Air Force is first to face troops’ rejection of vaccine mandate as thousands avoid shots
The vaccine challenge confronting Air Force leaders is a bellwether for the dilemma in store across the military.
In Taiwan war game, few good options for U.S. to deter China
The war game and follow-on analysis comes at a moment of heightened tension between Washington and Beijing, with the United States opposing China’s military expansion in the region and China calling on the Pentagon to cut ties with Taiwan.
U.S. troops in Syria attacked with drones and indirect fire, Pentagon says
The attack marks the latest in a series on Americans in Iraq and Syria over the last few years.
FBI still can’t find accused Maryland spy couple’s payments or secret documents
Testimony at a bail hearing for Diana Toebbe suggests the accused amateur spies covered some of their tracks.
Combat ship’s destruction in suspected arson was ‘completely preventable,’ Navy finds
The USS Bonhomme Richard's value was more than $2 billion.
Soldier with ‘Hitler mustache’ is first to be thrown out of military after Capitol riot charges
Timothy Hale-Cusanelli, whose photo in court records showed him with a squared-off moustache and slicked back hair, is one of at least six service members federally charged in connection with the Capitol riot involving supporters of President Trump.
Iraq War role was a stain on Powell’s record — one he openly said he regretted
His military and national security bona fides boosted the Bush administration’s case for war in 2003.
Colin L. Powell, former secretary of state and military leader, dies at 84
The Army general helped guide the U.S. military to victory in the 1991 Persian Gulf War as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He struggled a decade later over the U.S. invasion of Iraq as a beleaguered secretary of state under President George W. Bush.
A soldier charged in the Capitol riot enlisted months after FBI interviews
Spec. James Phillip Mault joined the Army in May, officials said, months after the FBI determined his presence at the Capitol.
Accused spy couple make first court appearance, ordered to stay in jail for now
Wearing orange jumpsuits and shackles, the husband and wife were told they would remain behind bars pending a detention hearing later this week.
Hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops have not yet complied with vaccine mandate as deadlines near
Lopsided rates across the individual services and a spike in deaths among military reservists illustrate how political division over the shots has seeped into a nonpartisan force with unambiguous orders.
Raymond T. Odierno, Army general who helped devise Iraq War strategy, dies at 67
He was a key architect of the “surge” in U.S. forces during the Iraq War and later served as the Army’s top-ranking general.
U.S. submarine damaged in South China Sea collision
Numerous sailors were injured, but none seriously, a Navy official said.
Afghan American woman’s escape highlights the secretive CIA role with the Kabul rescues
Shaqaiq Birashk was contacted by a stranger offering to have her picked up and escorted to the airport for evacuation.
In evacuation mission’s 11th hour, hope dims for Afghans seeking escape
Last week’s deadly attack at the Kabul airport further narrowed the mission to focus on U.S. citizens.
U.S. makes room on bases for up to 50,000 Afghans as evacuations continue
Attack threat remains strong during final days of airlift, officials say. Some airport blast victims have been identified.
Pierre Sprey, Pentagon analyst who battled brass to produce A-10 warplane, dies at 83
A multilingual polymath, he also founded a jazz record label known for its exquisite audio quality.
Navy brings charges against sailor suspected of starting catastrophic ship fire
The USS Bonhomme Richard burned alongside a dock in San Diego for days last summer, and has been declared a complete loss.