Pentagon releases guidelines on how troops can now sue the Defense Department for medical malpractice
The Pentagon will begin paying service members or their estates next month for substantiated claims of less than $100,000 that were filed within two years of a medical malpractice incident, according to the information published in the Federal Register.
Army veteran pleads guilty to shooting Black girl at Iowa rally
Michael McKinney, 26, pleaded guilty Wednesday to intimidation with a dangerous weapon and willful injury, charges that each carry up to 10 years in prison. He's expected to receive a prison term at his Aug. 9 sentencing, but the parole board may determine how long he actually serves.
Man admits faking his disappearance, prompting two-day Coast Guard search
A man who authorities say faked his own disappearance to avoid prosecution on bank fraud charges, prompting a two-day search by the Coast Guard, pleaded guilty to federal counts.
Airline pilot guilty of killing three neighbors in Kentucky
A jury has convicted a former commercial airline pilot of killing three of his neighbors in western Kentucky. The special prosecutor in the case said that Christian R. Martin had the motive to kill neighbor Calvin Phillips because he was set to testify in a court-martial that could have ended Martin’s Army career.
Milley pushes back on stolen weapons report, pledges transparency to Congress
Army Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said service records submitted to him since The Associated Press published its report on Tuesday appear to contradict the news agency’s findings that at least 1,900 military weapons were lost or stolen during the 2010s.
Experts weigh in on upcoming Pentagon UFO report
The Pentagon is expected to release its findings of what it knows about unidentified flying objects, or unexplained aerial phenomena, on June 25. Experts at the University of Colorado are weighing in before the report.
Air Force stands by plan to move Space Command to Alabama
Acting Secretary of the Air Force John Roth told Congress again he knows of no political influence behind the decision to move Space Command headquarters from Colorado to Alabama.
Europe is a ‘priority theater’ for US Army, top general says  
The U.S. Army has embarked on a modernization push focused on improving long-range precision fires while adding more sophisticated command and control capabilities to counter adversaries like Russia and China.
Enough cocaine to send someone into orbit found near nesting turtles on Cape Canaveral
A wildlife manager was checking on sea turtle nests at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station when she discovered bundles that turned out to be 30 kilograms of cocaine with a street value of $1.2 million.
Ramstein staff sergeant sentenced to 30 years in jail for child sexual abuse
An Air Force staff sergeant was sentenced to 30 years in prison for crimes including sexually abusing a child, wrongfully photographing the child, and viewing and possessing child pornography.