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Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, has died

Brent Scowcroft, prominent elder statesman, who twice served as National Security Advisor has died at the age of 95. → Read More

1 Marine dead, 8 missing after training accident off California

One Marine was killed and eight others were missing after their small amphibious vehicle took on water in an exercise off Southern California. → Read More

US to withdraw 12,000 troops from Germany

U.S. to move 12,000 troops from Germany back to U.S. or other parts of Europe → Read More

US confirms fighter jet flew close to Iranian jetliner above Syria, leading to passenger injuries

A U.S. F-15 fighter jet came within a kilometer of an Iranian airliner, leading the Iranian pilots to execute a rapid descent that injured several passengers. → Read More

All known fires extinguished on USS Bonhomme Richard

The Navy says all known fires on the USS Bonhomme Richard have been extinguished and are now checking the entire ship to ensure that's the case. → Read More

Timeline: What to know about missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen

Federal and state authorities are investigating the death of Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen. → Read More

Top Pentagon officials say Russian bounty program not corroborated

Defense secretary says Russian bounty program was taken seriously but not corroborated by intelligence agencies. → Read More

Trump declares US in 'culture war,' calls flying Confederate flag 'freedom of speech'

As President Trump ramps up rhetoric around preserving the legacy of the Confederate south, the Pentagon is making moves to ban Confederate symbols across military bases. → Read More

US General confident Iraqis will ask American troops remain in Iraq

The top U.S. military commander in the Middle East is expressing confidence that talks with Iraq will keep U.S. military troops in that country. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, the commander of U.S. Central Command, visited Baghdad on Tuesday and met with new Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al Kadhimi, who has taken steps to take on an Iranian-backed Shiite militia group that has attacked American forces.… → Read More

Family of missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen speaks out, urges no one enlist until 'we get justice'

A suspect, who allegedly sexually harassed Vanessa Guillen, died by suicide. → Read More

Navy videos spark renewed interest in UFOs from enthusiasts and Congress

The U.S. Navy's declassification of UFO videos sparks calls for more information about what the U.S. government knows about UFOs. → Read More

Suspect connected to missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen dies by suicide

Vanessa Guillen, 20, has been missing since April 22. → Read More

Russians offered Taliban bounties to kill US troops: Military official

Russians offered bounties on U.S. soldiers to Taliban fighters, a military official has told ABC News. → Read More

Navy upholds firing of carrier captain and holds up promotion of admiral because of handling of virus outbreak on ship

The is Navy upholding the firing of the USS Theodore Roosevelt captain and is holding up the promotion of an admiral because over the handling of virus outbreak on ship → Read More

Air Force makes history naming woman as top NCO

Air Force makes history in naming first woman to serve as its top non-commissioned officer. → Read More

2nd top Pentagon official resigns this week after passed over for promotion

A second top Pentagon official resigned this week after being passed over for a departmental promotion. → Read More

Russian bombers come 8 miles from entering US airspace

NORAD intercepted a set of Russian bombers off the coast of Alaska that flew 8 miles from entering U.S. territorial airspace → Read More

Questions arise over Special Forces guarding Donald Trump from protests

"I hate the optics of it," retired Army Special Forces Col. Robert Wilson said. → Read More

Defense secretary reverses order, keeps soldiers in DC area after opposing Insurrection Act for George Floyd protests, calling for accountability in his 'murder'

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday called for accountability in George Floyd's "murder," said he opposes using active duty troops in protests. → Read More

Pentagon defends defense secretary's call to 'dominate the battle space' in response to civil unrest

The Pentagon is defending Defense Secretary Mark Esper's use of the term "battle space," following criticism from retired military officers and congressional leadership. → Read More