Navy A-29 pilot in Air Force’s light-attack experiment died attempting sharp, low-speed turn
Navy Lt. Christopher Short tried to turn his A-29 Super Tucano 180 degrees to the right, but ended up rapidly rolling in that direction, and then entered into an uncontrolled spiral dive that killed him.
U.S. to keep 10 percent of its fighting forces in Syria, reversing Trump’s planned full withdrawal
About 200 U.S. troops will remain in Syria for the foreseeable future, a reversal of White House plans for a full withdrawal from the war-torn country, after lawmakers voiced concerns about the security ramifications of a hasty retreat.
Spouses have more problems, less support during deployments, survey finds
Fewer than 1 in 5 said their military support during a recent deployment was excellent or very good.
The motivated Marine Corps origin of the ‘distracted boyfriend’ meme, 'rah?
Who among us wouldn’t get distracted by such a display?
Feds formally launch investigation of carcinogens on military bases
The initial review will last until 2020 and set the foundation for further studies into whether PFAS is to blame for military cancers and birth defects.
US troop withdrawals aren’t on the table for Trump’s North Korea peace talks — for now
Administration officials say they won't offer troop withdrawals from the region as a trade for nuclear concessions.
Fly-past honors WWII airmen who died saving UK children
U.S. and Royal Air Force warplanes roared over the English city of Sheffield Friday to honor 10 American airmen who sacrificed their lives to save British children playing in a park beneath their crippled bomber during World War II.
Here’s how DoD will choose which projects to cut to fund the border wall
The cuts look to make "minimal impact" but are likely to target funds that were set to improve buildings in poor condition.
As security forces get the M18 handgun, Air Force adds new shooting and weapons handling guidance
The Air Force issued a memorandum Dec. 3 that formalizes the arrival of the M18 Modular Handgun System for base defenders.
An IED took both his legs — but that won’t stop this vet from driving 18-wheelers
Erin Schaefer, an Army veteran and double amputee, is close to achieving his long-time dream of becoming a professional truck driver.
Fallen special operators honored as AFSOC begins 830-mile ruck march
Twenty special tactics airmen are marching from Texas to Florida to pay tribute to Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, a special tactics combat controller who was killed in eastern Afghanistan Nov. 27.
‘Setting us up to fail’ — VA blasted over unfilled health care positions
Almost 12 percent of the department's total jobs are currently unfilled.
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