Nearly every area freed from IS control has unmasked new mass graves, like one found by the sports stadium in the Iraqi city of Ramadi. Many of the graves themselves are easy enough to find, most covered with just a thin coating of earth.
The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain more ground in Afghanistan rather than talk peace under a new leadership, Taliban officials said in telephone interviews over the weekend.
The journey of Caroline and Winrose Karunde began in a small village in Nyeri, Kenya. It has continued through Texas, into Germany, and will soon proceed through Washington. In that light, Tokyo doesn’t seem so far away to the two soldiers.
The loose description of where a Revolutionary War battle occurred has recently been firmed up. Archaeologists believe they have pinned down the location of the fight, known as the Battle of Port Royal Island or the Battle of Grays Hill.
The service is considering locating hundreds of personnel and four MQ-4C Triton drones on the Eastern Shore, but Virginia is competing with Key West Naval Air Station and Mayport Naval Air Station in Florida.
On the 96th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, and 40 years after military service academies were first opened to women, one of the first women to graduate from the Coast Guard Academy told a room filled with mostly female cadets: "It's your Coast Guard now. Speak up."
A plaque and two new benches will be dedicated Sept. 12 in a ceremony hosted by the docents of Santa Margarita y las Flores at the Camp Pendleton Veterans Memorial Garden across from the Pacific View Events Center.
Over the years, the story of the Southwest Bank robbery has been told in a movie, books and news features. He was a police officer for nearly 29 years, interrupted by a stint in the Marine Corps during World War II.
Turkey warned predominantly Kurdish Syrian fighters on Monday to "immediately" withdraw east of the Euphrates River or face more strikes by Turkish forces that crossed the border last week in Ankara's major incursion into Syria.
Despite what the calendar may say, summer came to an unofficial end Monday morning for thousands of kids enrolled in the military’s schools in Europe and the Pacific. For many, it was the first day back to school in more than 10 weeks.
The military may have to change its culture to retain and recruit the best cyber warriors, according to a briefing Monday with U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill and leaders of the Missouri National Guard’s cyber team.
A former Marine who ambushed and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers last month never saw combat in Iraq, but told doctors he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to newly released medical records.
The Pentagon’s failure to detect the extramarital affair and “swinger lifestyle” of a top general despite background checks that likely included polygraph tests exposes flaws in vetting those entrusted with the nation’s most sensitive national security secrets, according to experts and a top senator.