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Army’s uniform for Army-Navy game inspired by Wolfhounds of Korean War

The annual matchup will take place Dec. 12 at Michie Stadium, an outdoor arena at West Point in New York.

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Air Force robot dogs patrol where airmen would rather not tread

Security forces at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida have begun using robot dogs for patrolling the installation, a first for the mechanized pooches.


Air Force restores tuition assistance funding as pandemic creates education demand

For military tuition assistance, Air Force and Space Force service members are eligible for up to $4,500 per fiscal year and a maximum of $250 per semester hour or quarter-hour equivalent to cover tuition and certain fees.


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Analysts expect US-India defense ties to deepen under Biden due to anxiety over China

The forward thrust of U.S.-India defense cooperation under the Obama and Trump administrations will likely quicken after Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president, despite expectations the Democrat will pay closer attention to the South Asian nation’s troubling human rights record, say defense experts from both nations.


Army drill sergeant blasts cellphone-using trainees as ‘soft’ in profanity-laced TikTok video

The video, posted on TikTok by the drill sergeant at Fort Sill, was shared on Twitter by user Lethality Jane, who maintains a considerable following and often posts on military topics.


Air Force gets first new ‘Jolly Green’ rescue helicopters with roots to the Vietnam War

In February, the Air Force unveiled the name of its new combat rescue helicopter, which follows the tradition of the Vietnam-era HH-3E Jolly Green and the HH-53 Super Jolly Green.


Air Force’s new anti-gravity suit tailor made for growing number of female aviators

Late last month, five female fighter pilots tested a modified version of the so-called advanced technology anti-gravity suit that is designed to better fit women or any male pilot with an atypical build.


Hawaii private charged with manslaughter in death of 73-year-old during jewelry sale

Pfc. Joo Woon Park was also charged in Hawaii District Court with first-degree robbery and an accident involving death or serious bodily injury.


Sailors aboard carrier Gerald R. Ford isolated after testing positive for coronavirus

As of Wednesday, 12,074 sailors have tested positive for the virus, according to the Navy’s tally.


Hawaii soldier with 25th Infantry detained over death of man during jewelry sale dispute

The 26-year-old male soldier, who the Honolulu Police Department described as a suspect, was detained at a California airport Monday night in connection with the vehicle-related death of a 73-year-old man in Hawaii earlier in the day.


Marines complete Darwin deployment that included first Blackjack drone flight in Australia

Precautions over COVID-19 meant a far smaller group of Marines attending this year than the 2,500 who arrived in 2019. The size and scope of activities were curtailed, with U.S. rotations into Australia delayed by two months due to the pandemic.