The Air Force Inspector General has been ordered to investigate the case of former Air Force Academy cadet Eric Thomas, who was expelled in April for actions Thomas said were part of his work as a confidential informant for the academy.
A major donation by Google and smaller donations from a number of individuals will assure that nearly 120,000 gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery will be decorated with holiday wreaths this season.
When Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos said on “60 Minutes” this month that his company plans to use drones to deliver packages in the next several years, he created a buzz. But such aircraft are already used for limited commercial purposes.
On Thursday, two U.S. Air Force C-17 transport aircraft will begin airlifting Burundian peacekeepers and their equipment from Burundi to the Central African Republic to try to stem the bloodshed in the CAR, according to the Defense Department.
Maj. Robb McDonald was asleep more than a mile from the Camp Bastion airfield when 15 heavily armed Taliban fighters in U.S. Army uniforms cut through a fence and began attacking the squadron operations area. He was awoken by explosions and gunfire and ran to where the rest of the squadron was holed up.
Traumatic brain injuries during deployments appear to increase the risk of troops experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home, according to Department of Veterans Affairs-sponsored research published Wednesday.
A former actress from Texas pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
After months of inaction, congressional negotiators moved with surprising speed in announcing a budget deal late Tuesday that would restore tens of billions of dollars to defense and non-defense programs removed by the cuts known as sequestration.
As Congress looked to restore some spending to defense and federal agencies ordered cut two years ago, it needed other ways to offset that. While few want to raise taxes or cut popular programs such as Medicare, there’s seemingly broad support to cut pay or benefits for federal workers.
Half the 162 detainees currently held at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, could be released to a third country under a bill expected to pass Congress this month, a Senate Armed Services Committee source said Tuesday.
The Pentagon started the review after the Obama administration issued a policy memo last month that says spouses, children and parents of U.S. military service members and veterans could be eligible for a reprieve from deportation.
Brown water jets from the shower head, filling the bathtub below. Green and black mold clings to the ceiling. These are the images from a video posted on Facebook that show unsanitary conditions at an Army barracks at Fort Polk, Louisiana. Comments below the video claim that soldiers have had to deal with contaminated water several times a week.
Whether it's hugging sharks in Japan, scuba diving in South Korea, or ditching the sleigh for mean ride in York, Pa., — unusual Santa sightings have been picking up across the world. Here's a gallery of some of the odder ways photographers have captured Santa across the globe.
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