Afghans seek clarity on Trump’s talk of wiping country out
The Afghan government asked for clarification on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he could win the 18-year war in 10 days but that “Afghanistan would be wiped off the face of the earth.”
Heavily armed Marine arrested at Offutt Air Force Base charged with possession of modified firearms, fraudulent enlistment and more
Pfc. Ali J. Alkazahg was arrested in May after trying to enter Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska with two semi-automatic rifles, a pistol, a suppressor, a bump stock, body armor and ammunition.
Lawmakers nominate far more men than women for military service academies each year: Report
Findings from the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, obtained through a Freedom of Information Request, determined women have never composed more than 27 percent of current lawmakers’ service academy appointments since 1995.
Fewer troops are using Tuition Assistance benefits
Fewer troops are using their education benefits, but for-profit schools continue to be a popular choice among those who do choose to attend school while on active duty.
Esper confirmed as new defense secretary, ending Pentagon leadership uncertainty
The Pentagon had gone more than 200 days without a permanent leader.
South Korea fires warning shots at Russia warplanes; Kremlin disputes events
South Korean air force jets fired 360 rounds of warning shots Tuesday after a Russian military plane twice violated South Korea’s airspace off the country’s eastern coast, Seoul officials said in an announcement that was quickly disputed by Russia.
The worst orders you’ll ever get?
Congress explores “Strategic Arctic Ports” for Navy and Coast Guard personnel.
Kim inspects new submarine, wants North Korean military bolstered
North Korea leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country's military capability, state media reported Tuesday, as the North is increasing its pressure on the United States ahead of the possible resumption of nuclear diplomacy.
Budget deal gives a big funding boost to defense, but Republicans wanted more
The $738 billion plan for defense spending next year falls short of what some claimed was needed to maintain military might.
Manning the military: America’s problem
Conscription using a lottery based system would be a fair, efficient, sustainable, legal and proven alternative to fixing the military's recruiting problem, says the author of this commentary.
YouTube’s top military personalities
Here's eight of the top Military YouTubers active today.
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