House Plan to Avoid Government Shutdown Includes Money for 2 Nuclear Submarines

House Democrats released a proposal Monday that would fund the federal government through Dec. 11, a…

US Marines wants to move fast on a light amphibious warship. But what is it?

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Marine Corps is moving as fast as it can to field a…

2 Army Recruits Save Fellow Trainee’s Life at Basic Training

After only a week of basic combat training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, two privates stepped up…

PLA frontier defense troops equipped with new patrol outfits

Type-19 desert camouflage combat overcoat for border patrol BEIJING, Sept. 21 — An investigation conducted recently…

Russian “Kavkaz-2020” strategic exercise kicks off

Deputy Commander of the Chinese PLA Western Theater Command Lt. Gen. Liu Xiaowu, also the Chinese…

Pentagon acquisition boss talks industry, mergers and coronavirus

The Pentagon’s undersecretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, Ellen Lord, keynotes at the Defense News…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Be Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

According to her wishes, the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be buried at Arlington National…

The Arctic is a strategic hot spot, but Western allies lack good intel

WASHINGTON — The United States and its allies have been chilling out this summer, but experts…

The Arctic is a strategic hot spot, but Western allies lack good intel

WASHINGTON — The United States and its allies have been chilling out this summer, but experts…

Germany tries to forge a deal on who can play ball in Europe

COLOGNE, Germany — Time is ticking for Germany to find a compromise on letting American, British…

Assange Lawyer Says Trump Offered Deal to Avoid Extradition

LONDON — A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her…

After a grueling deployment, the carrier Eisenhower gets set for a dubious ‘double pump’

WASHINGTON — After shattering the U.S. Navy’s modern record for consecutive time at sea, the carrier…

Is the US Navy winning the war on maintenance delays?

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy, beset by maintenance delays, is making progress on getting its ships…

Robert W. Gore, the Inventor of Gore-Tex Fabric, Dead at 83

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known…

‘We Are the Worst Nursing Home in Hawaii’ Ombudsman for Veterans Home Speaks Out

The death toll at the Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home in Hilo has risen to 18…

Bergdahl Lawyers Say Judge’s Job Application Posed Conflict

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A new motion filed in the case of former U.S. Army Sgt.…

AP Source: Envelope Addressed to White House Contained Ricin

WASHINGTON — Federal officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison…

Iran Vows ‘Hit’ on All Involved in US Killing of Top General

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard threatened Saturday to go after…

Special Operations Soldier is Killed in Vehicle Accident at Key West Navy Base

A 17-year Army veteran and father of two was killed when he was hit by a…

Navy Doctors Are Bringing Back This Medical Screening to Prevent Sailors’ Sudden Deaths

On April 1, 2019, Gillian Bush couldn’t shake the anxiety she’d felt over the previous 24…

China’s female peacekeepers promote gender equality, women’s rights: official

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) — China’s female peacekeepers play a crucial and unique role in promoting…

Xi stresses integrating top-level design, public advice in planning

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee…

Biden Would Push for Less US Reliance on Nukes for Defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden leaves little doubt that if elected he would try to…

Camp Pendleton Marines, Sailors to Deploy to Creek Fire Near Fresno

The Marines trained Lance Cpl. Marissa Urias how to drive heavy machinery in battle. But on…

Lawmakers Tour Fort Hood, Leave ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Conditions at the Texas Base

AUSTIN, Texas — Eight Democratic members of Congress said Friday that they have many lingering concerns…

US Embassy in Kabul Warns of Extremist Attacks Against Women

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan warned that extremists groups are planning attacks…

After 76 Years, a D-Day Hero’s Long-Lost Purple Heart Returns to His Family

PORTLAND, Maine — There are plenty of battlefield relics inside the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post…

6 Big Takeaways from the Full Navy Investigation into a Carrier’s COVID Outbreak

The Navy this week released its full 1,897-page command investigation into the communication, decisions and actions…

Memorial hall commemorating Korean War reopens in China

SHENYANG, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) — A memorial hall commemorating the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dies at 87

WASHINGTON  — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women’s rights champion who…

School Counselor at Kentucky Army Post Dies of COVID-19

FORT KNOX, Ky.  — A school counselor at a central Kentucky Army post that started in-person…

Bradley Fighting Vehicles Sent to Protect US Troops in Syria

U.S. Central Command has directed the deployment of Bradley Fighting Vehicles, advanced Sentinel radar systems and…

Russian Military Says US Flights near Crimea Fuel Tensions

MOSCOW  — The Russian military on Friday accused the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions…

No More Drill Sergeant ‘Shark Attack’: Army Moves Toward Kinder Basic Training Start

The U.S. Army has replaced the chaotic reception recruits entering basic training have long received from…

China, Thailand hold mil-to-mil video conference on poverty alleviation

BEIJING, Sept. 18 — The China-Thailand Military-to-Military Video Conference on Poverty Alleviation was held on September 17.…

NATO stands up Joint Force Command Norfolk to boost readiness in the Atlantic

After reaching initial operational capability, Joint Force Command Norfolk was stood up on Thursday — becoming…