Family of Fallen Navy Linguist Keeps Up Rule Change Fight as She Receives Honors
Family and friends have delivered thousands of messages to Capitol Hill to overturn a DoD rule that led to Kent's deployment.
Navy Linguist Killed in Syria Posthumously Promoted
Shannon Kent, the Navy linguist killed in Syria during a suicide bomb blast in January 2019, was posthumously promoted.
Lawmakers Demand Answers in Wake of Navy Linguist's Death in Syria
Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent was killed last month by a suicide bomber at a restaurant in the Syrian city of Manbij.
Family of Fallen Navy Linguist Fights Regulation That Forced Her Deployment
A Navy rule and a previous bout of cancer derailed Shannon Mary Kent's plans and led to her fifth combat deployment instead.
Legislation to Pay Coast Guard Stalls Again on Capitol Hill
An attempt to bring the Coast Guard legislation to a vote on the Senate floor was blocked after an extended back and forth.
Court-Martial of USS Fitzgerald Commander No Longer Valid, Judge Says
A military judge has disqualified Navy Adm. Frank Caldwell from serving as the convening authority in Benson's case.
Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett Nominated to Lead FORSCOM
Garrett was recently listed as one of the next military officials in line for promotion to become a four-star Army general.
Military Could Face New Demands if Government Shuts Down
With the military funded into late 2019, the Defense Department might have to fill in the gaps for agencies that aren't.
Website Promoting Nude Photos of Female Service Members Is Disabled
The site appeared to be disabled with a posted message asking viewers to be patient as lawyers review the website.
Senator Demands Probe of Website that Promotes Nude Photos of Female Service Members
Sen. Claire McCaskill is calling for a probe into a website that claims to share nude photos and videos of female troops.
Trump Salary Donated to Veterans Business Program
President Trump has donated a portion of his annual salary to establish a new entrepreneurship program for military veterans.
Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill with Largest Troop Pay Raise in 10 Years
President Trump signed a $670B defense spending measure that includes the largest boost to service members' pay in 10 years.
Defense Spending Bill Approved by House
The House on Wednesday approved a defense spending measure to direct more than $670 billion towards a wave of DoD increases.
Arizona Senators Fight Battle Against Pentagon Funding 'Beerbots'
Robots might be taking over the world, but not on the Pentagon's dime if the two senators from Arizona have their way.
Senate Approves Defense Spending Bill, Which Includes Troop Pay Boost
The Senate on Thursday approved a massive spending bill that would direct more than $670B towards a wave of DoD increase.
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According to the claim, medical staff at the Louis A. Johnson VA Hospital did not tell McDermott's family how he died.
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Defense Department Officials: All CBD Products Forbidden to Troops
Despite the growing number of edibles, oils and tinctures containing cannabidiol, this substance remains off limits.
Trump Signs Bill Protecting Disability Payments for Veterans Who Declare Bankruptcy
The HAVEN Act ensures that debt collectors can't go after veterans' disability compensation.
FBI Takes Down Nigerians Pretending to Be US Troops in $46M Romance Scam Case
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Air Force News
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Marine Corps News
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The former Marine told authorities he was joking and is cooperating fully with the law enforcement investigation.
Marine Veteran Seth Moulton to End Presidential Campaign
Moulton is a veteran Marine Corps infantry officer who completed multiple deployments to Iraq.
Prison Inmates Build Toys for Marine Corps Reserve's Toys for Tots Program
The Toys for Tots initiative occupies a spacious workshop in the programs building on the prison's fenced grounds.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Academy Medical Staff Bring Bacterial Outbreak Under Control
A system was devised to deliver meals and administer medication to the sickest swabs in a separate wing in the barracks.
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Firefighters Who Went Missing While Boating
The search for two firefighters who went missing while fishing off the coast of Cape Canaveral was suspended.
Trial Date Set for Coast Guard Officer Who Allegedly Maintained 'Hit List'
Lt. Christopher Paul Hasson faces weapons and drug charges.