Afghanistan’s government and foreign troops should prepare for the Taliban to step up urban suicide attacks and assassinations as they shift tactics to “very focused” terrorism, the U.S. ambassador told Reuters.
An Ohio Air National Guard Wing whose commander resigned under pressure last spring was rife with sexual harassment and inappropriate relationships, according to an Inspector General’s report detailed in the Air Force Times.
ISHINOMAKI, Japan – The stench from piles of grimy tsunami debris that soldiers were shoveling from the roadside here last Tuesday was overpowering at times.
A recent law allows former servicemembers who have been jailed to receive healthcare after they leave prison.
AJDABIYA, Libya — Abdel-Moneim Mokhtar was ambushed and killed by Moammar Gadhafi’s troops last week on a dusty road in eastern Libya — the end of a journey that saw him fight as a jihadi in Afghanistan and then return home where he died alongside NATO-backed rebels trying to oust the longtime authoritarian leader.
RICHMOND — After 16 years behind bars, Dustin Turner’s last hope for freedom now rests with the Virginia Supreme Court.
KABUL, Afghanistan — An apparent Taliban infiltrator wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire Monday inside the Defense Ministry, killing at least two soldiers before he was gunned down in the third deadly breach of security in Afghanistan in less than a week.
WASHINGTON –- For the third year in a row, Texas Rep. John Carter is pushing to get combat status recognition for victims of the Fort Hood shooting in November 2009. The shooting left 14 dead and 32 wounded, and has been dubbed a clear act of “radical Islamic terrorism” by Carter and other conservatives in the House.
A blunder by British Defense Ministry staff put secrets about British and U.S. nuclear submarines on the Internet for all to see, the Daily Star Sunday reports.
The murders on Saturday of five NATO soldiers by a Taliban suicide bomber who enlisted as an Afghan National Army soldier marked the latest in a rising toll of coalition troop deaths at the hands of Afghan security forces they are attempting to train.
In a war, death comes in many forms: jury-rigged bombs, sleek fighter jets, assault rifles, rocket-propelled grenades. But a stealthier killer lingers long after the fighting is done, in the psychological toll that combat exacts, Wired reports. More than 6,000 veterans take their own lives every year — about 20 percent of the 30,000 American suicides annually.
Adding an eighth of an inch in cushion to U.S. Army helmets could reduce the risk of brain injury to soldiers, according to a new study reported on by USA Today.
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Navy is planning to cut 3,000 mid-career sailors from its ranks because of record retention rates, according to an administrative message and guidance put out Thursday by the Navy Personnel Command.
Michelle Obama and Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, teamed up with celebrities and corporations on Thursday to urge employers to find creative ways to put troops and their spouses on the payroll, The Associated Press reported.
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