Saudis Blame Iran for Drone Attack amid Calls for US Strikes
Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed Tehran for a drone attack by Yemen's rebels that knocked out a key oil pipeline.
US Ends Search for Japanese F-35 that Crashed in April
The pilot is still missing, and Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Japan will continue its search.
Japan to Spend More on Defense, Refit First Aircraft Carrier
Japan plans its first aircraft carrier and big increases in defense spending and weapons capability in the coming years.
5 Missing, 2 Found After F/A-18 Fighter, Refueling Tanker Crash Off Japan
A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after colliding.
Japan Resumes Work at Disputed US Base Relocation Site
The initial stage of landfill work at Henoko on Okinawa's east coast resumed Thursday morning.
New Okinawa Chief Wants US to Rethink Marine Base Relocation
Denny Tamaki was elected last month after campaigning for moving the disputed Marine base entirely off the island.
Pompeo Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Ahead of North Korea Trip
Pompeo's trip to Asia comes as President Trump seeks to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a second time.
Japan Would Boost Missile Defenses in Record Military Budget
A big chunk of the budget would buy two land-based Aegis missile defense systems and SM-3 Block IIA interceptor missiles.
Hiroshima Remembers Atomic Bombing on 73rd Anniversary
Hiroshima marked the anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1945, atomic bombing of the city with a somber ceremony.
Japan Hosts Multinational Drills to Intercept Weapons at Sea
The "Pacific Shield 18" exercise off Tokyo's southern coast simulated the interception of weapons of mass destruction.
WWII Battle of Attu Island Still Haunts Those Who Fought There
The fight for Attu Island was the only World War II battle fought on North American soil.
Japanese Combat Helicopter Crashes in Southern Japan
The Boeing AH-64 combat helicopter crashed in Kanzaki city in Saga prefecture seven minutes after taking off.
Japan Public TV Sends Mistaken North Korean Missile Alert
Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch.
Ex-US Deserter to North Korea Who Married Japan Abductee Dies
A U.S Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release has died.
Japan Defense Adviser Sees Chance to Update Alliance with US
Ishiba's comment comes amid concerns that Trump might demand that Tokyo pay more for the 50K American troops stationed in Jap...
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On Saturday, 536 deceased veterans will be inducted into the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's "In Memory Program."
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The decision they made to head to Ireland to save the sailor's life got the Air Force's attention.
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The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy.
Colorado Man Arrested in 1987 Cold Case Killing of Fort Carson Soldier
Laboratory testing in 2004 and 2011 rekindled the case.
Army Investigation Found No Anti-Muslim Bias in Hijab Case
The Army debunked the discrimination claim, but investigators called for greater sensitivity.
Navy Launches Combat Ship USS Minneapolis-St. Paul
The USS Minneapolis-St. Paul was dropped sideways into the water Saturday at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard.
Trial Set to Begin for Navy SEAL in Islamic State Prisoner's Killing
The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil.
Female Team Leading Elite Helicopter Training Changes Command in Pensacola
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KC-46 Debuts at Paris Air Show Amid News of More Delays
The Air Force's new KC-46 Pegasus tanker landed on the flight line at France's Paris-Le Bourget Airport Saturday.
Damaged Tanker Arrives at UAE Anchorage Amid Increased Regional Tensions
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats.
Air Force Academy Sergeant Faces Hearing on 10 Assault Charges
The sergeant is accused of a series of assaults involving a victim described as his "intimate partner."
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From Street to Corps, Marine Vet Builds Character, Helps Students Do Same
Kurtis Yarbrough grew up in the tough streets of Bronx, NY and later served twelve years in the U.S. Marine Corps.
He Wanted to Apologize for Cutting Off Another Driver. It Ended in a Deadly Shootout
After a Marine Corps veteran accidentally cut off another car, he was ready to apologize at the next light. Two people died.
Wife of Marine Vet Rep. Duncan Hunter Admits Guilt in Campaign Finance Scandal
Margaret Hunter formally admitted that she illegally used thousands of dollars in campaign donations for personal expenses.
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Hoax 'Mayday' Distress Caller Vexes Coast Guard in Maryland
The caller is recorded saying they are "going down with the ship" and "mayday, mayday, mayday," along with profanities.
4 Jamaican Fishermen Detained on Coast Guard Ships
The Coast Guard said officers interdicting the vessel in 2017 saw the crew toss packages of marijuana into the water.
Coast Guard Strips Gender-Specific Pronouns from Evals, Promotion Board Packages
The effort is one of many initiatives designed to improve equality and retain women in the service.