Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press

Lolita C. Baldor

The Associated Press

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Watchdog: US troop pullout was key factor in Afghan collapse

A government watchdog says decisions by Presidents Donald Trump and Joe Biden to pull all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan were the key factors in the collapse of that nation's military. → Read More

4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

It's the only military academy, so far, where cadets may not graduate for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers later this month because they've refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to pay back thousands of dollars in tuition costs → Read More

4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers this month because they have refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they may be required to pay back thousands of dollars in tuition costs, according to Air Force officials. → Read More

4 Air Force cadets may not graduate due to vaccine refusal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four cadets at the Air Force Academy may not graduate or be commissioned as military officers this month because they have refused the COVID-19 vaccine, and they → Read More

Army poised to revamp Alaska forces to prep for Arctic fight

The U.S. Army is poised to revamp its forces in Alaska to better prepare for future cold-weather conflicts, and it is expected to replace the larger, heavily equipped Stryker Brigade in the state with a more mobile infantry unit better suited for the frigid fight, Army leaders say. → Read More

Official: US gave intel before Ukraine sank Russian warship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says it shared intelligence with Ukraine about the location of the Russian missile cruiser Moskva before the strike that sank the warship, a high-profile embarrassm… → Read More

US gave Ukraine intelligence before Russian ship sinking, official says

An American official said Ukraine alone decided to target and sink the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, but that the U.S. provided intelligence. → Read More

US gave Ukraine intelligence before Russian ship sinking, official says

An American official said Ukraine alone decided to target and sink the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, but that the U.S. provided intelligence. → Read More

US gave Ukraine intelligence before Russian ship sinking, official says

An American official said Ukraine alone decided to target and sink the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, but that the U.S. provided intelligence. → Read More

US Army using lessons from Ukraine war to aid own training

U.S. Army trainers are using lessons learned from the Russian war against Ukraine as they prepare soldiers for future fights against a major adversary such as Russia or China → Read More

How US Army trainers are using lessons from Ukraine war

In the dusty California desert, a planned training scenario is using familiar themes. → Read More

How US Army trainers are using lessons from Ukraine war

In the dusty California desert, a planned training scenario is using familiar themes. → Read More

How US Army trainers are using lessons from Ukraine war

In the dusty California desert, a planned training scenario is using familiar themes. → Read More

How US Army trainers are using lessons from Ukraine war

In the dusty California desert, a planned training scenario is using familiar themes. → Read More

How US Army trainers are using lessons from Ukraine war

In the dusty California desert, a planned training scenario is using familiar themes. → Read More

With COVID mission over, Pentagon plans for next pandemic

A COVID-19 patient was in respiratory distress. The Army nurse knew she had to act quickly. → Read More

With COVID mission over, Pentagon plans for next pandemic

U.S. military medical teams deployed during the pandemic brought back lessons as the Defense Department looks to see what worked and what didn't → Read More

With COVID mission over, Pentagon plans for next pandemic

A COVID-19 patient was in respiratory distress. The Army nurse knew she had to act quickly. → Read More

Report: US military must do more to avoid civilian deaths

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U. S. military needs to adjust its planning, training, targeting and use of weapons in order to better avoid widespread civilian deaths and damage such as the devastating 2017 battle to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants, a new RAND report said Thursday. The report requested by the Pentagon reflects criticism of the military's airstrike campaign… → Read More