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- 16 hours, 51 minutes ago
- Guard & Reserve
Arkansas guardsmen receive training on using gunsArkansas guardsmen receive training on using gunsHundreds of Arkansas National Guard soldiers are being trained this week on when they should use firearms, which some will now carry at Guard installations across the state.
- Guard & Reserve
- 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
Air Force experiencing more drowning deaths this summerAir Force experiencing more drowning deaths this summerFive airmen have drowned since May, compared with two during the same time period in 2014
- 9 hours, 3 minutes ago
Japan: Militarized islands would expand China influenceJapan: Militarized islands would expand China influenceJapan's top naval officer says the entire South China Sea could fall under China's military sphere of influence if it uses the artificial islands it has built there for military purposes.
- 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
- Capitol Hill
Ending vets homelessness depends on affordable housingEnding vets homelessness depends on affordable housingOne of the biggest barriers in ending veterans homelessness is the most obvious: Finding someplace for them to live.
- Capitol Hill
- 7 hours, 32 minutes ago
- Guard & Reserve
California Guard uses drone to search for missing teacherCalifornia Guard uses drone to search for missing teacherThe California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used a drone for a search-and-rescue mission.
- Guard & Reserve
- 3 hours, 11 minutes ago
GAO: Getting women into combat jobs may take 2 yearsGAO: Getting women into combat jobs may take 2 yearsAfter restrictions on women in combat are lifted in January, military officials' estimate it will take up to two years before females will be "recruited, accessed, trained, tested and assigned" to some of the roughly 245,000 jobs that are now legally
- 9 hours, 19 minutes ago
Award Winners Help Others, Lead by ExampleAward Winners Help Others, Lead by ExampleThe 2015 Military Times Service Members of the Year reflect on their accomplishments and community efforts.
- 6 hours, 46 minutes ago
Dismantling military's transgender ban to begin MondayDismantling military's transgender ban to begin MondayMeantime, on Tuesday, Defense Secretary Ash Carter sent a memo to top military brass and civilians formally outlining his plan that would protect transgender troops from being discharged and directs officials to develop a plan within six months to in
- 12 hours, 11 minutes ago
Air Force Times Final Seconds Before Deadly South Carolina CrashAir Force Times Final Seconds Before Deadly South Carolina CrashAir Force Times Final Seconds Before Deadly South Carolina Crash between an F-16 Falcon and a Cessna 150 July 7, 2015.
- 7 hours, 43 minutes ago
Osan aircraft relocate for runway repairsOsan aircraft relocate for runway repairsAircraft assigned to Osan Air Base, will relocate to a nearby ROK Air Force base for six weeks during runway repairs.
- 13 hours ago
Here's how to stay safe when you go in the waterHere's how to stay safe when you go in the waterEvery Airman should know the risks involved in all activities and to think through the risk management process before they begin planned activities.
- 8 hours ago
McCain weighing cyber select committeeMcCain weighing cyber select committeeThe chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is considering setting up a select committee on cyber issues.
- 10 hours, 47 minutes ago
Russia vetoes UN Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunalRussia vetoes UN Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunalRussia has vetoed a Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago.
- 8 hours, 31 minutes ago
White House threatens veto on VA reform billWhite House threatens veto on VA reform billJust hours before a House vote on the bill, administration officials called the plan harmful and unfair to VA workers.
- 14 hours, 58 minutes ago
Pentagon unclassified email system downPentagon unclassified email system downOfficials are working to determine the cybersecurity risks that may have affected an unclassified email system at the Pentagon.
- 9 hours, 49 minutes ago
Afghan intel agency: Taliban leader died two years agoAfghan intel agency: Taliban leader died two years agoThe Taliban has not commented on the reports.
- 11 hours, 12 minutes ago
Turkish government not ready to restart peace talks with KurdsTurkish government not ready to restart peace talks with Kurds ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish jets hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq overnight and the government said strikes would continue until the rebels lay down their arms, despite calls Wednesday by the pro-Kurdish opposition for an immediate end to
- 12 hours, 17 minutes ago
88-year-old Tuskegee Airman passes away88-year-old Tuskegee Airman passes awayWilliam White is one of five known documented Tuskegee Airmen living in Hampton Roads. White will receive his official Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony at Smithfield High School.
