Military suicides surged this year to a record high among active duty troops, continuing a deadly trend that Pentagon officials say is frustrating and they are struggling to counter.
Music on the battlefield: From fifes and drums to banjos and bugles, the role of music in the American military spans from the Revolutionary War to today
On a hot summer’s day, William Pat Arinder sat outside a log cabin built in 1838, frailing “Oh! Susanna” on an 1850s banjo. He wore a buttoned-up wool Confederate jacket, faded grey with red detailing at the collar and sleeves, designed for a lanky artillery soldier, with tall leather riding boots and a brown hat embellished with a gold ‘C’ on the side.
Reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13 percent last year, but an anonymous survey of service members released Thursday suggests the problem is vastly larger.
President Donald Trump renewed his threat Wednesday to send more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border following an incident in which Mexican soldiers confronted U.S. personnel.
A Trump administration regulation set to go into effect Friday bars transgender people from the military unless they “correct those deficiencies,” a description the American Medical Association said Thursday is unfair and defies science.
Chinese bombers. Chinese hypersonic missiles. Chinese cyberattacks. Chinese anti-satellite weapons.
The Trump administration can go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender men and women while court challenges continue, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.
Nearly 77 years after repeated torpedo strikes tore into the USS Oklahoma, killing hundreds of sailors and Marines, Carrie Brown leaned over the remains of a serviceman laid out on a table in her lab and was surprised the bones still smelled of burning oil from that horrific day at Pearl Harbor.
President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veteran’s Day military parade in November, citing the “ridiculously high” price tag.
Multiple failures led up to the deadly Niger attack last October, but top military leaders said Thursday that none directly caused the overwhelming enemy ambush that killed four American service members and sent others fighting and running for their lives.