CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. military airlifted tons of humanitarian aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border Saturday as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolas Maduro and back his rival for the leadership of the South American nation.
CUCUTA, Colombia—A shipment of humanitarian aid from the United States landed in this Colombian border city Saturday as part of efforts in response to the crisis in neighboring Venezuela.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power, according to a State Department email se…
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Leaked State Department email: US military aircraft to start delivering 250 tons of humanitarian aid to Venezuela border.
BAGHDAD (AP) — The top Pentagon official assured Iraqi leaders Tuesday that the U.S. will stick to its limited military role in Iraq, a message aimed at recent talk by some Iraqi politicians of forcing a U.S. troop withdrawal.
There are three main scenarios for Venezuela following the decision by the United States and dozens of major world democracies to recognize Juan Guaidó as legitimate president, and to demand free elections to end that country’s humanitarian crisis.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- VLP Therapeutics today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared an investigational new drug (IND) application for a clinical trial of the Company's VLPM01 malaria vaccine. The Phase I/IIa clinical trial will begin …
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — US military says airstrike kills 24 al-Shabab extremists in central Somalia.
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 22, 2019--The United States Department of Defense today officially introduced American Forces Travel ( www.americanforcestravel.com ), a new leisure travel site it created with Priceline. American Forces Travel was developed for current and retired members of…
WATERTOWN, S.D. (AP) — Few can withstand the rigors of the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — US military says airstrike in Somalia kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in response to attack on Somali forces.
AUSTIN — Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris officially took command of the Texas Military Department on Jan. 1 and will publicly take command from Maj. Gen. John F. Nichols during a change-of-command ceremony at Camp Mabry in Austin on Saturday.
While a surprise order from President Donald Trump has top brass from the Pentagon scrambling to come up with a plan to pull 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria, a large Fort Hood unit deployed to help destroy the Islamic State group and winding down its nine-month deployment is still in the fight.
COPPERAS COVE — Almost 200 people came out Saturday to participate and support the fourth annual Pink Warrior 5K dash at the Copperas Cove City Park.
KILLEEN — Almost 10 years ago, when Jennifer Alvarez was a 15-year-old Junior ROTC cadet at Calvin Nelms High School in Houston, her senior instructor, Lt. Col. Steve Rakel, told her that to give anything less than your best is to sacrifice your gift.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Congressmen Roger Williams, R-Austin, and John Carter, R-Round Rock, who both represent Fort Hood — one of the largest military installations in the world — returned Sunday night from a week-long Congressional Delegation (CODEL) consisting of meetings with American servicem…
HARKER HEIGHTS — At least 27 Vietnam-era veterans and three widows of Vietnam-era veterans were honored by the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29 during their meeting in Harker Heights on Saturday.
WASHINGTON — Descendants of soldiers and other veterans of World War I will soon be able to visit a national memorial in the nation’s capital that commemorates the sacrifices of their great-grandfathers who fought in “the Great War.”
Thirteen teams of cadets from 10 Texas universities converged on Fort Hood to compete in the ROTC Ranger Challenge competition held here Oct. 27-29.
WASHINGTON — More than 47 years after his heroic actions in the nation of Laos, during the Vietnam War, Capt. Gary Michael Rose was recognized with the Medal of Honor.
KILLEEN — A proud Texan, who didn’t have an ounce of malice in his body. A focused enlisted surface warfare specialist, who worked hard and earned himself a promotion ahead of schedule. Petty Officer 2nd Class John Hoagland III was remembered by the people who knew him best at his funeral se…
HOUSTON — Weather forecasters report that the remnants of Hurricane Harvey are causing “catastrophic flooding” in Southeastern Texas, as 3,000 Texas State Guard and Texas National Guardsmen have now been called up to help their fellow citizens, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said during a news confe…
CAMP CASEY, Korea — The rain and heat of the late August weather did not deter soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team from performing railhead operations and improving their mission readiness.
CAMP HUMPHREYS, Korea — Many soldiers lined up, waiting for their chance to shake hands and get their picture taken with world-famous celebrity chef Robert Irvine at the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team Pittman “Tomahawk” dining facility on Camp Humphreys on Thursday.
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait — The 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division deployed more than 3,000 soldiers around the world about two months ago. So what exactly are they doing now?
Capt. Thomas Bugg Stauffer, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is one of 28 company-grade officers who received the MacArthur Leadership award. The award, which is annually given for calendar-year achievements, is recognition for the embodiment of the ideals that Gen. Dou…
AUSTIN ⎯— In support of Texas veterans and their families, the Texas Transition Alliance met with key stakeholders April 11 at Fort Hood.
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait — The Greywolf Brigade spent the last two weeks embracing international interoperability during their nine-month deployment to Kuwait.
TEMPLE — Operation Stand Down-Central Texas will present a special Father’s Day fundraising show at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple on June 17 and 18, featuring the “ALL HANDS ON DECK!” Show direct from Branson, Mo.
The Department of Defense released its annual report on sexual harassment and violence at the United States Military Service Academies for academic program year 2015–2016 on March 15.
The climate of the military is ever-changing and, with it, the need for manpower fluctuates.
Members of the “Greywolf” Brigade’s 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment are taking the fight to the Islamic State to help their Iraqi allies reclaim the city of Mosul, Iraq.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Senators John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Bob Casey, D-Penn., on Thursday introduced the Servicemember Retirement Improvement Act, a bipartisan legislation which will allow members of the National Guard and military reserves to take full advantage of federal retirement benefits.
KILLEEN — Being flexible enough to touch your toes isn’t the point of yoga, and Lisa Kelly wants everyone to know it’s OK if you can’t.
ARLINGTON, Texas — How tough, how skilled and athletic are our U.S. troops?
COPPERAS COVE — The message is simple: Staying in school is the easiest path to attaining goals in life.