Delays with development of a new Air Force tanker scheduled to be based and serviced in Oklahoma are causing turbulence at the Pentagon, but local leaders say they're not too worried about a project that is expected to pump millions of dollars into their economies.
When a quilt maker and her husband visited Toyota's Visitors Center last year, their intent was simply to tour the plant where their Sienna minivan had been made. But as a result of that, the Toyota facility now has a special link to wounded troops overseas.
As Congress wrangled with the growing clamor over sexual misconduct in the military in 2013, a Fort Bragg, N.C., commander made it a practice to give the wives of subordinates unwelcome kisses on the lips at public events.
The Air Force is close to deciding how it will alter the physical requirements for its most grueling combat jobs at the same time that it considers how to integrate women into them, Air Force officials said.
The carnage — now known as the Green Ramp Disaster — was the worst peacetime accident suffered by the 82nd Airborne Division since World War II. But for survivor Shawn O'Hara, the story didn't end there.
Four F-22 Raptors, part of the Pentagon’s continued push to deter Russia, arrived Friday at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany. The fighters are expected to deploy to other European bases and NATO installations and conduct training with other combat aircraft.
Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., acting as his own attorney, called himself to the witness stand and spoke of his military history and of how he started a group in North Carolina called the White Patriot Party. Miller also told jurors the prosecutor had a "slam dunk" and he knew they would put him on death row.
They stressed the need to set up "hot spots" in Greece and Italy by the year's end to ensure migrants are fingerprinted and registered, allowing authorities to identify quickly those in need of protection.