A court case working its way through the military justice system raises a basic question: Should a member of the military be allowed to post a religious passage in her place of work?
If you ever wanted to design a war memorial with the possibility of having it built, now’s your chance. The National World War I Memorial Design Competition officially kicked off Thursday. It’s open to all, and there’s a $25,000 cash prize for those selected as finalists.
More than 1,000 servicemembers took part in the pre-Memorial Day Flags-In ceremony, conducted at Arlington National Cemetery every year since 1948. American flags — more than 228,000 of them — lined every headstone.
The P-8A Poseidons that patrol over the South China Sea’s disputed territory don’t end up on many posters, nor are they likely to dethrone fighter planes as Hollywood’s favorite military aircraft.
For the U.S., amphib is of increasing importance in the Pacific, for disaster relief and possibly occupying disputed islands, as America seeks to project a greater presence there.
American airstrikes have killed at least two civilians since they began in Iraq and Syria last year, the Pentagon said Thursday, in its first acknowledgment of noncombatant deaths in the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State.
A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the birth of a revered saint, killing at least 21people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest attack seen in the kingdom in more than a decade. Loyalists of the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing.
Islamic State group militants searched through the Syrian town of Palmyra for government troops and fighters, using lists of names and informers to track them down and shooting some in the head on the spot, activists said Friday, estimating at least 150 have been killed in the past two days.
Heritage sites under Islamic State control
Fears mount over Palmyra as Islamic State expands territory in Syria