CAMP MOREHEAD, Afghanistan (AP) — Signaling that the U.S. military expects its mission to continue, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the launch of the Afghan Army's new special operations corps, declaring that "we are with you and we will stay with you."
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Friday delayed a sentencing hearing for a man who plotted to kill military members in the U.S., with the judge saying he needed more information, including the man's current state of mind.
BEIJING (AP) — Top US military leader: Military solution 'horrific,' but North Korea gaining US nuke strike capability 'unimaginable'
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An Afghan man who has been detained for five months since he tried to enter the United States on a special visa for people who helped the U.S. military should be released or at least be given a hearing to determine whether his detention is justified, his lawyers have argu…
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.
BEIJING (AP) — The top U.S. military officer told his Chinese counterpart Tuesday that the U.S. and China have "many difficult issues" to work through, during a visit that comes amid tensions over North Korea's missile program, Taiwan and China's claims in the South China Sea.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean leader: Nuclear crisis must "absolutely be solved peacefully;" US military action requires Seoul's consent.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Monday that the United States wants to peacefully resolve a deepening standoff with North Korea but is also ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation.
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin American (all times local):
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two American soldiers have been killed while conducting combat operations in Iraq, the U.S. military said Sunday, adding that "initial reports indicate the incident was not due to enemy contact."
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The tiny U.S. territory of Guam feels a strong sense of patriotism and confidence in the American military, which has an enormous presence on the Pacific island. But residents are increasingly worried over Washington's escalating war of words with North Korea.
HONOLULU (AP) — The small U.S. territory of Guam has become a focal point after North Korea's army threatened to use ballistic missiles to create an "enveloping fire" around the island. The exclamation came after President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of "fire and fury like the world has ne…
SYDNEY (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a U.S. Marine Osprey aircraft off Australia's coast (all times local):
SYDNEY (AP) — The submerged wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft was found on Monday, two days after it crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia and left three U.S. Marines dead, Australia's defense minister said.
SYDNEY (AP) — US military calls off search for 3 Marines whose aircraft crashed off Australia, shifts to recovery effort.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber disguised as a woman rammed his motorcycle into an international convoy, killing a NATO soldier and two Afghan civilians in an attack north of the Afghan capital, the U.S. military said Friday. It was the second deadly assault this week on a…
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday left two American service members dead, a Pentagon spokesman said, despite repeated refusals by the U.S. military in Afghanistan to say whether there were any deaths in the assault claime…
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's announcement of two U.S. service members killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan is highlighting a disagreement over how the military should handle information about American casualties.
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military said Monday it carried out a drone strike in Somalia that killed a member of the al-Shabab extremist group, while Somalia's government said it believes the strike killed a high-level al-Shabab commander responsible for several deadly bombings in th…
VIENNA (AP) — Austrian defense officials say a U.S. military Blackhawk helicopter with seven people on board had to make an emergency landing west of Vienna after it flew too low during a storm and scraped against tree branches.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared a ban Wednesday on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the Pentagon flat-footed and unable to explain what it called Trump's "guidance." His proclamation, on Twitter rather than any formal announcement,…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Transgender people will not be allowed to serve 'in any capacity' in the US military.
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.
HARKER HEIGHTS — The motto for the Fort Hood Warrant Officers Association Silver Chapter is “Networking for a Better Us.”
WASHINGTON — Upholding the Constitution of the United States can require sacrifices that may be understood only by those who have sworn an oath to defend it, said the Army’s top uniformed leader during a ceremony Dec. 18 on Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan.
SOUTHWEST ASIA — The 69th Air Defense Artillery “Top Notch” Brigade hosted its second Patriot Open House as part of a continued effort to raise awareness of air defense operations Dec. 2 in the U.S. Army Central’s area of responsibility.
The two largest U.S. defense contractors said Dec. 21 they would seek to control their costs after President-elect Donald Trump summoned them and a bevy of top Pentagon officials to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida to discuss military spending.
There is one thing Judenia Wilson hates about her job at the Harker Heights Medical Home: sticking babies. It breaks her heart, but it also is part of her job.
TEMPLE — Children of active-duty soldiers from a Fort Hood school brought holiday greetings and thanks Wednesday to veterans of an earlier era.
Duke’s, maker of freshly-crafted, made-from-scratch smoked meats and BIGS, maker of premium seed snacks, visited Fort Hood on Nov. 17 as part of its military appreciation tour to express thanks for U.S. service men and women during the Thanksgiving holiday.
PHARR — Eddie Bell, a retired Army first sergeant from Copperas Cove, tends to be on the go most of the time.
KILLEEN — More than 800 volunteers descended upon the Killeen Special Events Center on Saturday to prepare about 7,000 holiday wreaths for the annual Wreaths for Vets event.
COPPERAS COVE — Camaraderie and fellowship were words of the day on Friday as more than 150 members of local veterans organizations gathered at the Copperas Cove Civic Center for the third annual Area Veterans Advisory Committee (AVAC) veterans dinner and dance social.
Fort Hood hosted the Special Olympics Heart of Texas Area 12 bowling tournament Saturday at the Phantom Warrior Lanes bowling alley, located by the Clear Creek gate.
KILLEEN — The Central Texas chapter of the Military Officers Association of America voted in their new officers Friday during their November meeting at the Shilo Inn Suites Hotel.