Wyatt Olson

US could regard cyberattack on Japan as 'armed attack,' Pompeo says

Japanese officials had been recently pressing the United States to broaden the scope of Article 5 of the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty to include cyberattacks, according to Japanese media reports earlier this year.

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US military’s oldest joint task force toils in the land of coffee and caravans

As the U.S. Defense Department’s longest-standing joint task force, Joint Task Force-Bravo has been the face of America’s military presence in Central America since it was established in 1983.

First of Navy’s newest class of destroyers makes inaugural visit to Hawaii

Homeported in San Diego, the USS Zumwalt looks like no other ship in the Navy's fleet, with a sleek design made to fool enemy sonar.

Soldier dies from gunshot during live-fire training in Alaska

Spc. Nicholas Peter DiMona III was shot Saturday during an exercise in the Donnelly Training Area near Fort Greely, Alaska. He was airlifted by medevac helicopter to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

'48 Hours’ highlights widow’s fight for truth over Marine colonel's death

In the decade since her husband died of a fatal gunshot wound to the head in Iraq in 2008, Kim Stahlman has never believed Marine Corps Col. Michael Stahlman killed himself as military investigators had declared.

Army announces summer deployments for Alaska, Texas, NC units

The Army announced the series of overseas deployments for troops stationed at Fort Wainwright, Fort Bragg and Fort Hood on Friday.

INDOPACOM chief: Sub shortfall in Pacific poses threat to daily operations

According to Adm. Philip Davidson, China, Russia and North Korea operate 160 submarines in the Indo-Pacific region — and as these countries continue to increase their sub capacity, the U.S. is retiring such vessels faster than they are replaced.


ICBM destroyed during ‘milestone’ missile-test achievement

Space-, ground- and sea-based sensors provided real-time target acquisition and tracking data to a command-and-control center during the test. The interceptors were then launched beyond the Earth’s atmosphere, where they destroyed the target.

Army Reservists deliver medical care to remotest patients in Central America

As American military medical personnel with Joint Task Force-Bravo train under austere conditions while providing much-needed primary care to locals, their presence draws crowds and raises hope in people with little access to medical care.

B-52 bombers train with Japanese, US fighter jets over East China Sea

The U.S. has been flying bombers out of Guam throughout the region for more than a decade as part of the Air Force’s “continuous bomber” presence.

Army plan would tap thousands of mainland soldiers for short-term Pacific rotations

Gen. Robert Brown, commander of U.S. Army Pacific, said the number of troops to be tapped annually has not yet been set and would vary depending upon circumstances and the preferences of allies and partner nations hosting the troops.