The U.S.-led coalition has ramped up its air campaign against the Islamic State, with the number of munitions dropped on targets in Iraq and Syria increasing by 60 percent in July over the previous month, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter took questions from the ranks Tuesday on issues from budget gridlock to women in combat arms during a first-ever "Worldwide Troop Talk" with servicemembers around the world.
The CIA and U.S. special operations forces have launched a secret campaign to hunt terrorism suspects in Syria as part of a targeted killing program that is run separately from the broader U.S. military offensive against the Islamic State, U.S. officials said.
Stephen Dennis enlisted in the Navy soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. By the end of the war, the young sailor from upstate New York was a shipboard radioman helping news organizations get the word out to the world that the Japanese had officially surrendered on Sept. 2, 1945.
Europe-based tanks and other armored vehicles will soon be repainted to woodland green in a strategic shift away from the desert tan that has marked the Army’s fighting vehicles for more than a decade.
Two MQ-1 Predators and about 70 U.S. airmen have arrived at Lielvarde Air Base, Latvia, in the latest of a series of temporary aircraft and personnel deployments aimed at promoting security in eastern Europe and the Baltics.
Chanting "Freedom! Freedom!," angry migrants demanded to be let aboard trains bound for Austria and Germany after Hungary temporarily suspended all rail traffic Tuesday from its main Budapest terminal and brawny police forced hundreds of migrants out of the train station.
As a national debate rages about "anchor babies" and the constitutional amendment that grants "birthright citizenship" to anyone born on U.S. soil, a record number of Americans and green card holders are becoming ex-Americans.
A University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill course about the 9/11 terrorist attacks has gained national attention after critics claimed the class is taught from the perspective of radical Islamists instead of victims' families.
Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, as the investigation into last month's deadly bombing in Bangkok gathered steam.