The U.S. and the Philippines are working out the details of an agreement that will boost America’s military presence to significant numbers for the first time since the U.S. bases were shut down two decades ago. But will troops be welcomed back?
Construction to upgrade North Korea's main rocket launch pad should be complete by this fall, allowing Pyongyang to conduct a launch by year's end if it decides to do so, a U.S. research institute says.
The largest humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise held annually in Bangladesh was the fifth engagement between the country and U.S. Army Pacific intended to promote emergency preparedness.
Police and intelligence services are using image analysis and voice-recognition software, studying social media postings and seeking human tips as they scramble to identify the militant recorded on a video showing the killing of American journalist James Foley.
U.S. military advisers met with Kurdish Iraqi commanders near the dam Thursday to discuss next steps, said Gen. Mansour Barzani, commander of the peshmerga special forces who led the ground assault against the militants.
America has returned to war, of a sort, in Iraq with airstrikes that have intensified in recent days against Islamic State militants. But details about the execution of this limited campaign, which so far includes no reported U.S. ground combat, are thin. Some questions and answers about the mission, which began Aug. 8:
The military uniforms and weaponry used by police and the presence of the National Guard in the suburban war zone were reminiscent of violence-wracked military outposts in southern Afghanistan’s Taliban heartland, but with more greenery and a Target Supercenter.
Adm. William McRaven brings a certain star power to the position, having coordinated the raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden in 2011, and his compensation package — almost twice that of the current chancellor — reflects his market value, Texas regents said.
The beheading of James Foley has forced a new debate between the longtime U.S. and British refusal to negotiate with terrorists, and Europe and the Persian Gulf's willingness to pay ransoms in a desperate attempt to free citizens.
All sexual assault cases in the California military will be transferred from the chain of command and the court-martial system to local police and prosecutors under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown that is thought to be the first of its kind in the nation.
Allowing 18.8 million honorably-discharged veterans to shop online through military exchange services, which also operate brick-and-mortar department stores and concessions on base, could boost store profits enough to pump more than $100 million back into base quality-of-life programs, AAFES says.
The military uniforms and weaponry used by police and the presence of the National Guard in a suburban confrontation zone seemed more appropriate to military outposts in Afghanistan than a suburb of St. Louis, with its leafy streets and Target Supercenter.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert has released details of a five-year navigation plan that calls for increasing the forward presence of ships to about 120 by 2020, up from this year’s average of 97.
The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care of it."
Advocacy groups filed a lawsuit here this week challenging the Department of Veterans Affairs on its new policy denying benefits to same-sex spouses who live in states that do not recognize gay marriage.
The policy revision — which reflects the Japanese government's approval of its views on security — will enable Japanese Self-Defense Forces to give logistic support to U.S. forces in an emergency on the Korean Peninsula.
At least 34 sailors are being kicked out of the Navy for their roles in a cheating ring that operated undetected for at least seven years at a nuclear power training site, and 10 others are under criminal investigation, the admiral in charge of the Navy's nuclear reactors program told The Associated Press.
The Air Force grounded more than half of its F-16D fighter jets after it found structural cracks between the front and rear pilot seats in several aircraft, according to a statement released Tuesday in Washington.
An airman with the 22nd Special Tactics Squadron was awarded the Silver Star and Bronze Star Monday at Joint Base Lewis McChord for directing air and ground strikes while he was behind enemy lines in Afghanistan.
The number of military families who struggle to put food on the table has been growing in the years since the Great Recession, the nation’s largest network of soup kitchens and food pantries said Tuesday.