- 4 days, 5 hours ago
Surfing troops toss hierarchy to wavesSurfing troops toss hierarchy to wavesAs dawn stretched its fingers over the Atlantic Ocean and onto the St. Augustine pier, seven veterans trekked over the sand toward the waiting waves.
- 13 hours, 30 minutes ago
Selva, McDew confirmed as vice chairman of JCS, head of TRANSCOMSelva, McDew confirmed as vice chairman of JCS, head of TRANSCOMThe Senate has confirmed Air Force Gen. Paul Selva as the next JCS vice chairman and AF Gen. Darren McDew to head TRANSCOM.
- 1 day, 11 hours ago
Eligibility rules tighten for military resort in EuropeEligibility rules tighten for military resort in EuropeTroops living outside Europe no longer will be able to stay at the Edelweiss resort in Germany in most cases
- 13 hours, 37 minutes ago
- Mideast & Africa
Turk Cabinet OKs Air Base Deal With USTurk Cabinet OKs Air Base Deal With USThe Turkish cabinet has signed a decree that allows the US and ally militaries use a critical air case in southern Turkey for air strikes against Islamic radicals in Syria.
- Mideast & Africa
- 13 hours, 38 minutes ago
Commentary: Veterans deserve an accountable VACommentary: Veterans deserve an accountable VAThe Veterans Accountability Act is about improving the health care we owe our veterans.
- 14 hours, 8 minutes ago
Soldier who fired at police in 2012 to be sentencedSoldier who fired at police in 2012 to be sentencedMore than three years after a Fort Bragg soldier fired at police and firefighters, the convicted Fayetteville man will soon be sentenced.
- 14 hours, 39 minutes ago
Anchorage hospital for service members named for Chris KyleAnchorage hospital for service members named for Chris KyleA new Anchorage hospital for veterans and active duty military in need of mental health care has been dedicated to the late Chris Kyle.
- 15 hours ago
Putin: Russia will oppose international tribunal for MH17Putin: Russia will oppose international tribunal for MH17MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has indicated that Moscow will veto a U.N.
- 15 hours, 55 minutes ago
The 2015 Military Times Service Members of the Year reflect on their accomplishments and community efforts.
A tip said an object or person was seen floating off the coast of Georgia.
Korean War veterans from the US, Canada and Colombia visit the border truce village of Panmunjom on their first return to the South, for the 62nd anniversary of the Korean armistice.
A recent Gallup poll asked Americans what they considered the greatest threats to the U.S. Do those numbers align with the government's perception?
The US Coast Guard is searching off Florida's east coast for two missing 14-year-olds who disappeared while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. Their boat was found, capsized. (July 27)
This adorable puppy is a wounded warrior service dog in training. He is named after a wounded soldier, Marine Cpl. Justin Bunce. See the heartwarming meeting between Bunces.
A new study shows high suicide rates in veterans are caused in part because the Department of Veteran Affairs is not properly treating the warning signs that accompany suicidal behavior.
The 2015 Navy Times Sailor of the Year: Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Sara Freeman
The 2015 Navy Times Coastguardsman of the Year: Aviation Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Lee Biladeau
The 2015 Air Force Times Airman of the Year: Senior Airman Joseph Moreland
The 2015 Marine Corps Times Marine of the Year: Staff Sgt. Zachary Rubart
Navy sailors gathered in Norfolk to hold a memorial service for their former shipmate Randall Smith, one of the five servicemen killed in a Chattanooga shooting. A father and a husband, he is remembered as honorable and brave.
Hundreds showed up waving American flags to honor the Marietta, Georgia Marine killed in the Chattanooga, Tennessee shootings. Marine Lance Corporal Squire "Skip" Wells, 21, was one of five service members killed when a gunman opened fire on July 16.
The 2015 Army Times Soldier of the Year: Staff Sgt. Joseph Fontenot
Thanks to a nonprofit organization, an unclaimed Vietnam veteran, who died in 2011 from cancer, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery with a full military service.
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