Midshipmen come up short in 30th annual Annapolis Cup croquet challenge

St. John's College defeated the U.S. Naval Academy 5-0 in the 30th playing of their annual croquet battle.

Here's a look at the action.

How to tell if a North Korean missile is fake

WASHINGTON -- German analysts this week determined that missiles displayed by North Korean military officials during a military parade earlier this month were likely fake.

Here are a few signs to look for in determining the authenticity of military hardware.

Pentagon suspends class for 'inflammatory' teaching on Islam

WASHINGTON—A course at a military staff college that included what the Pentagon called “objectionable and in fact inflammatory” statements about Islam has been suspended after a student who completed the class last month complained to military authorities.

An initial review has uncovered worrying material that contradicts years of official doctrine about the global war on terrorism.

Report: Obama surges in campaign donations from military members

The U.S. military has long been closely linked with the Republican party, particularly when it comes to presidential candidates, but that may be changing.

In March, President Barack Obama took in the most campaign contributions from those within the military and the Department of Defense, trumping the previous leader, conservative candidate Ron Paul, according to data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics. Despite essentially locking up the Republican nomination, Mitt Romney lags far behind.

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