Hershel Williams, last Medal of Honor recipient from WWII, dies at 98
He received the nation’s highest military award for valor for his actions at the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945.
Arlington National Cemetery faces directive to remove killer’s remains
Rep. Jackie Speier has proposed a measure requiring disinterment of Navy Lt. Andrew Chabrol’s ashes before October 2023.
Biden to award Medal of Honor to soldiers for valor in Vietnam War
The recipients are Spec. 5th Class Dwight D. Birdwell, Maj. John J. Duffy, Spec. 5th Class Dennis M. Fujii and Staff Sgt. Edward N. Kaneshiro.
As Army deadline nears, about 60,000 part-time soldiers unvaccinated
With a June 30 deadline approaching, nearly 12 percent of Army Guard and 10 percent of Army Reserve soldiers have not received any vaccine dose.
U.S., Iranian military vessels have near miss in Persian Gulf
Three fast-attack craft belonging to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 50 yards of the USS Sirocco and the USNS Choctaw County, officials said.
U.S. Marine veteran fighting in Ukraine has been missing since April
Grady Kurpasi went missing the same day Willy Joseph Cancel was killed, according to a fighter who says he was with them.
ISIS bomb maker detained in Syria raid, U.S. military says
U.S. officials identified the suspect as Hani Ahmed Al-Kurdi, whom they called a top Islamic State figure in Syria.
Air Force clears crew that flew with Afghan remains in C-17 wheel well
The C-17 took off from Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul in midst of a desperate evacuation effort.
Marine general, four other officers censured in deadly disaster at sea
Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro took punitive action against Lt. Gen. Joseph Osterman in response to the sinking of an armored vehicle that killed nine service members.
99 days of war in Ukraine
Today on Post Reports, we bring you to the front line of the war in Ukraine, as Russian forces encircle Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region. Plus, a teenager coming of age in the war finds purpose in helping fellow displaced Ukrainians.
At Arlington National Cemetery, a convicted killer rests among heroes
Before the interment of Lt. Andrew Chabrol, he was executed for the abduction, rape and murder of Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa Harrington. Now a fellow Navy veteran fights for his remains to be removed.
Bases named for Confederates should honor women, minorities instead, panel says
The names recommended by the commission include women and other minorities, a striking departure from the decades-long practice of naming military installations for White men.
International military aid for Ukraine accelerates, Pentagon says
The Pentagon announced Monday that about 20 countries have pledged new security assistance packages for Ukraine, including new anti-ship missiles, additional attack helicopters and tanks.
A grasp at diplomacy as fighting grinds on in Ukraine
The invasion by Russia continues to exact a toll on Ukraine, particularly in the eastern Donbas and Luhansk regions where Russian troops are concentrated.
Pentagon inquiry rejects claims U.S. covered up civilian deaths in Syria
Nevertheless, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said that a lack of transparency in such cases undermines public perception that the United States will hold itself accountable for such mistakes.
UFO hearing features historic testimony from Pentagon officials
The hearing marked the first time in more than 50 years that U.S. officials have provided testimony for public consumption about their investigation of UFOs.
Biden sending hundreds of U.S. troops to Somalia, reversing Trump
The U.S, military presence in Somalia, numbering about 500, will be focused on al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda affiliate considered the terrorist network’s most lethal and well-funded operation.
GOP lawmakers visit Kyiv as Europe readies new alliances
The unannounced trip to Kyiv by McConnell’s delegation was the latest in a parade of high-level western officials that has included first lady Jill Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
John Canley, awarded Medal of Honor 50 years after Tet Offensive, dies at 84
He was the first living Black Marine to receive the nation’s highest military decoration for valor.
Ahead of Victory Day pageantry, destruction and visits by dignitaries
Western officials, including first lady Jill Biden, are showing their support for the Ukrainian government in defiance of Russia's relentless attacks.