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.
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Court-Martial of USS Fitzgerald Commander No Longer Valid, Judge Says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.
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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Navy Submarine That Went Missing with 80 Sailors Aboard Found 75 Years Later
A team of ocean explorers confirmed that the USS Grayback was discovered about 50 nautical miles south of Okinawa in June.
Here's Your 2020 Military Retiree, VA and Social Security Pay Bump
The 2020 military retiree, VA disability and social security pay increase is smaller than the one received in 2019.
Here’s Where President Donald Trump Will Spend Veterans Day
He won’t be attending the traditional wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington Cemetery.
How Will Veterans Get On Base for Their New Commissary Access? No One Can Say
How will veterans and caregivers get access to base to shop? No one can say.
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He had previously completed deployments to Africa and Afghanistan.
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A New York lawmaker wants Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy to explain the service's decision to allow recruiters to use TikTok.
US Soldier Dies, Two Others Injured when Armored Vehicle Overturns During Training in South Korea
Spc. Nicholas C. Panipinto, 20, of Bradenton, Fla., died Wednesday from injuries sustained in the rollover at Camp Humphreys.
President Trump Honors Army POW Who Defied Nazi Demand to ID Jewish Troops
President Donald Trump honored the WWII heroism of Army Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds.
Carrier Truman Fixed, Readying to Deploy as Lincoln Awaits Relief in Middle East
Fixes to an electrical issue on the carrier Truman are now complete, according to a statement from Fleet Forces Command.
Navy Vets Could Face Off for Virginia Congressional Seat
If Ben Loyola wins the Republican nomination, he'll likely be running against U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria.
Future Navy Carrier JFK Treats First Patient at Medical
More than 100 sailors have officially checked into the command with more expected.
Air Force News
Plans for Pentagon's Future Flying Bomb Truck Begin to Take Shape
DoD officials may select a bomber already in the Air Force's inventory to become its munitions-packed "arsenal plane."
Disappearing Phantom: Iconic Jet Nears End of Service
Only a few dozen Phantoms remain in active service around the world out of 5,195 built during a 20-year production run.
Veterans Struggle to Find the Right Fit in a Tight Job Market
Veterans say it isn't easy to find the right fit in this job market.
Marine Corps News
Expert Says Marine Veteran Sought Help from VA Days Before Killing 2 Cops
A clinical neuropsychologist testified the Marine Corps veteran went to the VA several times starting in May 2017.
New Marine Corps PFT Rules Start Soon. Here's Who Will Face Them First
Marines will soon get the option to swap crunches on their physical fitness test with a plank.
After Marine Died on Their Wedding Day, Spouse Pleads for a Proper Goodbye
Marine Master Sgt. Jeffrey Briar died Sept. 22, 2019, shortly after he and Jennifer Crowley were married.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Frees an Unsightly Fisher Island Guest -- a Grounded 200-Foot Cargo Vessel
A Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel ran aground just north of Fisher Island.
Woman Accused of Scamming Veteran Continues to Call Him, Loses Jail House Phone Access, Prosecutors Say
A day after her arrest in the violation of the no contact order, Jessica Henry called the Coast Guard veteran from jail.
Coast Guard Suspends Search for Airman who Fell from Plane over Gulf of Mexico
The Air Force has now taken control of the search as it transitions to a recovery effort.