Bearing the names of more than 350 fallen veterans inscribed on U.S. flags they carried, a team of military veteran climbers was forced to turn around short of the 20,320-foot summit of Mount McKinley on Thursday. “We wanted more than anything to get those names to the top... However, our decision was to not add any more names," Navy SEAL Josh Jespersen said in a video posted on Facebook.
The final eight female soldiers at Ranger School failed its Darby Phase for a second time, and five of them will be dropped from the course. The remaining three, along with two male soldiers who failed the phase, will get the opportunity to start Ranger School from the very beginning in late June.
The decision to keep forces in country longer will give coalition commanders much-needed “breathing room” to prepare Afghan security forces for what promises to be one of the most intense fighting seasons since Afghans took the lead in combat operations in 2013, officials say.
A widening Pentagon investigation found late Friday that an Army biodefense facility in Utah has been mistakenly sending out live deadly anthrax samples to at least two dozen private and military laboratories around the world for the last seven years.
What happens if you put a 9-foot-long missile in the passenger seat of your convertible and drive for an hour on busy South Florida streets on the day the President of the United States is visiting? Nothing at all.
For the second time in his 26 years, Gaertner — a medically retired Marine corporal who lost both his legs in 2010 during a road clearing operation in Marjah, Afghanistan — is using techniques he never understood before intensive training to help fight bad guys.
Barring a last-minute deal in Congress, three post-Sept. 11 surveillance laws used against suspected spies and terrorists are set to expire as Sunday turns into Monday. Will that make Americans less secure?
Final hugs and tears were merely postponed during an early deployment ceremony Friday for Fort Gordon soldiers who have one last weekend with loved ones before a nine-month stint to aid in the fight against Islamic State militants.
Syrian army airstrikes killed at least 70 people, most of them civilians, and wounded scores in attacks Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo that struck civilian areas, including a packed market in a town held by the Islamic State group, activists said.
A month away from a nuclear deal deadline, U.S. and Iranian diplomats tried to narrow differences over how quickly to ease economic penalties against Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections. American officials described the session as "at times intense."
The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young that they didn't quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8 or 9 years old, said he did it several times to the same soldier, "until one day an older kid saw him and told him what he was doing was bad."
America needs to provide Vietnam with more defensive weapons, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday as tensions in the Asia Pacific region heightened over China's expanding land reclamation projects in the South China Sea.
A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a tsunami warning. Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and there were no reports of major damage.
It is time for us as a country, public and private sector alike, to respect China fully for the global political, economic and military force it has again become. It will disrupt the status quo more than any other nation.
The march to graduation includes a procession of “lasts.” Last day of class, last lunch to pack. Finals. This is especially true for my husband and me this spring, as our youngest child completes high school.