to cut the unemployment rate for veterans to a four-year low of 6.2 percent in April, lower than the 6.9 percent rate for adult non-veterans.