Operation Christmas Drop is back in full force for first time since pandemic
A weeklong mission returns to air drop essential supplies to far flung and isolated islands of the Federated States of Micronesia and Republic of Palau.
3 months after Fat Leonard escaped, feds remain quiet on details
Demands from members of the U.S. House and Senate for more details about Leonard Francis’ embarrassing escape have been brushed off by the Department of Justice.
Space Command relocation decision imminent, commanding general says
Colorado lawmakers argued that moving the command to Alabama instead of keeping it in an already-established location would be cost-prohibitive and time-consuming, potentially allowing China to narrow the gap in the space race.
Video footage exists of Red Hill fire suppressant spill, Navy says
A top Navy official was asked during a news conference on Wednesday, two days after a chemical spill at the Red Hill fuel facility, whether there was video footage and was told there was none. On Friday, the Navy said there is video of the spill.
‘Warship chicken’ incident in San Diego a teachable moment for Navy
Sal Mercogliano, a maritime historian, says he hopes the captains of two Navy ships that narrowly avoided a collision in the San Diego Bay aren’t punished but that the Navy learns from the incident. Despite mistakes, the ships avoided one another successfully, he said.
Navy seizes 50 tons of ammo and rocket fuses from boat that set sail from Iran
Iran is being accused of continued “unlawful transfer of lethal aid” after the U.S. 5th Fleet says it seized more than 50 tons of ammunition rounds, fuses and propellants for rockets from a fishing trawler in the Gulf of Oman.
Pennsylvania native endured hardship as POW only to reenlist in Army
Eighty-one years ago, this Carlisle, Pa., native was stationed in the Philippines when Imperial Japanese navy carrier planes attacked the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Five US soldiers charged in rape of two women in Louisiana
The soldiers went to the home of a woman in the area of Rosepine, La., on Nov. 24, gave the woman and her roommate alcohol that incapacitated them, then sexually assaulted them, the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office said.
Navy base increases security after explosive devices sent to offices in Spain
Naval Station Rota is stepping up security in response to a recent spate of letter bombs sent to government officials and buildings in Spain, including the U.S. Embassy in Madrid, officials said Friday.
American military’s first medical mission to Angola in a decade bears fruit
The exercises are designed to train U.S. soldiers to deploy and practice medicine without the technology and tools they’re accustomed to.
Air Force halts use of troubled myEval performance reporting system
The Air Force admitted recently that its new system for collecting performance reports is broken and directed a return to the old system a week before reports for 44,857 technical sergeants were due.
‘Bittersweet’: Air Force begins phased withdrawal of F-15 Eagles from Okinawa
The Air Force plans to replace the two units of F-15 Eagles positioned on Okinawa with rotating units of more advanced, fifth-generation F-22 Raptor stealth fighters for the foreseeable future. 
Air Force pararescuemen honored on Okinawa for saving fisherman swept out to sea
A pair of Air Force pararescuemen were recognized for saving a fisherman who had fallen into the sea at Cape Zanpa, an Okinawa tourist attraction.
‘Be all you can be,’ Army to market for new recruits with old slogan
The slogan best relays the “possibilities” that await a new Army recruit, said Maj. Gen. Alex Fink, chief of Army enterprise marketing.
B-21 Raider: US military ready to unveil first new bomber of 21st century
The B-21 is the result of the Air Force’s Long-Range Strike Bomber program and is able to fly intercontinentally and drop conventional and thermonuclear weapons.
SD National Guard Military Police Company members receive commendations
Five members of the 235th Military Police Company of the South Dakota National Guard received the Marechaussee Award, which recognizes exceptional dedication, competence and contribution to the Military Police Corps Regiment.
Former Fort Stewart soldier pleads guilty in 2020 stabbing of soldier
Jordan Brown pleaded guilty for his involvement in the death of U.S. Army Specialist Austin Hawk at Fort Stewart.
Historic Wright-Patterson hangar gets award-winning makeover
Hangar F/20006, a World War II-era facility, is considered a historical structure, eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
US Court of Appeals upholds Air Force COVID-19 vaccine injunction
The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a class wide injunction that protects Air Force personnel who have declined an Air Force order to get the COVID-19 vaccine for religious reasons from discipline or removal from the Air Force.