Air Force releases report on Reaper crash

A ground control station error in the wake of a starter-generator failure led to the intentional crash of an MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft...

Carter salutes Iraqi forces, announces 560 U.S. troops to deploy to...

During his visit to Baghdad July 11, 2016, Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Iraqi leaders, coalition commanders and U.S. troops and also announced...

Headlines – July 8, 2016

News Obama backtracks on Afghanistan withdrawal, cites ‘precarious’ security situation - President Barack Obama called the security environment in Afghanistan “precarious” and July 6 he will...

News Briefs – July 8, 2016

Coroner ruled Death of Navy SEAL trainee a homicide A Southern California medical examiner says a Navy SEAL trainee was repeatedly dunked by an instructor...

Headlines – July 6, 2016

News NATO summit set to approve Afghanistan mission for another year - The Western military alliance is set this week to commit to extend its support...

News Briefs – July 6, 2016

MQ-9 crashes in northern Syria An MQ-9 Reaper crashed in northern Syria July 5. The aircraft was flying a combat mission when positive control of...

Obama: 8,400 U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan through January 2017

https://youtu.be/yxLjCiNs3Mw The situation in Afghanistan remains “precarious,” President Barack Obama said here today, and that is why he will keep 8,400 U.S. service members in...

Headlines – July 1, 2016

Business UK defense industry seeks 'bold' government backing after Brexit vote - The UK needs to quickly signal it will support the aerospace, defense and other...

News Briefs – July 1, 2016

Russian defense minister promises response to NATO's buildup Russia's defense minister says the military will respond in kind to NATO's buildup near Russian borders. Sergei Shoigu...

Pentagon ends ban on transgender troops in military

The Pentagon announced June 30 that transgender people will be allowed to serve openly in the U.S. military, ending one of the last bans...