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In the U.S., 25 of the 50 DODEA schools will start classes remotely, including those at Fort Benning, Ga., and Fort Bragg, N.C.


With honor ceremony, seven Marines, sailor who died in ocean training exercise are flown to Dover Air Force Base

In a final “honorable carry,” each casket was moved by a Marine or Navy pallbearer from a hearse to the awaiting plane during a private gathering at Marine Corps Air Station Mirimar in San Diego, California.


Marine who died in Bahrain described as ‘respectful, driven and focused’

A service member who died in Bahrain earlier this week was a noncommissioned officer that friends remembered as a model Marine.


Air Force combat controller to receive Silver Star for actions in 'harrowing' 2013 Afghanistan fight

Air Force Master Sgt. John Grimesey’s Silver Star is an upgrade of a lesser award he received for his life-saving actions during a May 25, 2013, fight in Afghanistan on his first of many combat deployments.




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Military Matters episode two: Soldiers' deaths and Fort Hood's silence

Fort Hood, Texas, has seen a shocking number of soldiers killed in recent months and in this episode of Military Matters, the podcast looks at two of those cases — the homicides of Pfc. Gregory Wedel and Pfc. Brandon Rosecrans.


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Federal appeals court says male-only draft is constitutional

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision.


Pompeo, in Slovenia, pushes 5G security, warns about China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Slovenia on Thursday to make the case for high-speed wireless networks that bar Chinese companies like Huawei.


Air Force combat controller to receive Silver Star for actions in 'harrowing' 2013 Afghanistan fight

Air Force Master Sgt. John Grimesey’s Silver Star is an upgrade of a lesser award he received for his life-saving actions during a May 25, 2013, fight in Afghanistan on his first of many combat deployments.


Opposition marches against Ivory Coast president's candidacy

Opposition and civil society groups demonstrated Thursday in Ivory Coast's city of Abidjan against President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term in October elections.


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Federal appeals court says male-only draft is constitutional

A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision.


Pompeo, in Slovenia, pushes 5G security, warns about China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Slovenia on Thursday to make the case for high-speed wireless networks that bar Chinese companies like Huawei.


Air Force combat controller to receive Silver Star for actions in 'harrowing' 2013 Afghanistan fight

Air Force Master Sgt. John Grimesey’s Silver Star is an upgrade of a lesser award he received for his life-saving actions during a May 25, 2013, fight in Afghanistan on his first of many combat deployments.


Opposition marches against Ivory Coast president's candidacy

Opposition and civil society groups demonstrated Thursday in Ivory Coast's city of Abidjan against President Alassane Ouattara's decision to run for a third term in October elections.



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She was raped 20 years ago. After a recent tweet about it, Air Force investigators showed up at her door.

A veteran says agents with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations told her there was no record of her 1994 rape when they recently showed up at her door. However, she says there should be plenty on file about her case.



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Defense seeks leniency for 'Satanist' soldier in bomb plot

A former Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow the U.S. government endured a lifetime of victimization, isolation and trauma that led him to become involved with online extremist groups, his defense attorney argued Thursday in a motion seeking lenient punishment.


Air Force combat controller to receive Silver Star for actions in 'harrowing' 2013 Afghanistan fight

Air Force Master Sgt. John Grimesey’s Silver Star is an upgrade of a lesser award he received for his life-saving actions during a May 25, 2013, fight in Afghanistan on his first of many combat deployments.


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Defense seeks leniency for 'Satanist' soldier in bomb plot

A former Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow the U.S. government endured a lifetime of victimization, isolation and trauma that led him to become involved with online extremist groups, his defense attorney argued Thursday in a motion seeking lenient punishment.


Air Force combat controller to receive Silver Star for actions in 'harrowing' 2013 Afghanistan fight

Air Force Master Sgt. John Grimesey’s Silver Star is an upgrade of a lesser award he received for his life-saving actions during a May 25, 2013, fight in Afghanistan on his first of many combat deployments.



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Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

Five months after the first spikes in coronavirus cases in the U.S. led to the cancellation of the NCAA basketball tournaments, the pandemic is tearing down another American sports institution: college football.


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Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

Five months after the first spikes in coronavirus cases in the U.S. led to the cancellation of the NCAA basketball tournaments, the pandemic is tearing down another American sports institution: college football.