- Defense Sec'y Carter says Russia is 'nuclear saber-rattling' Updated: May-03-16 7:56 am
STUTTGART, Germany - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a U.S. military changing-of-the-guard ceremony Tuesday to blast Russian aggression in Europe, saying Moscow is "going backward in time" with warlike actions that compel a U.S. military buildup on NATO's eastern flank.
- NATO alliance getting new supreme commander Updated: May-03-16 7:35 am
BRUSSELS - The NATO alliance this week is getting a new supreme commander, a former top-ranking U.S. military officer in Korea hailed Tuesday by Defense Secretary Ash Carter as a proven warrior-diplomat and "a soldiers' general."
- Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground? Updated: May-03-16 6:45 am
WASHINGTON - No one disputes that U.S. military forces are fighting in combat in Iraq and Syria -- except maybe President Barack Obama and some members of his administration.
- Investigators looking into oil sheen on Philadelphia river Updated: May-03-16 5:28 am
PHILADELPHIA - Authorities say they still don't know why there's an oil sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOO'-kul) River in Philadelphia.
- Senegal, US sign defense cooperation agreement Updated: May-02-16 7:34 pm
DAKAR, Senegal - The United States and Senegal signed an agreement Monday to ease access for U.S. troops should they need to deploy to the West African nation in the case of a humanitarian or security crisis.
- Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo Updated: May-02-16 5:52 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War II after two amateur history buffs began raising questions about the picture.
- US defense chief: NATO ponders ground force in Baltics Updated: May-02-16 4:43 pm
STUTTGART, Germany - The NATO alliance is considering establishing a rotational ground force in the Baltic states and possibly Poland, reflecting deepening worry about Russian military assertiveness, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday.
- Man in custody after barricade at National Guard armory Updated: May-02-16 4:29 pm
PERRY HALL, Maryland - Authorities say a man barricaded himself inside a National Guard armory in Maryland for about three hours before being taken into custody. No one was injured.
- Navy boss: Russian jets should stop buzzing US planes, ship Updated: May-02-16 2:08 pm
WASHINGTON - Russian jets buzzing a U.S. military ship and planes in the Baltics are escalating tension between the two nations, the chief of naval operations said Monday.
- US military tests world's largest unmanned ship Updated: May-02-16 2:07 pm
SAN DIEGO - The U.S. military is beginning testing on the world's largest unmanned ship - a self-driving 132-foot surface vessel designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.
- Air Force, Anchorage working out deal for city park Updated: May-02-16 9:01 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Anchorage officials and the U.S. Air Force are working toward a solution after finding that the city may have to start paying hundreds of thousands of dollars each year for a 78-acre park on military land.
- Coast Guard rescues man injured off Ocean City Updated: May-02-16 8:38 am
OCEAN CITY, Maryland - The Coast Guard has rescued a man who was injured in a personal watercraft accident near Ocean City.
- SOUTH CHINA SEA WATCH: Will China build on disputed shoal? Updated: May-02-16 1:54 am
Tensions in the South China Sea are rising, pitting China against smaller and weaker neighbors that all lay claim to islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters rich in fish and potential gas and oil reserves. China's recent construction of artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago, complete with airstrips and radar stations, and U.S. patrols challenging Beijing's vast territorial claims, have caused concern that the strategically important waters could become a flashpoint.
- Ohio offers specialty license plates to female veterans Updated: May-02-16 12:36 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Women who are military veterans in Ohio can now get a specialty license plate that highlights their service.
- 71 Army reservists depart Starkville for Middle East service Updated: May-01-16 4:31 pm
- Mexican tall ship to visit New London Updated: May-01-16 3:16 pm
NEW LONDON, Connecticut - A tall ship that belongs to the Mexican Navy is visiting New London this week as part of a goodwill mission.
- Volunteers prepare for high-altitude rescues Updated: May-01-16 1:43 pm
EAGLE, Colorado - Hundreds of search and rescue volunteers are getting their training at the High-Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site this year, gearing up for the busy summer season for search and rescue crews that cranks up between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
- Arkansas official promoted to general in National Guard Updated: May-01-16 1:22 pm
BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - Bentonville's community and economic development director has been promoted to the rank of brigadier general in the Army National Guard.
- Appeals ruling clears way for Bowe Bergdahl case to resume Updated: May-01-16 12:24 pm
An appeals court has cleared the way for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's legal case to resume, rejecting prosecutors' arguments that defense attorneys were given too much leeway on accessing classified documents.
- Thunderbirds' visit motivates Aviation Academy students Updated: May-01-16 11:17 am
NEWPORT NEWS, Virginia - Justina Wolfe really wants to be a fighter pilot.
- Man plans to "define adventure" on cross-continental journey Updated: May-01-16 11:16 am
CHESAPEAKE, Virginia - Brent Carroll plans to live out his dreams no matter what, even if that means quitting a job months after earning his doctorate.
- Navy veteran waives preliminary hearing in fraud case Updated: Apr-30-16 12:02 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Navy veteran and Bronze Star recipient has waived a preliminary hearing in a case in which he is charged with stealing the identities of at least two subordinates to obtain fraudulent loans.
- City prepares for Blessing of the Fleet festival, ceremony Updated: Apr-30-16 10:09 am
BRUNSWICK, Georgia - Brunswick is abuzz with excitement as city crews spruce up the area in preparation for the arrival of the USNS Brunswick, a new U.S. Navy vessel named after the port city.
- Parris Island Marine Corps Band plays concert in Beaufort Updated: Apr-30-16 4:01 am
BEAUFORT, South Carolina - Members of the U.S. Marine Corps Band from Parris Island are tuning up for a free public concert.
- 4 Marines come together after 50 years for the perfect photo Updated: Apr-30-16 3:01 am
PALM COAST, Florida - They wanted the picture to be just right, to look as close as possible to the one they'd taken together 50 years ago, back when their memories hadn't yet been clouded by the images of war.