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Defense Secretary Mattis intervened to increase munition buy in FY18 budget request

The fight against ISIS needs more weapons, according to the Pentagon.

Trump budget proposal kills Obama's counterterrorism partnerships fund

President Trump’s budget also proposes an end to President Obama’s signature counterterrorism traini…

Wal-Mart expands military leave-of-absence policy

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Tuesday that it's expanding its military leave-of-absence policy by o…

Stayin’ alive: No retirement in sight for the A-10 and U-2

The U-2 and A-10's retirement are prolonged indefinitely.

Reaction to Trump's budget plan: Criticism from Dems, caution from GOPers

The $1.1 trillion proposal faces a long legislative branch battle before it can become law.

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Defense Secretary Mattis intervened to increase munition buy in FY18 budget request

The fight against ISIS needs more weapons, according to the Pentagon.

Trump budget proposal kills Obama's counterterrorism partnerships fund

President Trump’s budget also proposes an end to President Obama’s signature counterterrorism traini…

Wal-Mart expands military leave-of-absence policy

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Tuesday that it's expanding its military leave-of-absence policy by o…

Stayin’ alive: No retirement in sight for the A-10 and U-2

The U-2 and A-10's retirement are prolonged indefinitely.

Reaction to Trump's budget plan: Criticism from Dems, caution from GOPers

The $1.1 trillion proposal faces a long legislative branch battle before it can become law.

U.S. forces injured in Yemen raid

Several U.S. troops were injured Tuesday after coming under fire during a raid against an al-Qaida t…

United Airlines will reimburse soldier for $200 fine

After almost 2 years in Afghanistan, a Texas soldier had to pay a fine for his overweight bag-- Unit…

Air Force budget calls for 325,100 airmen in FY18

President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget proposal, released Tuesday, calls for growing the active-duty A…

Air Force ups R&D in FY18 budget request, but no big surprises

President Donald Trump’s military buildup hasn’t hit the Air Force yet, with the fiscal year 2018 bu…

Trump's budget calls for new base closing round in 2021

The controversial BRAC idea is likely to face opposition from many in Congress.

Court overturns rape conviction, citing unlawful influence from former top Air Force leaders

An airman's 2014 conviction of rape and assault and battery was overturned Monday after an appeals c…

Today in History: May 23

1939: The U.S. Navy submarine Squalus sinks off the coast of Maine, drowning 26 of its crew.

Trump's 2018 military pay raise is smaller than expected

See the proposed pay chart: Every rate for every rank.

NY-based Air Guard unit flying annual missions to Greenland

The upstate New York-based Air National Guard unit that flies annual missions to the South Pole is i…

Article 32 hearing set for former AFSOUTH command chief

Chief Master Sgt. Jose Barraza faces 17 charges, including dereliction of duty and obstruction of ju…

Pentagon unveils official portrait for former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel

Chuck Hagel's portrait has one key difference than other defense secretaries before him.

As Trump weighs more troops in Afghanistan, some in Congress seek to freeze his funding

The bipartisan effort seeks to force a debate on America's objectives in its longest war.

Military IDs sailor, airman killed in Okinawa motorcycle crash

The service members died on Thursday.

Today in history: May 22

1959: Benjamin O. Davis Jr. became the first black major general in the U.S. Air Force.

World War II veteran receives Bronze Star 73 years later

A World War II veteran has received the Bronze Star he was awarded 73 years ago for his service in a…

US refuses to add sailors' names to Vietnam Memorial

The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1…

Gen. Lori Robinson urges University of New Hampshire grads to strengthen their communities

The first woman to lead a top-tier U.S. warfighting command is sending off University of New Hampshi…

Total annihilation: Mattis maps out the path ahead against ISIS

The U.S. defense secretary and his top general say Russia must play a bigger role in ensuring succes…

Prosecutors: Times Square driver, a Navy vet, said police should have shot him

A man charged with slamming his speeding car into pedestrians on the sidewalks of Times Square, kill…

As Iraqi air force grows more confident, U.S. advisers provide guidance

As Iraq presses the fight against the Islamic State, its air force continues to grow in size and abi…

Military veterans take to Twitter to fight discrimination with #VetsFightHate

A group of veterans are fighting anti-immigration messages one tweet at a time.

Senate's first female war vet looks for bipartisan victories

Iowa's Joni Ernst sees military and veterans issues as a common cause for a fractured Congress to ra…

Attackers beat former Army Ranger and steal his service dog

The Army veteran was attacked by two men in the Bronx.

Chinese fighters buzz Air Force plane over East China Sea

Chinese fighters intercepted an Air Force aircraft over the East China Sea Wednesday in an "unprofes…

Today in history: May 19

1863: Union forces complete their investment of Vicksburg, Mississippi.

This week in Congress: Budget blitz before Memorial Day

Defense and veterans hearings on Capitol Hill for the week of May 22

Two service members killed in motorcycle crash on Okinawa

The airman and sailor died Thursday on Okinawa.

Air Force bombers heading to England in June for training mission

The bombers are conducting routine exercises for a few weeks.

Navy veteran in custody after Times Square crash

Police say a 26-year-old U.S. Navy veteran with two prior arrests for driving while intoxicated has…

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