Trump Signs Defense Spending Bill with Largest Troop Pay Raise in 10 Years
President Trump signed a $670B defense spending measure that includes the largest boost to service members' pay in 10 years.
Family of Fallen Navy Linguist Keeps Up Rule Change Fight as She Receives Honors
Family and friends have delivered thousands of messages to Capitol Hill to overturn a DoD rule that led to Kent's deployment.
Navy Linguist Killed in Syria Posthumously Promoted
Shannon Kent, the Navy linguist killed in Syria during a suicide bomb blast in January 2019, was posthumously promoted.
Lawmakers Demand Answers in Wake of Navy Linguist's Death in Syria
Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon Kent was killed last month by a suicide bomber at a restaurant in the Syrian city of Manbij.
Family of Fallen Navy Linguist Fights Regulation That Forced Her Deployment
A Navy rule and a previous bout of cancer derailed Shannon Mary Kent's plans and led to her fifth combat deployment instead.
Legislation to Pay Coast Guard Stalls Again on Capitol Hill
An attempt to bring the Coast Guard legislation to a vote on the Senate floor was blocked after an extended back and forth.
Court-Martial of USS Fitzgerald Commander No Longer Valid, Judge Says
A military judge has disqualified Navy Adm. Frank Caldwell from serving as the convening authority in Benson's case.
Lt. Gen. Michael Garrett Nominated to Lead FORSCOM
Garrett was recently listed as one of the next military officials in line for promotion to become a four-star Army general.
Military Could Face New Demands if Government Shuts Down
With the military funded into late 2019, the Defense Department might have to fill in the gaps for agencies that aren't.
Website Promoting Nude Photos of Female Service Members Is Disabled
The site appeared to be disabled with a posted message asking viewers to be patient as lawyers review the website.
Senator Demands Probe of Website that Promotes Nude Photos of Female Service Members
Sen. Claire McCaskill is calling for a probe into a website that claims to share nude photos and videos of female troops.
Trump Salary Donated to Veterans Business Program
President Trump has donated a portion of his annual salary to establish a new entrepreneurship program for military veterans.
Defense Spending Bill Approved by House
The House on Wednesday approved a defense spending measure to direct more than $670 billion towards a wave of DoD increases.
Arizona Senators Fight Battle Against Pentagon Funding 'Beerbots'
Robots might be taking over the world, but not on the Pentagon's dime if the two senators from Arizona have their way.
Senate Approves Defense Spending Bill, Which Includes Troop Pay Boost
The Senate on Thursday approved a massive spending bill that would direct more than $670B towards a wave of DoD increase.
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Navy's Top Admiral Has No Apologies Over Carrier Lincoln's Extra-Long Deployment
The carrier deployed in April 2019. Last week, the ship arrived in Hawaii before making its final trek to San Diego.
This Lawmaker Is the Only Veteran on the Team Arguing for Trump’s Impeachment
Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colorado, served with the 82nd Airborne Division and 75th Ranger Regiment.
DoD to Announce New Base Security Measures Worldwide in Wake of Pensacola Shooting
Esper will provide Naval Air Station Pensacola leadership with a preview of new security measures being developed.
Army IDs Green Beret Killed During Free Fall Training Exercise
Master Sgt. Nathan Goodman, 36, died "during a routine military free fall" near Eloy, Arizona, according to a release.
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Army Cancels $45 Billion Bradley Replacement Competition After Only One Bid Qualified
Two past efforts to replace the Bradley in 2009 and 2014 were canceled for cost-associated reasons.
US Veteran Among Alleged White Supremacists Arrested Before Gun Rally
The three men were believed to be planning to attend the pro-gun rally planned for Monday in Richmond.
Families of 82nd Airborne Soldiers Warned About Social Media Use After Threats
Family of soldiers deployed with the 82nd Airborne are being warned of "menacing" messages they might get on social media.
Ex-Guantanamo Commander Convicted of Lying about Man's Death
A jury convicted Capt. Nettleton of obstruction of justice, concealing material facts, and making false statements.
Appeals Court Overturns Former Naval Academy Midshipman's Sexual Assault Conviction
Court documents called the 2016 incident "an alcohol-fueled sexual encounter."
Navy Review Backs Planned Expansion of Nevada Bombing Range
The expanded range would cover an area half the size of Delaware.
Air Force News
After Military Social Media Flubs, 4-Star Promises Improvements
One of the Pentagon's top officers says the military still has a long way to go to reach Americans online effectively.
Facing Accusations of Sexual Assault, General Says He Wants to Help Victims
The Joint Staff is getting a special assistant to support troops facing issues including sexual assault and domestic abuse.
Marine Corps News
Marines to Get New Lightweight Polymer Ammo for 'Ma Deuce' Machine Gun
The Marine Corps has inked a $10M contract with MAC LLC for new lightweight polymer machine-gun ammunition.
After Fatal Aircraft Collision, Marines Will Get Better Emergency Signal Devices
In 2020, every Marine squadron will receive new signaling devices that automatically activate when they touch water.
US Military Should Pivot Away from Fixed Bases and Focus on China Threat: Lawmaker
If Iran can easily target U.S. installations in the Middle East with ballistic missiles, imagine what China could do.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Wrapping Up Study on Why Minority Members Leave the Service
The Coast Guard will wrap up a study examining why minority service members are leaving its ranks.
Coast Guard Helps Rescue Fishermen After Capsized Boat Found off Oregon Coast
Three fishermen were rescued Tuesday night after the U.S. Coast Guard found their boat capsized near Coos Bay, Oregon.
Deadly Boat Fire: 4 Families of Victims File Suit Against Conception Owners
Documents filed in federal court allege the vessel, which was owned by Truth Aquatics, was "unseaworthy."