Army error means hundreds of pilots owe 3 more years of service, some threaten lawsuit

The issue was caused by incorrect dates that command personnel added to some pilots’ personnel files, which indicated they could leave the Army three years earlier than their contractual agreements state, service officials said.

Solar-panel ‘clustering’ coming to scores of Army homes on Hawaii

The installation of solar panel clusters is expected to begin in July at 200 homes in the Army’s Aliamanu Military Reservation in Honolulu, an energy resiliency project that is planned for thousands of military residences on Oahu.

Military horses at Arlington Cemetery to take 45-day health break

As of May 1, the cemetery said in a statement, the horses are not appearing at memorials “to prioritize the health of the herd.”

Texas mall gunman was discharged from Army after 3 months for mental health condition

The Army discharged Mauricio Garcia, 33, in 2008 using a 2005 regulation for separations, citing “other designated physical or mental conditions.”

Texas deploys more than 500 additional troops to Mexico border ahead of migration policy changes

The 545 troops deploying are part of a newly formed Texas Tactical Border Force, he said. They joined roughly 5,000 Texas Guard troops already deployed to the state’s border with Mexico on a two-year-old mission known as Operation Lone Star.

Army’s chief of staff talks ‘peace through strength’ with Japanese military leaders

The U.S. Army’s top general, during meetings Monday with Japan’s top military officials, pointed to the war in Ukraine as a warning about the dangers of regional conflicts.

Tucson-based Raytheon joint venture gets $1B for Javelin missiles

A new $1 billion contract for Javelin anti-tank missiles — used to great effect by Ukraine against Russian tanks — will keep Raytheon's Tucson missile factory busy for years.

Life sentence ordered for ex-DODEA teacher in Germany who sexually abused young students

A former elementary school teacher at the U.S. Army garrison in Stuttgart will serve a life sentence for sexually abusing his students between 2006 and 2010, the Justice Department said.

South Korean president opens children’s park on site that belonged to Yongsan Garrison

A repurposed section of Yongsan Garrison, once the U.S. military’s primary headquarters in South Korea, opened to the public as a park on Thursday.

‘The Army doesn't wait for you’: Child care a challenge for military couples who deploy

More than 9,400 active-duty soldiers, or about 2% of the service, are dual military with children. When both spouses are deployed, what about the children? Pam and Dan Donais had to come up with an answer to that question for their 1-year-old daughter Jordan.

Fort Campbell couple accused of child neglect after baby found with burns, skull fracture 

A couple from Fort Campbell faces felony charges of neglect stemming from life-threatening injuries to their baby that may have occurred at the base, federal prosecutors said.

WWII veteran Eugene Brown turns 100

World War II veteran Eugene Brown of Fleming, Colo., celebrated his 100th birthday surrounded by friends, neighbors and a couple of special guests.

Texas judge upholds jury’s murder conviction of Army sergeant in shooting death of Air Force veteran

A judge on Wednesday rejected a request from Army Sgt. Daniel Perry for a new trial because of alleged jury misconduct and scheduled the soldier’s sentencing for his murder conviction.

Special Olympics at Camp Humphreys includes South Korean competitors for first time

The South Korean students were included after the Department of Defense Education Activity-Pacific signed a partnership agreement with Special Olympics Korea last year.

Army’s top general says he expects 'immediate results' from aviation stand down

The Army’s top officer expects all the service’s helicopters to return to flying in the coming days after he ordered an Army-wide aviation stand down Friday following two recent crashes that killed 12 soldiers. 

Fort Carson aviators to resume operations after Army's grounding of helicopters

After the Army grounded all its aviators, Fort Carson said it expected regular operations and training would resume Wednesday following required safety reviews.

In a first, female soldier becomes top enlisted leader at Army Special Operations Command

Command Sgt. Maj. JoAnn Naumann stepped into the job at a ceremony Monday at Fort Bragg, N.C.

US Army aims to tighten ties with Stuttgart community, throws a big party for all

The festival was part of an effort to improve a relationship that has grown more distant over the years, a condition exacerbated by security following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Tornado causes estimated $3 million in damage to Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story

The tornado ripped the roof off a barracks building, downed approximately 100 trees and left the entire base without power for about 18 hours.