The disclosure comes as President Barack Obama wraps up a three-day visit to Alaska and as China prepares to hold a massive military parade in Beijing to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Confirmed cases of abuse and neglect of military children increased markedly in 2014, DOD data show, prompting concerns among Pentagon leaders about efforts to safeguard the nation's more than 1 million military children.
Almost 900,000 veterans have officially pending applications for health care from the VA, the department's inspector general says, but "serious" problems with enrollment data make it impossible to determine how many vets were actively seeking VA care.
Michael Maroney has never stopped looking for the Hurricane Katrina survivor who wrapped her little arms around him after he rappelled into New Orleans to save her family from floodwaters. Now, he's found her.
When Marine Jarrod Haschert posted a video asking for Ronda Rousey to accompany him to the Marine Corps Ball, he figured the most that would come of it would be some ribbing from his friends. However, the video went viral, and it is on the verge of paying off in an unimaginable way.
Much of the blow from Russia’s 2014 invasion of Crimea fell on Ukraine’s navy, which lost two-thirds of its men, the majority of its ships and its Black Sea port in Sevastopol. The damage remains evident more than a year and a half later, according to U.S. Navy Vice Admiral James Foggo III.
Overcoming ferocious opposition, President Barack Obama secured a legacy-defining foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats clinched the necessary votes to ensure the Iran nuclear agreement survives in Congress.
Sixteen soldiers were conducting a free-fall parachute jump from two Blackhawk helicopters in Montana on Monday when one soldier had an equipment malfunction and was forced to land in a residential area, a Fort Bragg official said. "He went straight down like a dropped pencil," said a witness.
Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish employees of an Ankara-based construction company in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away, Iraqi and Turkish officials said.
Three decades after his father fled war in Afghanistan to seek safety in Iran, Abdullah Bakhshi is now on the next leg of his family's long journey to a better life, and part of the largest tide of migrants since World War II.
Eleven migrants thought to be Syrian refugees were feared to have drowned off the coast of the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday after the boats carrying them sank. A number of bodies washed ashore on a beach in the Turkish resort town of Bodrum, probably connected to the disaster.
Ernest Hemingway once said that courage was "grace under pressure." Two presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, have recently tested this proposition. And how each man responded revealed the type of person he is and the type of president he would make: