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Military aircraft crash in Iraq highlights dangers troops face each day

The Aug. 19 military aircraft crash in Iraq highlights the dangers service members face every day, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Robert Manning III told...

House, Senate negotiators agree on $700 billion for Pentagon

House and Senate negotiators have agreed on an annual defense policy bill that authorizes $700 billion for the Pentagon in the 2018 fiscal year,...

News Briefs – August 29, 2016

Navy gets $2.7 billion attack submarine sponsored by Michelle Obama A Connecticut company has delivered to the U.S. Navy an attack submarine that is sponsored...

Headlines – January 27, 2016

News Pentagon in open brawl over spending priorities - Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is facing an open revolt in his own ranks.   U.S. military changes how...

Headlines – May 10, 2017

News Rumored US troop increase in Afghanistan draws praise, worry on Capitol Hill - Reports of a proposed significant increase in the number of U.S. troops...

News Briefs – March 15, 2019

New Pentagon transgender rule sets limits for troops The Defense Department has approved a new policy that will largely bar most transgender troops and military...

News Briefs – November 18, 2016

U.S. disputes Jordan's claim that Americans caused shooting The U.S. Embassy in Jordan on Nov. 17 disputed Amman's claim that U.S. trainers sparked a deadly...

Headlines – January 15, 2018

News VA publicly posts opioid prescription rates for all facilities - The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun publicly posting data on how frequently its doctors...

News Briefs – November 9, 2018

Minsk warns against U.S. base in Poland, nixes Russian base MINSK, Belarus--The leader of Belarus has warned his nation would have to beef up its...

NASA hybrid electric research plane gets X number, new name

Image courtesy of NASA Langley/Advanced Concepts Lab/AMA, Inc.Featuring 14 electric motors, the X-57 will demonstrate one way electric propulsion can be integrated with...