Quantcast

President Donald Trump’s demand that NATO allies commit more forces to the mission in Afghanistan “in line with our own” could prove problematic for an alliance that has pledged more support but in small numbers.



Army identifies missing Black Hawk crew members after suspending lengthy search

The Army has named the five missing crew members of the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that crashed Aug. 15 in the waters off northwest Oahu.


US paratrooper found dead on base in Italy

A 173rd Airborne Brigade paratrooper was found dead Saturday in the barracks on Caserma Ederle, the Army said in a statement.


VIDEO

Ahead of war games, N. Korea releases video depicting missile strike on Guam

Less than a week after backing off its threat to strike waters near Guam with a barrage of missiles, North Korea has released a video depicting such an attack on the tiny U.S. island territory.



more top headlines

VIDEO

Amphibious assault ship bolsters search for missing USS McCain sailors

Navy and Marine Corps divers from the America and Yokosuka have been searching the guided-missile destroyer for the missing sailors using surface-supplied air rigs to access sealed compartments in damaged areas of the ship.


Harris says naval operational pause won’t affect ability to defend against N. Korea

A top U.S. commander said the military’s ability to defend against any threats from North Korea won’t be affected by an operational pause by the Navy following a devastating collision that left 10 sailors missing.


Former US soldier who defected to North Korea in 1962 has died, sons say

Five decades after a 21-year-old soldier from Richmond, Virginia, named James Joseph Dresnok sprinted through the demilitarized zone and began his new life as a propaganda tool for North Korea, his Pyongyang-born sons have announced his death.



u.s.
pacific
europe
middle east
africa
see all

Pentagon narrows competition for the next big US nuclear missile deterrent

A high-stakes competition to rebuild a critical component of America's aging nuclear arsenal was narrowed down to two companies on Monday, as the Air Force awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman the next phase of a contract to replace the Minuteman ground-based inter-continental ballistic missile.


VIDEO

Ahead of war games, N. Korea releases video depicting missile strike on Guam

Less than a week after backing off its threat to strike waters near Guam with a barrage of missiles, North Korea has released a video depicting such an attack on the tiny U.S. island territory.


US paratrooper found dead on base in Italy

A 173rd Airborne Brigade paratrooper was found dead Saturday in the barracks on Caserma Ederle, the Army said in a statement.


Trump’s push for larger NATO force in Afghanistan faces challenges

President Donald Trump’s demand that NATO allies commit more forces to the mission in Afghanistan “in line with our own” could prove problematic for an alliance that has pledged more support but in small numbers.


Nigeria's Buhari vows to intensify war on militants

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to step up the fight against the Islamist militants and proponents of secession in his first speech after returning from three months of sick leave in London.


theaters

Pentagon narrows competition for the next big US nuclear missile deterrent

A high-stakes competition to rebuild a critical component of America's aging nuclear arsenal was narrowed down to two companies on Monday, as the Air Force awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman the next phase of a contract to replace the Minuteman ground-based inter-continental ballistic missile.


VIDEO

Ahead of war games, N. Korea releases video depicting missile strike on Guam

Less than a week after backing off its threat to strike waters near Guam with a barrage of missiles, North Korea has released a video depicting such an attack on the tiny U.S. island territory.


US paratrooper found dead on base in Italy

A 173rd Airborne Brigade paratrooper was found dead Saturday in the barracks on Caserma Ederle, the Army said in a statement.


Trump’s push for larger NATO force in Afghanistan faces challenges

President Donald Trump’s demand that NATO allies commit more forces to the mission in Afghanistan “in line with our own” could prove problematic for an alliance that has pledged more support but in small numbers.


Nigeria's Buhari vows to intensify war on militants

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to step up the fight against the Islamist militants and proponents of secession in his first speech after returning from three months of sick leave in London.



see more

veterans

Some combat veterans finding new lives as Texas teachers

Air Force Maj. Jeff Shelton found his inner anguish intensified when he retired from the military in December 2016. It was almost too much for the 42-year-old to process, until he walked into his Junior ROTC classroom inside Lamar Consolidated High School later that month.



Recent Videos


Subscribe to the Stars and Stripes YouTube channel for more videos from across the global theater.


air force
navy
army
coast guard
marine corps
see all

Pentagon narrows competition for the next big US nuclear missile deterrent

A high-stakes competition to rebuild a critical component of America's aging nuclear arsenal was narrowed down to two companies on Monday, as the Air Force awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman the next phase of a contract to replace the Minuteman ground-based inter-continental ballistic missile.


Harris says naval operational pause won’t affect ability to defend against N. Korea

A top U.S. commander said the military’s ability to defend against any threats from North Korea won’t be affected by an operational pause by the Navy following a devastating collision that left 10 sailors missing.


Mississippi KC-130T crash inquiry continues, but no answers expected soon

Military investigators are trying to piece together the cause of a crash that killed 15 Marines and a sailor in Mississippi in July, but it could be a year or more until any information becomes public..


military branches

Pentagon narrows competition for the next big US nuclear missile deterrent

A high-stakes competition to rebuild a critical component of America's aging nuclear arsenal was narrowed down to two companies on Monday, as the Air Force awarded Boeing and Northrop Grumman the next phase of a contract to replace the Minuteman ground-based inter-continental ballistic missile.


Harris says naval operational pause won’t affect ability to defend against N. Korea

A top U.S. commander said the military’s ability to defend against any threats from North Korea won’t be affected by an operational pause by the Navy following a devastating collision that left 10 sailors missing.


Mississippi KC-130T crash inquiry continues, but no answers expected soon

Military investigators are trying to piece together the cause of a crash that killed 15 Marines and a sailor in Mississippi in July, but it could be a year or more until any information becomes public..