Acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller on Tuesday announced plans to reduce U.S. troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan, saying the decision fulfills President Donald Trump’s pledge to bring forces home when conditions were met that kept the U.S. and its allies safe.
The Trump administration is expected to cut the number of US troops in Afghanistan almost in half by mid-January, along with reducing the amount of soldiers in Iraq. "We met the challenge; we gave it our all," the president's new Pentagon chief said. "Now, it's time to come home."
Two sets of sisters -- five in all -- graduated from the Marine Corps recruit training together over the weekend. The Department of Defense called them "sisters by blood, now sisters-in-arms."
Captain Seth Vernon Vandekamp of Katy was among the Americans killed in the crash.
On this Veterans Day and every day we are thankful for our military veterans and so is the American Red Cross who's getting tremendous help from Veteran Volunteers.
Several restaurants and retailers are saluting veterans and active-duty military personnel on Wednesday by offering freebies and discounts in honor of Veterans Day 2020.
Veterans and Gold Star families will be given free lifetime access to national parks in the United States, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced.
U.S. Navy Lt. Rhiannon Ross, 30, and 24-year-old U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Morgan Garrett were the two-person crew piloting a U.S. Navy T-6B Texan II trainer aircraft when it crashed in Alabama.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has warned that his country will “fully mobilize” its nuclear force if threatened as he took center stage at a military parade in which the country unveiled what appeared to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile and other additions to its growing weapons arsenal.
Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Gary Thomas tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, the service announced.
The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and other top military leaders are under quarantine after a senior Coast Guard official tested positive for the coronavirus.
An Army identification tag lost by an American soldier when he was wounded by a grenade blast in Vietnam was returned Wednesday to his widow after it was found by an American traveling in Russia.
Words such as “man” and “brotherhood” were replaced with gender-neutral phrases such as “warrior” and “group of maritime warriors.”
Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked.
Detectives in Virginia surprised a veteran Marine who served in Vietnam, replacing service medals stolen from him in a burglary.
Nearly 500 retired military leaders signed an open letter in support of Democratic nominee Joe Biden. President Donald Trump has also received recent support from retired military leaders.
The delegation of eight U.S. Representatives visited Fort Hood Friday to perform their oversight role in the wake of a number of concerning events involving the military installation, including the murder of Spc. Vanessa Guillen.
Ford is teaming up with country singer Luke Combs to help veterans of the U.S. Military deal with post-traumatic stress disorder through music.
Over a year after helping 9/11 first responders receive access to a crucial compensation fund, Jon Stewart has turned his focus toward helping the nearly 200,000 veterans who've said their health was compromised by their exposure to burn pits while serving overseas.
An Army soldier has passed away and a Navy civilian was hospitalized after a vehicle accident occurred at Naval Air Station Key West's Sigsbee Annex on Monday, Navy officials said.