- Preventable errors led to hospital attack, military says Updated: Nov-25-15 3:52 pm
WASHINGTON - The U.S. airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airmen who violated rules of engagement and have been removed from duty while awaiting further investigation, military officials said Wednesday.
- Savvy skiers, snowboarders never pay full price Updated: Nov-25-15 2:51 pm
TACOMA, Washington - If I bought lift tickets at the ski resort closest to home for my wife, two teenage kids and me, it would set us back $264.
- State Police: Laser pointed at Army helicopter Updated: Nov-25-15 6:01 am
HEMLOCK, Pennsylvania - State police say someone pointed a laser at an Army helicopter in Pennsylvania.
- Japan defense minister supports US in South China Sea Updated: Nov-24-15 9:46 pm
CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii - Japanese Defense Minister Gen Nakatani on Tuesday expressed his support for the U.S. Navy's sailing of a warship close to one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea.
- Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State Updated: Nov-24-15 8:53 pm
WASHINGTON - In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes against the Islamic State and bolster intelligence sharing following the deadly attacks in Paris. They called on Russia to join the international efforts, but only if Moscow ends its support for Syria's embattled president.
- Memorial service in Oklahoma for soldier killed in IS fight Updated: Nov-24-15 7:36 pm
MULDROW, Oklahoma - The first American soldier to die in combat against the Islamic State group in Iraq was remembered Tuesday during a memorial service as a man who was passionate about his wife, children, church and making others happy.
- Convicted spy Ronald Pelton freed from federal custody Updated: Nov-24-15 4:43 pm
WASHINGTON - A former National Security Agency employee convicted of selling defense and communication secrets he gained during his career has been released from federal custody 30 years after his arrest.
- Aircraft to remain with New Hampshire National Guard Updated: Nov-24-15 3:16 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte and Jeanne Shaheen say a decision to remove a C-12 aircraft and personnel from the New Hampshire Army National Guard has been reversed.
- 4 crew members dead after helicopter crashes at Fort Hood Updated: Nov-24-15 11:14 am
FORT HOOD, Texas - Four people were killed when a helicopter crashed during a training exercise at Fort Hood in Texas, U.S. Army officials said.
- Corps hoping to have upper Ouachita River lock repaired soon Updated: Nov-24-15 10:01 am
MONROE, Louisiana - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will work through Thanksgiving to repair a pivotal lock on the upper Ouachita River with the hopes of having the work completed soon.
- Australia leader talks down prospect of US-led army in Syria Updated: Nov-24-15 5:36 am
CANBERRA, Australia - There is no support among world leaders for the prospect of a U.S.-led army in Iraq and Syria to take back ground from Islamic State militants, Australia's prime minister said Tuesday.
- White House asks allies to step up in IS campaign Updated: Nov-23-15 7:22 pm
WASHINGTON - The White House urged allies on Monday to do more in the campaign against the Islamic State, while President Barack Obama faced pressure in return to show the U.S.-led coalition will intensify efforts in response to the Paris attacks, even without a major shift in strategy.
- Marines: Sandy conditions a factor in deadly aircraft crash Updated: Nov-23-15 6:00 pm
HONOLULU - A hybrid aircraft that crashed in Hawaii this year, killing two Marines, flew in sandy or dusty conditions for an extended period before its engine stalled, the U.S. Marine Corps said Monday.
- Los Angeles to host Navy Fleet Week starting next year Updated: Nov-23-15 4:30 pm
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles will begin hosting U.S. Navy vessels in an annual Fleet Week starting next year.
- Fort Riley's new hospital faces more delays Updated: Nov-23-15 1:50 pm
FORT RILEY, Kansas - The opening of Fort Riley's new hospital has been pushed back after already being delayed more than three years.
- 2 Coast Guard cutters carry the name Munro Updated: Nov-23-15 1:33 pm
KODIAK, Alaska - There are now two Coast Guard cutters that carry the name Munro.
- Kerry: US trying to speed up efforts to defeat Islamic State Updated: Nov-23-15 11:07 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The United States is seeking new military, counterterrorism and diplomatic ideas to destroy the Islamic State group faster, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday, acknowledging the difficulty in eliminating extremists who've exploited four years of chaos in the Middle East to become a global threat. He said greater military cooperation with Russia was possible under the right circumstances.
- Military Veteran Project in Topeka growing Updated: Nov-23-15 10:45 am
TOPEKA, Kansas - If the Military Veteran Project succeeds at improving brain injury treatment and other goals, Melissa Jarboe won't be running the organization she founded.
- FBI: 9 of 16 guns stolen from Army Reserve center recovered Updated: Nov-23-15 10:36 am
BOSTON - Federal authorities have recovered nine of the 16 guns stolen from a Massachusetts Army Reserve facility.
- US military helicopter crashes in South Korea, killing 2 Updated: Nov-23-15 10:26 am
SEOUL, South Korea - A U.S. military helicopter crashed in South Korea during a routine training mission Monday, killing both pilots on board, the U.S. Army and South Korean police said.
- Editorials from around Ohio Updated: Nov-23-15 10:18 am
Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:
- Recent editorials published in Nebraska newspapers Updated: Nov-23-15 9:01 am
Omaha World-Herald. Nov. 20, 2015
- Feds ask public for help with flood control plan in NW Ohio Updated: Nov-23-15 3:52 am
FINDLAY, Ohio - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking residents near the northwestern Ohio city of Findlay to help with mapping a diversion channel that's part of its flood control plan for the area.
- Analysis: Mideast chaos, violence won't end with IS defeat Updated: Nov-23-15 3:11 am
WASHINGTON - The chaos and violence gripping the Middle East are not likely to evaporate even if the forces arrayed against the Islamic State group manage to crush the brutal army and its drive to establish an Islamic caliphate in Iraq and Syria and beyond.
- Graham nears triple-double; Air Force beats Robert Morris Updated: Nov-22-15 6:30 pm
AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colorado - Hayden Graham had 16 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and Air Force beat Robert Morris 64-52 on Sunday.