More than 1,000 servicemembers took part in the pre-Memorial Day Flags-In ceremony, conducted at Arlington National Cemetery every year since 1948. American flags — more than 260,000 of them — lined every headstone.
The Veterans Affairs Department averted a costly construction shutdown at its half-finished hospital outside Denver on Thursday, but it still has to persuade an angry Congress to come up with hundreds of millions of dollars more to complete the troubled project.
A half-dozen members of the Fort Campbell Warrior Transition Batallion were enjoying a day at the lake courtesy of Healing Outside of a Hospital. While the immediate goal was to fill the livewell with crappie, the bigger picture was more important.
Verbal sparring is common between the Chinese and U.S. militaries, but the Pentagon's decision to release two videos and audio recordings from the dust-up a day earlier shows a new willingness to publicly confront Beijing for expanding construction projects in disputed waters.
An expedited shipment of 2,000 lightweight shoulder-fired weapons for the Iraqi army to help stop the Islamic State's increasingly effective use of car bombs should arrive in Iraq as soon as next week, the Pentagon says.
This is the first of four ongoing U.S. military investigations into allegations of civilian casualties resulting from airstrikes against the Islamic State and other extremists in Iraq and Syria that began last August.
Iraq’s loss of Ramadi has laid bare a weak link in the U.S. strategy for defeating the Islamic State: the lack of an effective means to fight the extremists in Sunni Muslim areas and win the trust of the Sunni population.
Architects of the 2006 surge in Iraq told the Senate Thursday that the current U.S. war strategy is “fundamentally flawed” and a major increase in troops and operations is needed to halt the growing momentum of the Islamic State.
Earthquake disaster relief efforts for Nepal have sparked a thaw in relations between the United States and Thailand, whose Utapao naval air field has served as a major staging area for supplies headed to the Himalayan country.
The U.S. government does not believe North Korea’s claim that it has developed nuclear warheads small enough to fit in a missile warhead, adding to the conflicting assessments of Pyongyang’s weapon and delivery capabilities.
Documents and other materials by Osama bin Laden released by the Obama administration shows he bookmarked stories from Time, Newsweek and a film review from January 2005 in the Los Angeles Times titled “Is Al Qaeda Just Bush’s Boogeyman?”
The VA recently notified lawmakers that construction work on the hospital will stop if they did not increase the spending authorization by $200 million for a project that has frustrated many on Capitol Hill.