He lost five military teammates in a week to suicide. Now this veteran is trying to prevent more

Army veteran Jon Klipstein said that within days of returning from his first deployment to Afghanistan, five soldiers in his brigade died by suicide.

Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon to perform at Pro Football Hall of Fame

The platoon, based in Washington, D.C., will perform as part of the hall’s Military Appreciation Day.

First Coast Guardsman to make an Olympic team will sail for the gold south of Tokyo

A member of the Coast Guard is chasing Olympic sailing glory in Japan, 230 years after the U.S. Revenue Marine began hunting smugglers in wind-powered, wooden cutters.

Army reservist Sam Kendricks keeps raising the bar for US pole vaulters

U.S. Army reservist Sam Kendricks, the reigning world champion in the pole vault, set an American record Saturday at the U.S. track and field championships at Drake Stadium with a clearance of 19 feet, 10 1/2 inches (6.06 meters).

Hometown runner takes top spot at 43rd Marine Corps Marathon

Jeffrey Stein, the winner of the 43rd annual Marine Corps Marathon, wasn’t even planning on running the grueling event until two weeks ago. Maybe the adage that practice makes perfect should be re-examined.

Air Force runs away with Armed Services Classic, downs Army 9-2

Air Force steamrolled their would-be challengers Friday night at the Armed Services Classic, holding Army scoreless through four innings and cruising to a 9-2 softball victory at Nationals Park.

Military caregivers recognized by Washington Nationals on Independence Day

The nation's 5.5 million military and veteran caregivers were in the spotlight Wednesday as the Washington Nationals marked Independence Day with military-themed pre-game ceremonies.

Washington Nationals salute women in the military

America's first female combat pilot was among those honored Tuesday as the Washington Nationals continued their season-long patriotic-themed program with Women in the Military Day.

MVP Bradshaw leads Army to second consecutive victory over Navy

Navy kicker Bennett Moehring missed a 48-yard field goal as time expired Saturday, and Army held on for a 14-13 victory at snowy Lincoln Financial Field in the rivals’ 118th meeting.

Army-Navy by the numbers

Some significant numbers heading into the 118th Army-Navy Game on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.

VIDEOS | Pre-game messages from West Point, Annapolis

As the opening kickoff of the annual Army-Navy football showdown draws near, leaders from the two rival service academies and a top Pentagon official weigh in with video messages.

Army-Navy 2017: Black Knights hoping to forge a winning streak

The 118th Army-Navy Game kicks off at 3 p.m. Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field. The 2016 edition of the storied rivalry resulted in a 21-17 Army victory in Baltimore that ended a 14-game losing streak to its fierce rival.

Army-Navy 2017: Quick slants with former Navy QB and NFL Hall of Famer Roger Staubach

In addition to winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior in 1963, Roger Staubach led the Midshipmen to a 9-1 record and a No. 2 national ranking at the end of the season. After fulfilling his military commitment in the Navy, Staubach joined the Dallas Cowboys as a 27-year-old rookie in 1969. He led the Cowboys to two Super Bowl titles in his 11-year professional career

Army-Navy 2017: Quick slants with comedian and Marine veteran Rob Riggle

Comedian Rob Riggle, a 23-year Marine Corps and Marine Corps Reserve veteran who is moving into dramatic roles with the forthcoming military-themed film “12 Strong,” spoke with Stars and Stripes on Friday.

Local runners lead the way in 42nd Marine Corps Marathon

A pair of local runners took home the top spots in Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon. Desta Beriso Morkama from Arlington, Va., finished with time of 2 hours, 25 minutes and 13 seconds. Sarah Bishop, from Fairfax, Va., was the first woman to cross the finish line with a time of 2:45:06.

High temps downgrade 2017 Army Ten-Miler road race to 'recreational run'

U.S. Army runners finished atop both the men’s and women’s standings of the 33rd annual Army Ten-Miler road race, which was later shortened and reclassified as a "recreational run" due to heat and humidity.

US Army is in the spotlight at Washington Nationals game

The U.S. Army had its night in the spotlight Monday as the Washington Nationals honored the service in the second of its 2017 Military Branch Days at Nationals Park.

Washington Nationals welcome sailors with US Navy Day events

The U.S. Navy was in the spotlight Wednesday as the Washington Nationals honored the service in the first of five military branch days scheduled for the 2017 season at Nationals Park.

Servicemembers get chance to watch golf's elite at 2017 Senior PGA Championship

Military servicemembers will get a rare opportunity this Memorial Day weekend to visit a golf course that could be described as presidential.