The U.S. Transportation Command has been taken to task by the Pentagon’s inspector general for a series of mistakes in its oversight of a troubled contractor hired to ship military members’ vehicles to overseas duty stations and back.
Government officials on Wednesday told a congressional subcommittee that the Coast Guard needs better oversight of its testing and contracting policies after a federal review and subsequent reporting found numerous operational deficiencies in the Coast Guard’s largest and most technologically advanced ships.
The Kassel Mission of Sept. 27, 1944, was one of the great tragedies in U.S. military history. Ira Weinstein survived the mission, in which 25 B-24 "Liberators" of the 445th Bomb Group were shot down near Kassel, Germany, in a matter of minutes.
Workers at the Colorado Springs Department of Veterans Affairs clinic gave delayed care to hundreds of veterans and in some cases falsified records to make the situation appear better than it was, a report from the VA's internal watchdog found.
The commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan has presented military leaders with recommendations that, if approved, would further expand the U.S. military role in helping local forces confront the Taliban and other militants.
A pregnant servicemember stationed in an area where the Zika virus has been detected was moved to avoid contracting the disease, though no troops are known to have the mosquito-borne illness, a U.S. Southern Command spokesman said Thursday.
The Russian submarine fleet has returned to the North Atlantic with such gusto that NATO sub commanders are reporting "more activity from Russian submarines than we've seen since the days of the Cold War," according to a top NATO admiral.
President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S. history.
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A corrosive commander. An unclear mission. An inflated sense of his own abilities. The factors that pushed Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to walk off his post in eastern Afghanistan in 2009 were the focus of the sixth and latest installment of the podcast “Serial,” which is examining Bergdahl’s case.
A Russian offensive on NATO territory in the Baltics would overwhelm underarmed alliance forces in a matter of hours, leaving NATO with a harsh dilemma: Launch a long, bloody counteroffensive or concede defeat.
As the Pentagon grapples with how to integrate women into all jobs in combat, the Marine Corps is considering something new: Boosting how heavy it allows women to be so that they are able to bulk up in the gym to carry heavy loads more easily.
America is at risk of repeating the Army’s anthrax debacle unless laboratories make “smart improvements” in biosecurity and biosafety, the former head of the Army’s leading biothreat research agency says.
On Monday, 888 paratroopers began a week-long test in hopes of earning the Army's Expert Infantryman Badge. By Friday, when officials expect to pin the badges on paratroopers, there will likely be fewer than 100 soldiers still remaining in the competition.