New Military Suicide Report May Revive Debate Over Gun Restrictions
A new DoD report shows that military personnel consistently use their own personal weapons when ending their lives.
To Support Military Families, Pentagon Must Fix Fractured, Outdated Programs: Report
The National Academies of Sciences found that the DoD isn't keeping up with the changing structure of the military family.
Army Doctor to Blast into Space on 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing
Col. Drew Morgan will spend nine months at the International Space Station.
Veterans Wanted to Work at Military Exchanges Downrange
AAFES officials say veterans make great employees in operational theaters.
Appeals Court Affirms Bergdahl Conviction, Finds No Unlawful Command Influence
The majority found that President Trump's remarks didn't constitute command influence, but the defense team plans to appeal.
New Law Increases VA Home Loan Limits, Funding Fees
Non-disabled active-duty veterans will pay more, but they will also have flexibility in how much home the VA will back.
Report: VA Abandoned More Than 200,000 Incomplete Vets' Health Care Applications
A VA employee, Scott Davis, said the VA Health Eligibility Center in Atlanta continues to struggle.
New Data Finds Child Abuse, Neglect Still Underreported in the Army
The Defense Health Board is reviewing DoD policies to prevent and detect child maltreatment in military families.
House Advances Effort to Overturn Pentagon Restrictions on Transgender Service
The legislation still needs to be reconciled with the Senate's version of the national defense bill.
Badassery on Display: Coasties Seize Nearly 20 Tons of Cocaine
Vice President Mike Pence was on hand to congratulate the crew and watch Munro disgorge a mother lode of drug contraband.
Bills Would Expand VA House Renovation Program for Disabled Veterans
Proposed legislation would give seriously injured or ill veterans housing flexibility.
Defense Department, VA Gear Up to Host Suicide Prevention Conference
The biennial suicide prevention conference will be held Aug. 26-29 in Nashville.
VA's Suicide Prevention Director Is Leaving Post
Keita Franklin, who once headed the Defense Department’s suicide prevention office, is departing the VA.
Most Popular Military News
Here's the New Marine Corps Weapon that Just Destroyed an Iranian Drone
The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian drone.
Lawmaker Orders Investigation into 'Pink Tax' on Women's Military Uniforms
A bill in Congress would order a GAO report on whether there really are gender disparities in uniform prices.
US Marine Corps Asks Duncan Hunter to Stop Using Marine Symbols for Campaign
The service apparently wrote Hunter a letter asking him to immediately stop using the USMC Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem.
Marines' New Top Officer Wants to Give New Moms a Full Year Off
The commandant's plan would drastically expand the service's maternity leave benefits.
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West Virginia Soldier Dies in Kuwait in Non-Combat Incident
The incident is under investigation.
What's Keeping Generals up at Night? Cyber Threats
America, the world's most computer-dependent nation, is especially vulnerable to cyber attack.
Norfolk Navy Airman Sentenced in Murder for Hire Plot
Navy Airman Uriel Gerardo-Olivas will also receive a dishonorable discharge.
Leonardo Helicopter Clears Final FAA Approval
If selected by the Navy this fall, the company would produce up to 130 helicopters at its Philadelphia production facility.
Air Force News
Former Air Force Pilot Lands Plane in All 50 States
Ronald Davis' recent flight in Hawaii represented the culmination of a 63-year journey to land a plane in all 50 states.
Eglin AFB F-35s Hit Their Highest Mission-Capable Rate
The 33rd Fighter Wing posted a 77.1% mission-capable rate for the 33 F-35s on its flight line.
Marine Corps News
Married Marine Colonels to Take on Separate Commands on the Same Day
During two separate Marine Corps change-of-command ceremonies Friday in North Carolina, Col. Ebitz will take the reins.
USS Kearsarge, USS Arlington Return Home After Deployment
The USS Kearsarge and USS Arlington returned to Norfolk Thursday following a seven-month deployment.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Cutter Provides World War II Aviator with Final Sendoff
His memorial service took place on board the Coast Guard cutter Oliver Berry.
Barry Drenches Gulf Coast, but Initially Spares New Orleans
Coast Guard helicopters rescued a dozen people and two pets from flooded areas of Terrebonne Parish, south of New Orleans.